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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, Apr 29Crazy Cat 5KLexington, KY
Sat, Apr 29Farmers Christian Academy 5K Color Run/WalkMorehead, KY
Sat, Apr 29Spark Goes Dark 5K Glow RunVersailles, KY
Sat, Apr 29Tymeless Hearts MSU Chapter 5K in honor of heart warrior, Addi PervineMurray, KY
Sat, May 6Generations Adult Day Services 5KMayfield, KY
Sun, May 7Angel Speed 5KLiberty, KY
Sun, May 72017 Great Cake RaceLexington, KY
Sat, May 13Beat The Big O 5KLondon, KY
Sat, May 13Clay City Lions Club 5K Run/WalkClay City, KY
Sat, May 133rd Annual Awesome 80's Glow Run 5KPrestonsburg, KY

Recent 5K races in Kentucky

Sat, Apr 22Bullpup Run for Fun 5K Run/WalkElizabethtown, KY
Sat, Apr 15Kinesiology Club 5k 2017Highland Heights, KY
Sat, Apr 15OCPR Earth Day 5K Trail Run/WalkLagrange, KY
Sat, Apr 15Autism 5K Georgetown Run/WalkGeorgetown, KY
Sat, Apr 15Butterflies for Maddie 5K Run / Walk and 1/2 Mile Kids Fun RunGlasgow, KY
Sat, Apr 15Dressed in White 5kLouisville, KY
Sat, Apr 156th Annual TriCounty Conquer 5KCorbin, KY
Sat, Apr 1The Super Run 5K - Louisville, KY 2017Louisville, KY
Sat, Apr 1JROTC Anniversary 5KBardstown, KY
Sat, Apr 13rd annual lace up for a cure 5kMarion, KY

New/Updated 5K races in Kentucky

Fri, May 19Light The Way 5KTaylorsville, KY
Sat, May 20Paws for A Cause 5KLouisville, KY
Sat, Jun 10Health, Hope & Hometown 5K Run/WalkCrestwood, KY
Sat, Jun 10Health, Hope & Hometown 5K Run/WalkCrestwood, KY
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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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