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Calendar of 5K Races in Kentucky

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 Kentucky.

Upcoming 5K races in Kentucky

Thu, Oct 27Glow 5K + Family 3K Walk 2016Bowling Green, KY
Sat, Oct 29Monster Dash 5K and 1 Mile Kids RunDanville, KY
Sat, Oct 29Color Vibe 5K -- LouisvilleLouisville, KY
Fri, Nov 4Zombie Glow Run/Walk 5k - 2016Eddyville, KY
Sat, Nov 5Turkey Trot for a Cure 5K Walk and Run for Alzheimer'sMorehead, KY
Sat, Nov 5Run For Another 5K and 10KGeorgetown, KY
Sun, Nov 6Lexington Free to Breathe Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile WalkLexington, KY
Sat, Nov 12Fight The Flame 5KElkhorn City, KY
Sat, Nov 12Camo and Tutu 5KElizabethtown, KY
Sat, Nov 12Pear of the Purchase Half Marathon and 5K run/walkMayfield, KY

Recent 5K races in Kentucky

Sat, Oct 22Firefighters 5K - LouisvilleLouisville, KY
Sat, Oct 22Trust For Life 5K Walk/Run- In DanvilleJunction City, KY
Sat, Oct 22Trust For Life 5K Walk/Run- From Your Home TownAny City, KY
Sat, Oct 22Cinderella's Closet Central KY Dress Dash 5kFrankfort, KY
Sat, Oct 22Fall Into Fun Run/Walk 5KNancy, KY
Sat, Oct 15A Beautiful Mess 5K Fun Run 2016 (Published)Madisonville, KY
Sat, Oct 15Gold Club Halloween 5kElizabethtown, KY
Sat, Oct 15Ham Fest Stomp 5K Run-WalkCadiz, KY
Sat, Oct 8Angel Safari 5K and Kid's Fun RunLouisville, KY
Thu, Oct 62016 IRONMAN Louisville presented by Norton Sports Health 5K Fun RunLouisville, KY

New/Updated 5K races in Kentucky

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November 1, 2013

Want to start running? 5K road races are a great place to look for motivation. Training for a 5K is an attainable goal for anyone, and with numerous races occurring every weekend, 5Ks are easily accessible, family friendly, and a great test of ...

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November 5, 2013

People often complain that running is not beneficial to them because it is tedious, exhausting, and hard on their bodies. If that's the case, why are so many Americans regularly running and participating in races from the 5k to the marathon? ...

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February 22, 2014

Do you run first thing in the morning? Pounding the pavement as soon as you wake up has its advantages. If you run outdoors, it can be a peaceful exercising in the solitude of the early morning hours. Plus, you get it out of the way before you ...

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March 12, 2014

If you’re an enthusiastic female runner, you know how quickly you can go through a pair of running shoes. That’s why it’s important to pick a quality pair of shoes that will withstand frequent usage and, most of all, help to prevent a running ...

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March 14, 2014

Running is one of the best exercises around. Not only does it burn significant calories and fat, but it strengthens the cardiovascular system more efficiently than almost any other form of exercise. Many people who run outdoors enjoy the ...

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March 22, 2014

Should you stretch before running? Some runners do – and some don’t. It would seem that stretching would be a way to reduce the risk of injury. After all, running with warm muscles sounds like a good preventative strategy – but is it? ...

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