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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

Sat, Aug 1Band on the Run 5KParis, KY
Sat, Aug 1LBX Dig Deep 5K Run/WalkLexington, KY
Sat, Aug 8Glow in the Park OwensboroOwensboro, KY
Sat, Aug 15Reset 5K Walk/RunBurlington, KY
Sat, Aug 152nd Annual Dive for the Finish 5KGrayson, KY
Sun, Aug 23Check Your Genes, Know Your DNA 5KCrestview Hills, KY
Sun, Aug 3011th Annual Friendship City 5KErlanger, KY
Sat, Sep 5WCCC Lake Cumberland 5 miler-5k-1 mile Fun RunMonticello, KY
Sat, Sep 12The Filthy 5KMaysville, KY
Sat, Sep 12Autumn Classic 5K/10KHenderson, KY

Recent 5K races in Kentucky

Sat, Jul 4White Lightening Half Marathon and 5KPikeville, KY
Sat, Jul 4USA Cares Superhero 1 Mile & 5K RacesElizabethtown, KY
Sat, Jul 4The Great Buffalo Chase 5KFrankfort, KY
Sat, Jul 4Christmas in July 5K RunOlive Hill, KY

New/Updated 5K races in Kentucky

Sat, Aug 1Band on the Run 5KParis, KY
Sat, Aug 1LBX Dig Deep 5K Run/WalkLexington, KY
Sun, Aug 3011th Annual Friendship City 5KErlanger, KY
Sat, Sep 12Autumn Classic 5K/10KHenderson, KY
Sat, Oct 35th Annual Loop for Lana 5K Run/WalkCrestview Hills, KY
Sat, Oct 17The Medical Center 10K ClassicBowling Green, KY

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5K races in Lexington, KY
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 3, 2013

Running is one of the best forms of exercise there is. Not only does it burn significant calories, it can be done almost anywhere – in the neighborhood, at a track, at the beach, or anywhere else you choose to vacation. Running is one of the […]

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November 4, 2013

If you run, you’re at a high risk for shin splints, a condition that causes pain, tenderness and sometimes swelling around the bone that runs down the front of the calf called the tibia. Shin splints are a common complaint among runners when […]

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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 20, 2014

What sets strong, confident runners apart from struggling, injury-prone weekend warriors? Strong, confident runners possess total body strength necessary to stabilize the body while not exerting additional energy. Muscles such as the […]

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March 10, 2014

All it takes for some people is a 5K run. They get bitten by the running bug and then they’re off, competing in races until they achieve what becomes their ultimate goal. Some people take up running to lose weight and get fit; others do it […]

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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 15, 2014

Do you want to know how to improve your running? Whether you're running for fitness, weight loss, stress relief, or competitively, it's important to continuously challenge yourself in order to increase your speed and stamina and help promote […]

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March 29, 2014

If you want to get into running, the only essential piece of equipment you need is a good pair of shoes, right? But what constitutes a good pair of shoes? If you work in a shoe store, you may be familiar with the way that runners seem to cycle […]

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