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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, Apr 26MudZilla Run April 26th, 2014Honey Creek, IA
Sat, Apr 2631st Annual SCAVMA ScamperAmes, IA
Sat, Apr 26LIVE UNITED 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids DayOskaloosa, IA
Sat, Apr 26Linn-Mar Growl ProwlMarion, IA
Sat, Apr 26Iowa Walk for Epilepsy & 5K Fun Run - Iowa City: Presented by University of Iowa Department of Neurology & NeurosurgeryIowa City, IA
Sat, Apr 26Iowa Walk for Epilepsy and 5k Fun Run - Iowa CityIowa City, IA
Sat, Apr 26Bare Bones Gym 5kWaterloo, IA
Sat, Apr 26Run the River 5K - Prairie Flower Family Fun Run Fundraiser...Ames, IA
Sun, Apr 27Hy-Vee Kids Road Races Des MoinesDes Moines, IA
Sun, Apr 27The Gambler Half Marathon and 5K...Council Bluffs, IA

Recent 5K races in Iowa

Sat, Apr 19Heels of Hope 5KDes Moines, IA
Sat, Apr 19Doughnut Run 5k - 2014Ames, IA
Sat, Apr 19Gene Van Wyk 5k Memorial Run 2014Pella, IA
Fri, Apr 18Full Moon 5k Run/WalkCharles City, IA
Sat, Apr 12Dash of ColorWaverly, IA
Sat, Apr 12Color Your Campus - The University of IowaIowa City, IA
Sat, Apr 12Totally Rad 80s Run - 5K, I Mile, 400 meters...Des Moines, IA
Sat, Apr 5Hy-Vee Half & 5K 2014Fort Dodge, IA
Sat, Apr 5Brett Smith Memorial 5k Fun Run/WalkSolon, IA

New/Updated 5K races in Iowa

Sat, Apr 26Run the River 5K - Prairie Flower Family Fun Run Fundraiser...Ames, IA
Sun, Apr 27Hy-Vee Kids Road Races Des MoinesDes Moines, IA
Fri, May 2Light Brite 5K...Carroll, IA
Sat, May 17Dog Jog & Fido Fest: A 5k Fun Run or 1 Mile WalkDes Moines, IA
Sat, Jun 7Hamilton County Fair Hoof N' HuffWebster City, IA
Sat, Jun 7Running Wild in the WoodsFloyd, IA
Sat, Jun 7Big Blue RunOnawa, IA
Sat, Jun 14Color Vibe 5K: Cedar RapidsCedar Rapids, IA
Sat, Jun 14MudSlayers Mud RunFt Dodge, IA
Sat, Jun 28MHS Wag, Walk, Run 5K & Fun RunCouncil Bluffs, IA
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