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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 29Fort Dodge Half & 5k 2017Fort Dodge, IA
Sat, Apr 292017 Color Me United 5KOskaloosa, IA
Sat, May 6Color Me Crusader 5K Fun Run/WalkCedar Falls, IA
Sun, May 7Christine Grant 5K Run/Walk for Women BuildIowa City, IA
Sat, May 27St. Michael's Spirit Run 5KWhittemore, IA
Mon, May 292017 Jog 4 Joe 5KOttumwa, IA
Sat, Jun 102nd Annual Officers Down 5K BLUE Glow Run & Community Day - Bettendorf, IABettendorf, IA
Sat, Aug 52017 Amana Colonies Back Road Half Marathon and 5kAmana, IA
Sat, Aug 5Weimarunner K9 5K - 2017West Des Moines, IA
Sat, Sep 23BVRMC A.W.A.R.E. 5KStorm Lake, IA

Recent 5K races in Iowa

Sat, Apr 15Gene Van Wyk 5k Memorial Run 2017Pella, IA
Sat, Apr 15Phi Kappa Tau Phive K - Nearly Naked 5KCedar Rapids, IA
Sat, Apr 8FWCC Osprey 5KIndianola , IA
Sat, Apr 1A Pot of Gold Shared Half Marathon Race and 5K Fun RunOskaloosa, IA

New/Updated 5K races in Iowa

Sat, May 27St. Michael's Spirit Run 5KWhittemore, IA
Sat, Sep 23BVRMC A.W.A.R.E. 5KStorm Lake, IA
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