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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 28JCSHYC What's Your Natural High 5k Run/WalkAnamosa, IA
Sat, May 5Christine Grant 5K Run/WalkIowa City, IA
Sat, Jun 2Iowa Walk for Epilepsy &5KIowa City, IA
Sat, Aug 42018 Amana Colonies Back Road Half Marathon and 5kAmana, IA

Recent 5K races in Iowa

Sat, Apr 21Donut Dash 5k and Kids 1 Mile Fun RunWaterloo, IA
Sat, Apr 21Kewash Half Marathon, 10K & 5K RunWashington, IA
Sat, Mar 31Gene Van Wyk 5k Memorial Run 2018Pella, IA

New/Updated 5K races in Iowa

Sat, Jun 2Iowa Walk for Epilepsy &5KIowa City, IA

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5K races in Iowa City, IA
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March 22, 2014

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March 25, 2014

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March 30, 2014

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