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Calendar of 5K Races in Louisiana

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 Louisiana.

Upcoming 5K races in Louisiana

Sat, Sep 27Light the Night Glow Run for Crime Stoppers of TangipahoaAmite, LA
Sat, Sep 27Team Brady's Totally Rad Gnarly Tubular Righteous Far Out 5kJonesboro, LA
Sun, Sep 28Cardinal Fun Fest 5KGrand Coteau, LA
Sat, Oct 4Running Man DashPineville, LA
Sat, Oct 4Bark In The Park 2014Monroe, LA
Sat, Oct 4Vampire 5KMetairie, LA
Sat, Oct 4The Vampire 5K New OrleansMetairie, LA
Sat, Oct 4Run with the Fuzz 5K Run/WalkBerwick, LA
Sat, Oct 11Pajama Run 5KLafayette, LA
Sat, Oct 11Race to the Lake 5K/10KKenner, LA

Recent 5K races in Louisiana

Sat, Sep 203rd Annual Running For A Cure 5KDeridder, LA
Sat, Sep 13The Color Vibe 5KErwinville, LA
Sat, Sep 13Run for Hope 5KHouma, LA
Sat, Sep 13Superhero Dash 5kAlexandria, LA
Fri, Sep 12Elmwood Fitness " Twilight Run/Walk"Harahan, LA
Sat, Sep 6Color Me a Tiger 5kMany, LA
Sat, Sep 6SAINTS KICKOFF RUNNew Orleans, LA
Sat, Sep 62nd Annual Levee TrotPlaquemine, LA
Sat, Sep 6Run/Walk for Scott RamirezHammond, LA
Sat, Sep 6Tiger 5k & Fun RunMany, LA

New/Updated 5K races in Louisiana

Sat, Sep 27Team Brady's Totally Rad Gnarly Tubular Righteous Far Out 5kJonesboro, LA
Sat, Oct 18705K92Youngsville, LA
Sat, Oct 18Sacred Heart School Fair 3rd Annual 5K/1 Mile Fun RunMoreauville, LA
Sat, Oct 18FEARLESS 5KSulphur, LA
Sun, Oct 19Harvest Run and Bike TourThibodaux, LA
Thu, Oct 23Fleet Feet Fight for Sight 5k Fun Walk/RunBaton Rouge, LA
Sat, Oct 25The Running Dead Virtual Run (Glow in the Dark) - New OrleansNew Orleans, LA
Sat, Oct 25The Running Dead (Coffin) Virtual Run - New OrleansNew Orleans, LA
Sat, Oct 25Kiwanis 5Kostume Fun Run & WalkLeesville, LA
Sat, Nov 1Camp Quality of Louisiana 5KWest Monroe, LA
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