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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, Oct 22GUMC 5K Costume RunGrimes, IA
Sat, Oct 22Haunted Hollow 5KUrbandale, IA
Sat, Oct 29Catch The Shield Superhero 5K & 1 Mile Family Fun RunCoralville, IA
Fri, Nov 4Art After Dark 5K Glow Run/WalkGuttenberg, IA
Sat, Nov 5Food Run 5K 2016Coralville, IA
Thu, Nov 24Cedar Rapids Turkey TrotCedar Rapids, IA
Sun, Jan 1Commitment Day 5K - Des MoinesDes Moines, IA

Recent 5K races in Iowa

Sat, Oct 8Central Iowa Free to Breathe Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile WalkWest Des Moines, IA
Sat, Oct 85th Annual K9 5K and Dog WalkOskaloosa, IA
Sat, Oct 810th HawkWatch 5k Trail Walk/RunHoney Creek, IA
Sat, Oct 84th Annual Halloween Hustle Costume 5k Run/WalkFort Dodge, IA
Sun, Sep 25Applefest 5K and 10K Fun Run and Walk + Kids Zombie DetourFort Dodge, IA
Sat, Sep 24Color Run 5kFairfield, IA
Sat, Sep 242nd Annual Procter & Gamble 5K Run/Walk #LikeAGirl (Men & Women)Iowa City, IA
Sat, Sep 24Hayden's Hope Glow For Hope 5K & 1 Mile Fun RunMason City, IA
Sat, Sep 24A.W.A.R.E. 5KStorm Lake, IA
Sat, Sep 244th Annual Veridian 5K Walk/RunCedar Falls, IA

New/Updated 5K races in Iowa

Sat, Oct 29Catch The Shield Superhero 5K & 1 Mile Family Fun RunCoralville, IA

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5K races in Coralville, IA
February 1, 2012

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February 19, 2012

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February 19, 2012

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November 1, 2013

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