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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, Jan 14Frostbite 5k Run/WalkLouisville, KY

Recent 5K races in Kentucky

Sun, Dec 4Frankfort Frosty 5KFrankfort, KY
Thu, Nov 24Louisville Hungry Turkey 5KLouisville, KY
Thu, Nov 24Turkey Mosh 5kErlanger, KY
Thu, Nov 24Pilgrimage in the Park 5K Run/WalkNancy, KY
Sat, Nov 19MCEC Dashing Through the Snow 5K & Fun RunBenton, KY
Sat, Nov 19Renfro Rock N Run Half Marathon and 5KRenfo Valley, KY
Sat, Nov 12Pear of the Purchase Half Marathon and 5K run/walkMayfield, KY
Sat, Nov 12Husky Hustle 5k run/ 1.25 fun walkBowling Green, KY
Sat, Nov 12Camo and Tutu 5KElizabethtown, KY
Sat, Nov 12Fight The Flame 5KElkhorn City, KY

New/Updated 5K races in Kentucky

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February 1, 2012

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February 19, 2012

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November 1, 2013

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March 14, 2014

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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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March 25, 2014

Do you avoid running because it’s bad for your knees and joints? Some people believe if they run to stay fit they'll end up with joint problems and osteoarthritis. Is there any truth to this idea? There's very little evidence that ...

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