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Calendar of 5K Races in Arizona

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 Arizona.

Upcoming 5K races in Arizona

Sun, Aug 92015 Arizona Road Racers Summer Series #5Phoenix, AZ
Sun, Sep 642nd Annual Louis Tewanima FootraceShungopavi, AZ
Sat, Sep 26Nocturnal Lands 5K - Phoenix, AZScottsdale, AZ
Sun, Oct 4A Race for Maggie's PlaceTempe, AZ
Sat, Oct 10Mesa Sprint Triathlon, 5k and Kid's Splash and Dash, Sponsored by Forever Living ProductsMesa, AZ
Sat, Oct 10Foam Glow 5K™ - PhoenixGoodyear, AZ
Sat, Oct 24Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race-PhoenixChandler, AZ
Sat, Oct 24FINIS Tri at Patagonia LakePatagonia, AZ
Sat, Nov 212014 NXR Citizens 5KCasa Grande, AZ

Recent 5K races in Arizona

Sat, Jul 255th Annual Breeze in the Trees 5k Run/WalkSahuarita, AZ
Sat, Jul 18Arizona Road Racers Summer Series #4Tempe, AZ
Sat, Jul 42015 Arizona Road Racers #3Peoria, AZ
Sat, Jul 47th Annual 4th of July 5k Freedom Run/WalkTucson, AZ

New/Updated 5K races in Arizona

Sun, Oct 4A Race for Maggie's PlaceTempe, AZ
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