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Calendar of 5K Races in Illinois

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 Illinois.

Upcoming 5K races in Illinois

Sat, Oct 10SWAGG 5KMascoutah, IL
Sat, Oct 17Wurst Run 5KHampshire, IL
Sun, Oct 18Pant For The Pantry 5KNew Lenox, IL
Sun, Oct 185K JJoliet, IL
Sat, Oct 24Halloween Hustle 5KPalatine, IL
Sat, Nov 7St. Francis Falcon 5k Run/WalkLa Grange Park, IL
Sat, Nov 7Veterans 5K Run & WalkRockford, IL
Sat, Nov 21Jingle Bell Run/Walk for ArthritisLoves Park, IL
Sat, Dec 5Jingle Bell Run/Walk for ArthritisWheaton, IL
Sat, Dec 5Lions Club Reindeer Run 2015Wheaton, IL

Recent 5K races in Illinois

Sun, Oct 4Autumn on Parade 5KOregon, IL
Sun, Oct 4Histio Heroes 5KBatavia, IL
Sun, Oct 4Jack Pine Savage 5kRockton, IL
Sat, Oct 3Chili Chase 5K Run and Kids Pepper DashBelleville, IL
Sat, Oct 3Superheroes for a Super Cause 5K/10K 2015Harrisburg, IL
Sun, Sep 27Edgewater Back to School 5k Run/WalkChicago, IL
Sun, Sep 27O'Hare 5k on the RunwayChicago, IL
Sat, Sep 264th Annual Run for the Heroes 5KO'fallon, IL
Sat, Sep 26Foam Glow - ChicagoBridgeview, IL
Fri, Sep 25FT Cares Light the Torch 5k Night Run/WalkWheaton, IL

New/Updated 5K races in Illinois

Sat, Oct 17Wurst Run 5KHampshire, IL
Sat, Nov 7St. Francis Falcon 5k Run/WalkLa Grange Park, IL

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5K races in Wheaton, IL
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