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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, Aug 25k Chocolate Party ChicagoChicago, IL
Sat, Aug 2SHAPE Diva Dash: Chicago 2014Sandwich, IL
Sat, Aug 25K Run/Walk for The KidsOttawa, IL
Sat, Aug 2Electric Run St. Louis 2014Madison, IL
Sat, Aug 2LIVING COLOR LIVING UNITED 5KMt. Vernon, IL
Sat, Aug 2Lions "Path of Pride"Payson, IL
Sat, Aug 2The 2014 Top Gun Run: Second Flight (Springfield)Springfield, IL
Sat, Aug 25k Chocolate Party Chicago is now TheChocolate5KChicago, IL
Sat, Aug 2The 2014 Top Gun Run: Second Flight (Chicago)Chicago, IL
Sat, Aug 2North Chicago Community Days 5k Family Fun Run and Fitness WalkNorth Chicago, IL

Recent 5K races in Illinois

Fri, Aug 1August Challenge-Everyone receives a medalChicago, IL
Sun, Jul 27MDA Calumet City Fire Fighters Fit to Fight 5KCalumet City, IL
Sat, Jul 26BEACON Pathway to Hope 5K Run/Walk, Kids Fun Run & Weight Loss ChallengeBelleville, IL
Sat, Jul 265K Run/Walk against Substance AbuseGeneva, IL
Sat, Jul 26St. John's "Run for Life" 5K run/walkWinfield, IL
Sat, Jul 26NIght Out Against Substance AbuseGeneva, IL
Sat, Jul 26Mud Mountain 5K XIXEdwardsville, IL
Sat, Jul 26Crusader 5KChampaign, IL
Sat, Jul 26No One Fights Cancer Alone 5k Run/Walk @ 9AMLake Villa, IL
Fri, Jul 25FOTCOH 5kPeoria, IL

New/Updated 5K races in Illinois

Sat, Aug 2The 2014 Top Gun Run: Second Flight (Springfield)Springfield, IL
Sat, Aug 25k Chocolate Party Chicago is now TheChocolate5KChicago, IL
Sat, Aug 2The 2014 Top Gun Run: Second Flight (Chicago)Chicago, IL
Sat, Aug 2Run4RaleyPhilo, IL
Sat, Aug 2Fight for the FinishEffingham, IL
Sat, Aug 2Blacklight Run - St. LouisSauget, IL
Sat, Aug 2North Chicago Community Days 5k Family Fun Run and Fitness WalkNorth Chicago, IL
Sun, Aug 3The Biggest Loser RunWalk Chicago Half Marathon/5K/Kids 1 Mile Fun RunChicago, IL
Sun, Aug 32nd Annual Battalion Roll & Go 5k Run/WalkElwood, IL
Fri, Aug 8Indeian PRIDE RunMascoutah, IL
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