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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, Jul 22016 Earlham Firecracker 5KEarlham, IA
Sat, Jul 24th Fest 5K Run/WalkCoralville, IA
Mon, Jul 42nd Annual on the Run for Education 5K & 1 mile Walk/RunOsage, IA
Sat, Jul 16Jon Tumilson Go Crush It 5K Challenge 2016Rockford, IA
Sat, Jul 16Insane Inflatable 5K - Davenport, IADavenport, IA
Sat, Jul 30The Glo Run - Cedar RapidsCedar Rapids, IA
Sat, Aug 62016 Amana Colonies Back Road Half Marathon and 5kAmana, IA
Sat, Aug 6Weimarunner K9 5K - 2016West Des Moines, IA
Sat, Sep 3The Rock Run 5K Run/WalkSteamboat Rock, IA
Mon, Sep 5Benefit Classic Half Marathon and 5KDubuque, IA

Recent 5K races in Iowa

Sat, Jun 25Fairfax USA Days Bridge The Community 5kFairfax, IA
Sat, Jun 18Insane Inflatable 5K - Cedar Rapids, IACedar Rapids, IA
Sat, Jun 11The Ridge Run Mud Run/Obstacle 5kGarwin, IA
Sat, Jun 1125th Anniversary 5K FAMILY Fun RunCouncil Bluffs, IA
Sat, Jun 11Grinnell Games Half Marathon & 5KGrinnell, IA, IA
Sat, Jun 11Color Vibe 5K - Cedar RapidsCedar Rapids, IA
Sat, Jun 4Marion Police 5K4K9 Run/Walk & 1 Mile Kids RunMarion, IA
Sat, Jun 4Iowa Walk for Epilepsy & 5k - Iowa CityIowa City, IA
Sat, Jun 4Iowa Walk for Epilepsy & 5K - Iowa City: Presented by University of Iowa Department of Neurology & NeurosurgeryIowa City, IA
Mon, May 302016 Jog 4 Joe 5KOttumwa, IA

New/Updated 5K races in Iowa

Sat, Jul 22016 Earlham Firecracker 5KEarlham, IA
Sat, Jul 16Insane Inflatable 5K - Davenport, IADavenport, IA
Sat, Sep 10Flash Dash 5K 2016Hamburg, IA
Sat, Sep 24A.W.A.R.E. 5KStorm Lake, IA
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