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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 252014 Goblin Gallop 5K Run Walk for CrimestoppersJoliet, IL
Sat, Oct 25Halloween Hustle 5KPalatine, IL
Sat, Oct 25Hayden's Half Marathon & 5KSumner, IL
Sat, Oct 25Sprint & Spirit 5k and Fun RunBelleville, IL
Sat, Oct 25Trick or Trot 5K / Little Devil Dash 1KVilla Park, IL
Sat, Oct 251st Annual Children's Miracle Network 5k Charity Run 2014 Danville WalmartOakwood, IL
Sat, Oct 25The Running Dead (Coffin) Virtual Run - ChicagoChicago, IL
Sat, Oct 25The Running Dead (Coffin) Virtual Run - SpringfieldSpringfield, IL
Sat, Oct 25Sprint Your Way to a 5KEdwardsville, IL
Sat, Oct 25pan-k 5kRiver Forest, IL

Recent 5K races in Illinois

Fri, Oct 24Light Up The Night For HospiceMarion, IL
Fri, Oct 24Addams 5kSchaumburg, IL
Fri, Oct 24Glow Run/Costume 5kDieterich, IL
Sun, Oct 19Spring Trail Tiger Trot 5K RunCarol Stream, IL
Sun, Oct 19TS5KNaperville, IL
Sun, Oct 19India Run for Hope at Northwestern UniversityEvanston, IL
Sun, Oct 19Krazy Kettle 5KCrystal Lake, IL
Sat, Oct 183rd Annual Fallen Soldiers 5k @ Western Illinois UniveristyMacomb, IL
Sat, Oct 18Smashing Cancer Pumpkin Run/Walk 5k Rainbow Color runSavanna, IL
Sat, Oct 18Great River Road Fall 5KGodfrey, IL

New/Updated 5K races in Illinois

Sat, Oct 25Sprint Your Way to a 5KEdwardsville, IL
Sat, Oct 25The Running Dead Virtual Run (Glow in the Dark) - ChicagoChicago, IL
Sat, Oct 25pan-k 5kRiver Forest, IL
Sat, Oct 25Steps for Students 5KGlen Carbon, IL
Sat, Oct 25Zombie 5k Run or 1 Mile Fun WalkElgin, IL
Sat, Nov 1Panhellenic Zombie 5KMacomb, IL
Sat, Nov 1Light up the Night for Sunny Day PreschoolWarren, IL
Sat, Nov 1Panting for Paws 5k & 1 Mile Fun RunCrystal Lake, IL
Sat, Nov 1Outrun Childhood ObesityChampaign, IL
Sat, Nov 1Halloween HustleArmstrong, IL
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