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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, Sep 6Flash Dash 5KHamburg, IA
Sat, Sep 65K ACROSS THE USA (VIRTUAL) - Des MoinesDes Moines, IA
Sat, Sep 6MudZilla Run Sept. 6th, 2014Honey Creek, IA
Sun, Sep 7Superhero Heart Run - Des Moines, IAWest Des Moines, IA
Sat, Sep 13Houser Hustle 5KCouncil Bluffs, IA
Sat, Sep 13Trashmore 5K - Dash to Bash EpilepsyCedar Rapids, IA
Sat, Sep 20Superhero Heart Run - Iowa CityIowa City, IA
Sat, Sep 20Hy-Vee Kids Road Races Spirit LakeSpirit Lake, IA
Sat, Sep 20Peoples Community Health Clinic 2nd Annual 5K Run/Health WalkWaterloo, IA
Sat, Sep 205k Foam Fest- Des Moines, IA 2014Des Moines, IA

Recent 5K races in Iowa

Mon, Sep 1Dubuque Benefit Classic 5k & Half MarathonDubugue, IA
Sat, Aug 30Bring the Noise 5K Run/WalkVinton, IA
Sat, Aug 30Blairstown Sauerkraut Days 5K Weenee Fun RunBlairstown, IA
Sat, Aug 235K RaceDallas Center, IA
Sat, Aug 23Halo 5KBettendorf, IA
Sat, Aug 23Direct Dash 5k/10k for United WayCedar Rapids, IA
Sat, Aug 23Run for Shelter 5kCedar Rapids, IA
Sat, Aug 23Run for Shelter 5kCedar Rapids, IA
Sat, Aug 23Hooley Hustle 5kDubuque, IA
Sat, Aug 23Trojan DashFairfield, IA

New/Updated 5K races in Iowa

Sat, Sep 20Kickoff to Kinnick 5KIowa City, IA
Thu, Sep 25OktemberfestMarshalltown, IA
Sat, Oct 4The Rescue Run 5k Run/Walk 2014Iowa City, IA
Sat, Oct 18From Dusk... Till Dead RunDUBUQUE, IA
Sat, Oct 189th HawkWatch 5k Trail Walk/RunHoney Creek, IA
Sat, Oct 25Quad City Terror Run Supporting the Backwater Gamblers!Bettendorf, IA
Sat, Nov 1The Red Kettle RunWest Des Monies, IA
Sat, Nov 1Red Kettle RunWest Des Moines, IA
Sat, Apr 11Hy-Vee Half & 5k 2015Fort Dodge, IA
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