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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

Sat, Oct 4Hemophilia of Iowa Clot TrotAmana, IA
Sat, Oct 48th Annual Run/Walk for the PumpkinsAnamosa, IA
Sat, Oct 4The Rescue Run 5k Run/Walk 2014Iowa City, IA
Sun, Oct 5Great Strides Run for Cystic FibrosisDavenport, IA
Fri, Oct 10MJE Pink Up the Pace 5K and 1 mile Fun WalkCouncil Bluffs, IA
Sat, Oct 113rd Annual K9 5K and Dog WalkOskaloosa, IA
Sat, Oct 18From Dusk... Till Dead RunDUBUQUE, IA
Sat, Oct 189th HawkWatch 5k Trail Walk/RunHoney Creek, IA
Sun, Oct 19Des Moines Galloway Training ProgramDes Moines, IA
Sat, Oct 25Le Mars Physical Therapy 5k Trick-or-Treat Trail RunLe Mars, IA

Recent 5K races in Iowa

Sun, Sep 28Fort Dodge Applefest Fun Run/WalkFort Dodge, IA
Sat, Sep 27Flaughless 5kVinton, IA
Sat, Sep 27PurpleStride Iowa 2014West Des Moines, IA
Sat, Sep 27A.W.A.R.E (Annual 5K Walk and Run Event) 2014Storm Lake, IA
Sat, Sep 27Glow Run 5kFairfield, IA
Thu, Sep 25OktemberfestMarshalltown, IA
Sun, Sep 21Capital Pursuit 10 mile & 5kDes Moines, IA
Sat, Sep 20Kickoff to Kinnick 5KIowa City, IA
Sat, Sep 20The Super Run - Iowa City, IAIowa City, IA, IA
Sat, Sep 205k Foam Fest- Des Moines, IA 2014Des Moines, IA

New/Updated 5K races in Iowa

Sat, Oct 4Hemophilia of Iowa Clot TrotAmana, IA
Sat, Oct 48th Annual Run/Walk for the PumpkinsAnamosa, IA
Fri, Oct 10MJE Pink Up the Pace 5K and 1 mile Fun WalkCouncil Bluffs, IA
Sat, Oct 113rd Annual K9 5K and Dog WalkOskaloosa, IA
Sat, Oct 25Le Mars Physical Therapy 5k Trick-or-Treat Trail RunLe Mars, IA
Sat, Nov 1Wartburg Zombie Run 2014Waverly, IA
Sat, Nov 8Iowa City Kirkwood Community College 5K Scholarship Fun Walk/RunIowa City, IA

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5K races in Iowa City, IA
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