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Calendar of 5K Races in Iowa

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 Iowa.

Upcoming 5K races in Iowa

Sun, Jul 26The Ridge Run (Mud Run)Garwin, IA
Sun, Jul 26The Ridge Run (Mud Run/Obstacle Course 5K)Garwin, IA
Sat, Aug 1Run for Blood 5K Run/WalkDes Moines, IA
Sat, Aug 1Run for Blood 5K Walk/RunSioux City, IA
Sat, Aug 22Hayden's Hope Glow For Hope 5K & 1 Mile Fun RunMason City, IA
Sat, Aug 22Fairgrounds 5KDes Moines, IA
Sat, Sep 12Diva Dash 5K & Lil' Princess Fun Run - Des MoinesDes Moines, IA
Sun, Sep 13Clinton Half MarathonClinton, IA
Sat, Sep 19Hope For Healing 5K Glow RunIndianola, IA
Sat, Sep 26Pets on Parade- The Fast and the FurriestSioux City, IA

Recent 5K races in Iowa

Sat, Jun 27Farrell's 5KPolk Sity, IA
Sat, Jun 27Hog Jog 5kMount Pleasant, IA
Sat, Jun 27SUPERHERO 5KPocahontas, IA
Sun, Jun 21Run or Dye Cedar Rapids June 2015Cedar Rapids, IA
Sat, Jun 13Color Vibe 5K - Cedar RapidsCedar Rapids, IA
Sat, Jun 6Father’s Day SUPERDAD 5K – Cedar RapidsCedar Rapids, IA
Sat, Jun 6Father’s Day SUPERDAD 5K – Des MoinesDes Moines, IA
Sat, Jun 6MPD 5k4K9 Fun Run/WalkMarion, IA
Sat, Jun 6Weimarunner K9 5K - 2015West Des Moines, IA
Sat, Jun 6Driftless Discovery Trail Run 2015Decorah, IA

New/Updated 5K races in Iowa

Sat, Sep 26Pets on Parade- The Fast and the FurriestSioux City, IA
Sun, Oct 4Strides for Rides 5K and Fun WalkIowa City, IA
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