Login  
 
  • Promoting a Race?
Are you looking to promote a running event? You can add your event to our calendar for free.

To add your event to JogRunRace, start here. Once published, your event will be easily discoverable by runners.
 
 
See More Articles
 
 
 
 

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, Mar 7Super Heroes of ChicagoChicago, IL
Sun, Mar 8Color 5K Run ChicagoChicago, IL
Sat, Mar 14The Lucky Leprechaun Virtual Run - 5k/10k/Half Marathon (Springfield)Springfield, IL
Sat, Mar 14The Lucky Leprechaun Virtual Run - 5k/10k/Half Marathon (Chicago)Chicago, IL
Sat, Mar 14Deer Park St Paddy's 5k Run/WalkDeer Park, IL
Sat, Mar 14Hamilton County Rotary 5k & 10k Run / WalkMcleansboro, IL
Sat, Mar 14DCS 5k Trail RaceCisco, IL
Sat, Mar 14Dixon Family YMCA Shamrock Shuffle 5kDixon, IL
Sun, Mar 15MMRF 5K - Run for Multiple MyelomaUrbana, IL
Sat, Mar 21Ty Rylander Fund Virtual Redneck 5K Run/WalkPittsfield, IL

Recent 5K races in Illinois

Sun, Mar 1The Race of Love Half Marathon/10k/5k/1k Virtual Race & ChallengesChicago, IL
Sat, Feb 28St. Mary’s School Mardi Gras 5K/10KMt Carmel, IL
Sat, Feb 28The 2015 Ready for Summer Virtual Run – 5k/10k/Half Marathon (Springfield)Springfield, IL
Sat, Feb 28The 2015 Ready for Summer Virtual Run – 5k/10k/Half Marathon (Chicago)Chicago, IL
Sat, Feb 282nd Annual A1C Cuddeback Memorial RunOfallon, IL
Sat, Feb 28A1C Zachary Cuddeback Memorial 5kO'fallon, IL
Sun, Feb 22Hug an Athlete 5kBelvidere, IL
Sat, Feb 14The Race of Love Half Marathon/10k/5k/1k Virtual Race & ChallengesChicago IL, IL
Sat, Feb 14The 2015 Puppy Love Run - Virtual 5k/10k/Half Marathon (Springfield)Springfield, IL
Sat, Feb 14The 2015 Puppy Love Run - Virtual 5k/10k/Half Marathon (Chicago)Chicago, IL

New/Updated 5K races in Illinois

Sun, Mar 8Color 5K Run ChicagoChicago, IL
Sat, Mar 14The Lucky Leprechaun Virtual Run - 5k/10k/Half Marathon (Springfield)Springfield, IL
Sat, Mar 14The Lucky Leprechaun Virtual Run - 5k/10k/Half Marathon (Chicago)Chicago, IL
Sat, Mar 14Hamilton County Rotary 5k & 10k Run / WalkMcleansboro, IL
Sat, Mar 14DCS 5k Trail RaceCisco, IL
Sat, Mar 14Dixon Family YMCA Shamrock Shuffle 5kDixon, 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 28Penguin in the Park 5KDecatur, IL
February 1, 2012

The 5K is the most popular race distance. It is a distance that will challenge you yet short enough that anyone can complete. The 5K is one of my favorite running distances. The 5k is a short enough distance that anyone can run but, at the same […]

Read the full article →
February 19, 2012

Running is great exercise but it can also lead to a number of injuries if you are not cautious. Here are a few of the most common running injuries. It is important to know what some of the most common running injuries are as well as what causes […]

Read the full article →
February 22, 2014

Do you run first thing in the morning? Pounding the pavement as soon as you wake up has its advantages. If you run outdoors, it can be a peaceful exercising in the solitude of the early morning hours. Plus, you get it out of the way before you […]

Read the full article →
March 11, 2014

Running is one of the best forms of cardiovascular around. Unfortunately, running lots of miles not only puts stress on the joints, but also increases the risk of injury. Long distance runners who run outside on hard pavement are particularly […]

Read the full article →
March 14, 2014

Running is one of the best exercises around. Not only does it burn significant calories and fat, but it strengthens the cardiovascular system more efficiently than almost any other form of exercise. Many people who run outdoors enjoy the […]

Read the full article →
March 30, 2014

Many runners are embracing a growing trend toward minimalist running shoes. Minimalist running shoes are simply shoes designed to provide the closest experience to barefoot running possible while still protecting the feet from rocks, broken […]

Read the full article →