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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, Sep 30ALS Geiger Gallop 5KHot Springs National Park, AR
Sat, Oct 7Birch Tree 5k Run for Recovery / 1 Mile walk for wellnessBenton, AR
Sat, Oct 14SURVIVORS' CHALLENGE 10K/5KFORT SMITH, AR
Sun, Oct 29Halloween Monster Dash 5K & Fun Run 2017Fayetteville, AR
Sat, Dec 2Jingle Bell Jog 5K & Reindeer Fun RunFayetteville, AR

Recent 5K races in Arkansas

Sat, Sep 23Families, Inc. Downtown J-Town 5K Run/WalkJonesboro, AR

New/Updated 5K races in Arkansas

Sat, Oct 14SURVIVORS' CHALLENGE 10K/5KFORT SMITH, AR
Sat, Dec 2Jingle Bell Jog 5K & Reindeer Fun RunFayetteville, AR

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