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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, Nov 1Glow For LifeTuscaloosa, AL
Sat, Nov 1The Spirit of Prattville 5K Hippie RunPrattville, AL
Sat, Nov 1Liz Waggett Memorial 5k Fun Run/WalkHuntsville, AL
Sat, Nov 1Leeds Elementary Monster Mash Dash 5k and Fun RunLeeds, AL
Sat, Nov 1Halloween Run for the HouseAuburn, AL
Sat, Nov 1Brian White DaySylacauga, AL
Sat, Nov 1Book'n It 5k and 10kPriceville, AL
Sat, Nov 1Forte's Power UP! 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run!Heflin, AL
Sat, Nov 1Secret Meals ShuffleHuntsville, AL

Recent 5K races in Alabama

Sat, Oct 25Leeds Five-0 5K and Firefighter Fun RunLeeds, AL
Sat, Oct 25Blazer Bolt for Brain CancerHomewood, AL
Sat, Oct 25Gamecock Gallop 5K 2014Jacksonville, AL
Sat, Oct 25Glover Drug Glow Run 5kSumiton, AL
Sat, Oct 25The Running Dead Virtual Run (Glow in the Dark) - MontgomeryMontgomery, AL
Sat, Oct 25The Running Dead (Coffin) Virtual Run - MontgomeryMontgomery, AL
Sat, Oct 25Maple Leaf Run 2014Trussville, AL
Sat, Oct 25The Race For Ray 5kEnterprise, AL
Sat, Oct 25The Great Pumpkin Run 5K - 1 mileGadsden, AL

New/Updated 5K races in Alabama

Sat, Nov 1VIRTUAL Speed the Light Celebration Run/WalkRobertsdale, AL
Sat, Nov 1Run for their LivesKillen, AL
Sat, Nov 1Calera Eagle 5K/10K/Color RunCalera, AL
Sat, Nov 1Take It To The Mat 5K and Fun RunWarrior, AL
Sat, Nov 1Dasche for the Stache 5KGadsden, AL
Sat, Nov 1Save the TaTas 5K Bra Run & 1 Mile Fun Run/WalkWinfield, AL
Sat, Nov 8Saluting Our Veterans Virtual Run - (Birmingham)Birmingham, AL
Sat, Nov 8Foley Rotary Oyster 5k RunFoley, AL
Sun, Nov 9Annual World Run Day - HuntsvilleHuntsville, AL
Sun, Nov 9Annual World Run Day - Alabama ResidentsAll Residents Of Alabama, AL
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