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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

Sat, Jul 302016 Red Beard Rally 5K & 10KElgin, AZ
Sun, Jul 31Round Up at the Ranch 5kOro Valley, AZ
Fri, Aug 5Night Pop 5K Race 4Tempe, AZ
Sat, Aug 6Hopi 10K & 5KOraivi, AZ
Sat, Aug 13Ann Schmidt Run to Remember 5k Run/WalkTucson, AZ
Sat, Aug 20The Ninth Annual Colossal Cave 5k Road RaceVail, AZ
Sat, Aug 20Run Soaked 5kmTempe, AZ
Sat, Sep 35k for Foster Care Fun RunPrescott, AZ
Mon, Sep 547th Annual TMC Saguaro Labor Day 8-Miler and 5kTucson, AZ
Mon, Sep 5Labor Day 10K/5KWaddell, AZ

Recent 5K races in Arizona

Sat, Jul 23AZ Liberty Run 5KTempe, AZ
Mon, Jul 4Eighth Annual Fourth of July 5k Freedom Run/WalkTucson, AZ
Fri, Jul 1Night Pop 5K Race 3Tempe, AZ
Sat, Jun 25Hell's Furnace 5K & 10KTucson, AZ
Fri, Jun 24Beat the Heat NIGHT 5k Fun RunBullhead City, AZ

New/Updated 5K races in Arizona

Sat, Sep 35k for Foster Care Fun RunPrescott, AZ
Fri, Sep 9City Glow 5K Run-For The Heart of The YouthYuma, AZ
Sat, Sep 10Live Now Annual 5K Desert DashKingman, AZ
Sat, Sep 242016 Bigfoot Hustle 5K/10KPayson, AZ
Sat, Oct 1Pink In Action! 5K Run/WalkPhoenix, AZ
Sun, Oct 2A Race for Maggie's PlaceTempe, AZ
Sat, Oct 8Color Vibe 5K -- TucsonTucson, AZ
Sat, Oct 22St. Joseph's Westgate Desert Dash 5K and 1 MileGlendale, AZ
Sun, Oct 30Mountain Park Health Center 10K/5K Run SeriesTempe, AZ
Sat, Nov 12Veteran's Day 5K / 10K / 1 Mile Run/WalkPhoenix, AZ
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