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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, 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
Sat, Sep 26AWARE 5KStorm Lake, IA
Sat, Oct 3Red Heel Run by Fox River- 5K and 10K Run/WalkOsage, IA

Recent 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

New/Updated 5K races in Iowa

Sat, Aug 1Run for Blood 5K Walk/RunSioux City, IA
Sat, Sep 26AWARE 5KStorm Lake, IA
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