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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, Dec 2Flamingo Trot - 5k Trail Run, 1 Mile Fun Run and Virtual RaceHomer, LA
Fri, Dec 8Bonfire Festival 5kLutcher, LA
Fri, Dec 8Jingle Bell Glow Run/Walk 5kArcadia, LA
Sat, Dec 9Come Home For Christmas 5K & 1 Mile Fun RunScott, LA
Sat, Dec 9Cajun Country Run (1/2 Marathon, 10k & 5k)Lafayette, LA
Sat, Dec 96th Annual The Ross Mullooly Project Outrunning Cancer 5K and 1 Mile Fun RunHouma, LA
Sat, Dec 9Jingle All the Way Phoenix 5K and Fun RunAlexandria, LA
Sun, Dec 10Bonfire Festival 5k and Kids 1/2 Mile Fun Run 2017Lutcher, LA
Sun, Jan 14The Louisiana MarathonBaton Rouge, LA
Sun, Jan 28BEIGNET BOOGIE 5K AND 1 MILE RUNAbbeville, LA

Recent 5K races in Louisiana

Sat, Nov 18Big Easy Running Festival - Half Marathon & 5KNew Orleans, LA
Sat, Nov 18Broussard Community Fair 5K/1 Mile RunBroussard, LA
Sat, Nov 18Color of Love Festival & 5KAbbeville, LA
Sat, Nov 11Dominate Diabetes 5kShreveport, LA
Sat, Nov 46th Annual Running for a Cure 5KDeridder, LA
Sat, Nov 4Race to the EndzoneBaton Rouge, LA
Sat, Oct 28One SMALL Step 5KHouma, LA
Sat, Oct 28Light the Night 5K 7 Fun Run - Heroes vs. Villains EditionPonchatoula, LA
Sat, Oct 28Thin Mint Sprint 5K & Color Fun RunLake Charles, LA
Sat, Oct 28ELMHS Wellness Halloween Fun Run/Walk & 5kJackson, LA

New/Updated 5K races in Louisiana

Fri, Dec 8Jingle Bell Glow Run/Walk 5kArcadia, LA
Sun, Jan 28BEIGNET BOOGIE 5K AND 1 MILE RUNAbbeville, LA

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5K races in Lutcher, LA
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