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Calendar of 5K Races in Alabama

The 5K distance is the perfect introductory distance for novice runners, as well as a challenging test of endurance and speed for competitive runners. Casual runners who want to take their training to the next level can benefit greatly from a 5K race. The best part of a 5K race is that they are accessible to all fitness types, ages and levels.

Here you will find a listing of the 5K races registered with JogRunRace for Alabama.

Upcoming 5K races in Alabama

Sat, Jul 4I Love America 5kHuntsville, AL
Sat, Jul 1816th Annual Wet Dog TriathlonDecatur, AL
Sat, Jul 255KTFJemison, AL
Sat, Aug 8Just A Call Away 5KBirmingham, AL
Sat, Aug 82015 Trak Shak Retro Run 5KHomewood, AL
Sat, Aug 8Foam Glow - BirminghamLincoln, AL
Sat, Aug 22EVO 5k Fit CHALLENGEBirmingham, AL
Sat, Aug 29Warrior RunNew Market, AL
Sat, Sep 12Harper's Heart Run 2015Birmingham, AL
Sat, Sep 26Give Kids the World 5kBirmingham, AL

Recent 5K races in Alabama

Sat, Jun 274th Annual NEGU 5k/1 mileColumbiana, AL
Sat, Jun 1317th Annual Metro Area 5K Pig RunBirmingham, AL
Sat, Jun 13Greater Birmingham Auburn Club Aubie 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run "In Memory of Meredith Maddox"Hoover, AL
Sat, Jun 13Blacklight Run - BirminghamLincoln, AL
Sat, Jun 6Hoofin' It 5K/10K Trail RunPelham, AL
Sat, Jun 6Father’s Day SUPERDAD 5K – BirminghamBirmingham, AL
Sat, Jun 6Father’s Day SUPERDAD 5K – HuntsvilleHuntsville, AL
Sat, Jun 6Father’s Day SUPERDAD 5K – MobileMobile, AL
Sat, Jun 6Father’s Day SUPERDAD 5K – MontgomeryMontgomery, AL

New/Updated 5K races in Alabama

Sat, Jul 255KTFJemison, AL
Sat, Oct 24Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer 5KHomewood, AL
Sat, Dec 5AORTA Toys for Tots 5K,10K, and 1 MileAuburn, AL

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