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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, Feb 222020 Dinosaurs! Virtual Race Series StegosaurusEverywhere, AR
Sat, Feb 292020 Leap Year 2.29 MileEverywhere, AR
Sun, Mar 1Little Rock MarathonLittle Rock, AR
Sat, Mar 72020 International Day of Happiness 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, AR
Sat, Mar 7International Women’s Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, AR
Sat, Mar 7Deputy Saul Gallegos Memorial Run 1M 5K 10KEverywhere, AR
Sat, Mar 142020 Shoe the World Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, AR
Sun, Mar 15He Rescues Me 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, AR
Tue, Mar 172020 Luck of the Irish 3.17 MileEverywhere, AR
Sat, Mar 21The Human Brain 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, AR

Recent 5K races in Arkansas

Sun, Feb 162020 Poop Day 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2Everywhere, AR
Sun, Feb 16February 2020 Run 4 LoveEverywhere, AR
Sun, Feb 92020 President’s Day 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2Everywhere, AR
Sun, Feb 92020 Tell a Fairy Tale 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2Everywhere, AR
Sat, Feb 82020 Love Your Pet Day 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2Everywhere, AR
Fri, Jan 312020 The Raven 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2Everywhere, AR
Sat, Jan 252020 Happy Hug Day 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2Everywhere, AR

New/Updated 5K races in Arkansas

Sat, Feb 222020 Dinosaurs! Virtual Race Series StegosaurusEverywhere, AR
Sat, Mar 7International Women’s Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, AR
Sat, Mar 7Deputy Saul Gallegos Memorial Run 1M 5K 10KEverywhere, AR
Sun, Mar 15He Rescues Me 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, AR
Sat, Mar 21The Human Brain 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, AR
Wed, Apr 152020 Racing for our Friends Down UnderYour Choice, AR
Wed, Apr 152020 Apollo 13 50th Anniversary 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Your Choice, AR
Wed, Apr 152020 Dinosaurs! Virtual Race Series | TriceratopsYour Choice, AR
Wed, Apr 152020 Earth Day 50th Anniversary 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Your Choice, AR
Sat, Apr 182020 Embrace Your Inner Unicorn 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, AR

Browse 5K races in Arkansas by city

5K races in Fayetteville, AR5K races in Little Rock, AR
October 5, 2013

Running is one of the best cardiovascular workouts there is. Here are 6 tips for keeping your running motivation high. Running is a great way to burn calories and increase your aerobic fitness. But let's face it. If you run regularly for months ...

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October 9, 2013

Shedding some light on few phrases used by runners. If you have friends who are serious runners, you may sometimes wonder what on earth they are talking about when they share tales from their latest training session. We runners have a ...

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October 31, 2013

With approximately 60% of Americans having a desire to lose weight, it is no wonder our lives are bombarded with weight loss options. Some of these options are completely ridiculous, some actually dangerous, most with over-exaggerated results. ...

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November 1, 2013

Want to start running? 5K road races are a great place to look for motivation. Training for a 5K is an attainable goal for anyone, and with numerous races occurring every weekend, 5Ks are easily accessible, family friendly, and a great test of ...

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November 3, 2013

Running is one of the best forms of exercise there is. Not only does it burn significant calories, it can be done almost anywhere – in the neighborhood, at a track, at the beach, or anywhere else you choose to vacation. Running is one of the ...

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November 4, 2013

If you run, you’re at a high risk for shin splints, a condition that causes pain, tenderness and sometimes swelling around the bone that runs down the front of the calf called the tibia. Shin splints are a common complaint among runners when ...

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November 5, 2013

People often complain that running is not beneficial to them because it is tedious, exhausting, and hard on their bodies. If that's the case, why are so many Americans regularly running and participating in races from the 5k to the marathon? ...

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March 22, 2014

Should you stretch before running? Some runners do – and some don’t. It would seem that stretching would be a way to reduce the risk of injury. After all, running with warm muscles sounds like a good preventative strategy – but is it? ...

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March 25, 2014

Do you avoid running because it’s bad for your knees and joints? Some people believe if they run to stay fit they'll end up with joint problems and osteoarthritis. Is there any truth to this idea? There's very little evidence that ...

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