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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, Jul 294th Annual Christmas in July 5K & Jingle Bell MileHammond, LA
Sat, Aug 19Force Basketball 5kShreveport, LA
Sat, Aug 19Privateer Pride 5K 2017New Orleans, LA
Sat, Sep 9PCOS Strides National 5K Walk - New OrleansNew Orleans, LA
Sat, Sep 16St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood CancerLafayette, LA
Sat, Sep 16CARC 2017 Color Splash n Dash 5KLake Charles, LA
Sat, Sep 165k4FREEDOMBerwick, LA
Sat, Sep 16Rebel Run 5KSulphur, LA
Sat, Oct 21The Hydration Lab 5k Run & WalkNew Orleans, LA
Sat, Oct 28One SMALL Step 5KHouma, LA

Recent 5K races in Louisiana

Sat, Jun 172017 HBCU 5k Pride RunBaton Rouge, LA
Fri, Jun 9Calvary's Galactic Glo 5kBossier City, LA

New/Updated 5K races in Louisiana

Sat, Aug 19Force Basketball 5kShreveport, LA
Sat, Sep 16CARC 2017 Color Splash n Dash 5KLake Charles, LA
Sat, Sep 165k4FREEDOMBerwick, LA
Sat, Sep 16Rebel Run 5KSulphur, LA
Sat, Oct 28One SMALL Step 5KHouma, LA

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October 4, 2013

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October 31, 2013

With approximately 60% of Americans having a desire to lose weight, it is no wonder our lives are bombarded with weight loss options. Some of these options are completely ridiculous, some actually dangerous, most with over-exaggerated results. ...

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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 2, 2013

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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 22, 2014

Do you run first thing in the morning? Pounding the pavement as soon as you wake up has its advantages. If you run outdoors, it can be a peaceful exercising in the solitude of the early morning hours. Plus, you get it out of the way before you ...

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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 28, 2014

Stress fractures are a common injury among runners, whether they run marathons or run casually to stay fit. Most runners try to prevent stress fractures since they can keep them off the running track for up to three months as the bone heals. ...

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