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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 28Farmers Christian Academy 5K Color Run/WalkMorehead, KY
Sat, Apr 285K Run for LifeLondon, KY
Sat, May 126th Annual CASA for Kids 5k Superhero Run/WalkCovington, KY
Sat, May 12A Warrant to Run 5K 2018Versailles, KY
Sun, May 13Mother's Day 5k Run/WalkLouisville, KY
Sat, May 1913th Annual Outrunning Autism 5K & Fun WalkLouisville, KY
Sat, May 19Clover Run 5kHenderson, KY
Sat, May 195th Annual Chalice Chase 5k Fun Run/WalkLawrenceburg, KY
Sat, May 19Addison Jo Blair 5KGlendale, KY
Sat, May 26Viking Dash Trail Run : Louisville, KY 2018Fairdale, KY

Recent 5K races in Kentucky

Sat, Apr 21Boston Strong 13.1/10k/5k/1kMurray, KY
Sat, Apr 21HCA Cross Country Spring 5KHopkinsville, KY
Sat, Apr 21BCA 5K/10KBardstown, KY
Sat, Apr 21Autism SpectRUN 5K & Family Fun WalkCecilia, KY
Sat, Apr 21"Hillbilly Days Run for the Kids 2018" 10k Run/5k Run/2 Mile WalkPikeville, KY
Sat, Apr 21APO's Souper Hero 5KDanville, KY
Sat, Apr 14Wildcat Wilderness 5k Trail Run/WalkFranklin, KY
Sat, Apr 14Healthcare Classic 5K 2018Louisville, KY
Sat, Apr 14Colin's Dream 5K Run/Walk For a CureFinchville, KY
Sat, Apr 14OCPR Earth Day 5K Trail Run/WalkLagrange, KY

New/Updated 5K races in Kentucky

Sat, May 195th Annual Chalice Chase 5k Fun Run/WalkLawrenceburg, KY
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