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Calendar of 5K Races in Colorado

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 Colorado.

Upcoming 5K races in Colorado

Sat, Oct 15K Race Against Domestic ViolenceLongmont, CO
Sat, Oct 1Sasquatch Shuffle Trail 5k and Fun RunBailey, CO
Sat, Oct 1Journey of Hope 5KDurango, CO
Sat, Oct 1Mayor's Cup 5K RunManitou Springs, CO
Sat, Oct 12016 La Veta Oktoberfest 5K Run Run/WalkLa Veta, CO
Sat, Oct 1Cedaredge Applefest 5k Fitness Run and WalkCedaredge, CO
Sun, Oct 2Denver Free to Breathe 5K Run/WalkDenver, CO
Sun, Oct 2Grizzly GrowlGolden, CO
Sun, Oct 2Justice RunLittleton, CO
Sun, Oct 2Six Pack Series - HIGHLANDS RANCH 5 Mile & 5kHighlands Ranch, CO

Recent 5K races in Colorado

Sun, Sep 25Rodelle Vanilla Day 5kFort Collins, CO
Sun, Sep 25The Colorado Springs MarathonColorado Springs, CO
Sun, Sep 25Highlands Rance Six Pack Series Summer/Fall 5k/5MIleHighlands Ranch, CO
Sun, Sep 25Susan G. Komen Colorado Race for the CureDenver, CO
Sat, Sep 24Lisa Nelson's Mustang Stampede-5K Run/WalkArvada, CO
Sat, Sep 242016 Friends Forever 5K - DenverDenver, CO
Sat, Sep 24Smile Run 5K & 10K for Suicide Prevention - DenverDenver, CO
Sat, Sep 24Taste in Timnath Fall Festival and 5KTimnath, CO
Sat, Sep 24Lisa Nelson’s Mustang Stampede 5K Memorial Scholarship Run/WalkArvada, CO
Sat, Sep 24Tour de CureParker, CO

New/Updated 5K races in Colorado

Sat, Oct 1Journey of Hope 5KDurango, CO
Sat, Oct 1Mayor's Cup 5K RunManitou Springs, CO
Sun, Oct 2Grizzly GrowlGolden, CO
Sat, Oct 8Avs 5KDenver, CO
Sat, Oct 8Mayberry 5kFort Morgan, CO
Sat, Oct 82016 CSU Homecoming 5KFort Collins, CO
Sat, Oct 83rd Annual 2K/5K Walk, Run & RollGreeley, CO
Sat, Oct 81st Annual Avs 5KDenver, CO
Sun, Oct 9Run the RocksMorrison, CO
Sun, Oct 9K9 CanterWestminster, CO
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