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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

Thu, Apr 2SPACEBALLS! Dark Helmut 5K/10K - Calla's Run: AuroraAurora, IL
Thu, Apr 2SPACEBALLS! Dark Helmut 5K/10K - Calla's Run: ChicagoChicago, IL
Thu, Apr 2SPACEBALLS! Dark Helmut 5K/10K - Calla's Run: SpringfieldSpringfield, IL
Thu, Apr 2SPACEBALLS! Dark Helmut 5K/10K - Calla's Run: Peoria, ILPeoria, IL
Sat, Apr 4Fast Cat 5k/ 10kPlainfield, IL
Sat, Apr 4"Bunny Wabbit" Run 2015 | Come chase the Wabbit!Libertyville, IL
Sat, Apr 4"Bunny Wabbit" Run 2015 | FrogHops 10k & 5k No. 1 of 3Libertyville, IL
Sat, Apr 4Avicenna 5KLake Villa, IL
Sat, Apr 4Avicenna 5K Run/Walk 2015Urbana, IL
Sat, Apr 11Run With Reagan 5K Race and 1 Mile WalkEureka, IL

Recent 5K races in Illinois

Sat, Mar 28Hunt for a Cure 5K and Fun RunBelleville, IL
Sat, Mar 28St. Ann Fun RunNashville, IL
Sat, Mar 28Partnering for a Better Community 5kQuincy, IL
Sat, Mar 28Penguin in the Park 5KDecatur, IL
Sat, Mar 21Ty Rylander Fund Virtual Redneck 5K Run/WalkPittsfield, IL
Sat, Mar 21Interplanetary 5KPeoria, IL
Sat, Mar 21St. Patrick's Day - Green Beer 5KChicago, IL
Sat, Mar 21First Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk with the Choir Nerds!Hillsboro, IL
Sat, Mar 21MELTFEST 5KRockford, IL
Sun, Mar 15MMRF 5K - Run for Multiple MyelomaUrbana, IL

New/Updated 5K races in Illinois

Sat, May 2Blacklight Run - ChicagoJoliet, IL
Sat, May 2Community Action Partnership 8th Anti-Poverty Why I Walk/Run 2015Waukegan, IL
Sat, May 23Mayfest 5k Walk/Run BenefitMt Carroll, IL
Sat, May 23Mayfest 5k Walk/Run BenefitMount Carroll, IL
Sat, Jun 6Cosley Run for the AnimalsWheaton, IL
Sun, Oct 185K JJoliet, IL
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