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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

Fri, May 6Superheroes & Supervillains 5K Relay and 5KCarmi, IL
Fri, May 6T1D Wont Stop Me JDRF/FFA 5kJohnston City, IL
Sat, May 711th Annual Cinco de Mayo 5KBelvidere, IL
Sat, May 74th Annual ” I Run This Town” 5K AND1MILE FUN RUNClay City, IL
Sat, May 7EmpoweRun 5KLibertyville, IL
Sat, May 7NAMI Southwestern Illinois Mental Health 5K Race for RecoverySauget, IL
Sat, May 7Kiss A Pig 5K Fun Run/WalkDecatur, IL
Sat, May 7Rainbow Run 5KKankakee, IL
Sat, May 73rd annual Hanover Township Sprint to Spring 5kElgin, IL
Sat, May 7Heart-n-Sole 5K RUN/WALK & Fun Run, 2nd AnnualMascoutah, IL

Recent 5K races in Illinois

Sun, May 1Golden Eagle 5KChicago, IL
Sun, May 1Thank Dank Memorial Scholarship 5KMendota, IL
Sun, May 1Whistle While You Walk/Run 5kVilla Park, IL
Sun, May 1Copy (2) of Lions Path of Pride 5k/10k Run/WalkPayson, IL
Sun, May 1Ferocious 5KElgin, IL
Sun, May 1Manny's Mission 5K & SuperKids MilerRomeoville, IL
Sat, Apr 30Little Feet Fun 1 Mile Fun Run and 5kNiantic, IL
Sat, Apr 30Marching with the Saints 5K RunSteger, IL
Sat, Apr 30Run for the Rose 5kPetersburg, IL
Sat, Apr 307th Annual Shriner's Shuffle 5K / 2KGreenville, IL

New/Updated 5K races in Illinois

Fri, May 6Superheroes & Supervillains 5K Relay and 5KCarmi, IL
Fri, May 6T1D Wont Stop Me JDRF/FFA 5kJohnston City, IL
Sat, May 711th Annual Cinco de Mayo 5KBelvidere, IL
Sat, May 7NAMI Southwestern Illinois Mental Health 5K Race for RecoverySauget, IL
Sat, May 7Kiss A Pig 5K Fun Run/WalkDecatur, IL
Sat, May 7Rainbow Run 5KKankakee, IL
Sat, May 73rd annual Hanover Township Sprint to Spring 5kElgin, IL
Sat, May 7Heart-n-Sole 5K RUN/WALK & Fun Run, 2nd AnnualMascoutah, IL
Sat, May 7Mama's RunZion, IL
Sun, May 82016 Embrace the Race for Women's Cancers 5kHighland Park, IL
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