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Calendar of 5K Races in Arkansas

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 Arkansas.

Upcoming 5K races in Arkansas

Sat, Apr 1Advocates For Autism 5kBeebe, AR
Sat, Apr 1Everyones a Athlete 5kHot Springs National Park, AR
Sat, Apr 1"Super Heroes for Autism" 5k (USATF Certified) & 1 Mile Fun RunFort Smith, AR
Sat, Apr 15Concord GT 5KHeber Springs, AR
Sat, Apr 15ACA Bunny Hop 5kAlexander, AR
Sat, Apr 15Colors of the Cross 5K Family Fun Run/WalkJonesboro, AR
Sat, Apr 22Brian Valley Memorial 5k +1Jacksonville, AR
Sat, Apr 293rd Annual Junior Auxiliary Run for the Berries Bubble Run 5k and 1 Mile Fun RunCabot, AR
Sat, Apr 29Iron Pig 5K & Fun Run 2017Fayetteville, AR
Sat, May 6A-State Steelers Youth Football 5KPine Bluff, AR

Recent 5K races in Arkansas

Sun, Mar 262017 Arkansas Run For The Fallen 5KLittle Rock, AR
Sat, Mar 18Nutty Runner 5kFayeteville, AR

New/Updated 5K races in Arkansas

Sat, Apr 15Concord GT 5KHeber Springs, AR

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5K races in Fayetteville, AR
February 1, 2012

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February 19, 2012

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October 31, 2013

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November 1, 2013

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November 3, 2013

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November 4, 2013

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March 14, 2014

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March 28, 2014

Stress fractures are a common injury among runners, whether they run marathons or run casually to stay fit. Most runners try to prevent stress fractures since they can keep them off the running track for up to three months as the bone heals. ...

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March 30, 2014

Many runners are embracing a growing trend toward minimalist running shoes. Minimalist running shoes are simply shoes designed to provide the closest experience to barefoot running possible while still protecting the feet from rocks, broken ...

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