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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, Nov 27Roselle Exploding Turkey TrotRoselle, IL
Thu, Nov 27Belleville Thanksgiving 5K Run and Kids Fun RunBelleville, IL
Thu, Nov 27Good Hope Turkey TrotGood Hope, IL
Sat, Nov 291st Annual Reindeer Run 5kAnna, IL
Sat, Nov 29Santa Run (5K Fun Run) & Santa Stroll (1 Mile Walk)Joliet, IL
Sat, Nov 29Schaumburg Half Marathon & 5k Turkey TrotRolling Meadows, IL
Sat, Nov 29Grant Park Turkey Trot 5kChicago, IL
Sat, Nov 29Schaumburg Half Marathon & 5k Turkey TrotSchaumburg, IL
Sat, Nov 29Beverly Hills Turkey Trot 5K Run & Family Walk
sponsored by The PrivateBank
Chicago, IL
Sat, Nov 29Reindeer DashParis, IL

Recent 5K races in Illinois

Sun, Nov 23Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 2014Lincolnwood, IL
Sun, Nov 23Turkey Trot Tune-Up 5KLisle, IL
Sat, Nov 22Reindeer Run 5KCarmi, IL
Sat, Nov 22The Eat More Beef Virtual Run - (Springfield)Springfield, IL
Sat, Nov 22The Eat More Beef Virtual Run - (Chicago)Chicago, IL
Sat, Nov 22Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk for ArthrtisLoves Park, IL
Sat, Nov 22Dashing DivasBelleville, IL
Sat, Nov 22Rockford Jingle Bell RunLoves Park, IL
Sat, Nov 22Pin Down the Holiday'sMascoutah, IL
Sat, Nov 22Gobble Gobble Run or Wobble 5kOak Lawn, IL

New/Updated 5K races in Illinois

Sat, Dec 6Lions Club Reindeer Run 2014Wheaton, IL
Sat, Dec 6Jingle Bell Run/WalkWheaton, IL
Sat, Dec 6Jingle Bell Run/WalkWheaton, IL
Sat, Jan 3Way of Lights RunBelleville, IL
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