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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 12Calvary's 7th Annual - Run For the Son 5k and Health Walk-RunShreveport, LA
Sat, Nov 7Jungle Gardens 7K Trail, 5K Run & 1 MileAvery Island, LA
Sun, Nov 8Log Jammer Half Marathon & 5kShreveport, LA
Sat, Nov 21Baby Steps Infertility Awareness 5KBaton Rouge, LA
Sat, Dec 19Jingle Bell Run Half Marathon & 5KMonroe, LA
Sat, Dec 2612.26.15 THE GREAT AMAZING RACE Louisiana 1M/5K adventure race for adults & kids grades k-12Mandeville, LA
Sun, Jan 17The Louisiana MarathonBaton Rouge, LA

Recent 5K races in Louisiana

Sat, Aug 29Fatseaux 5KLafayette, LA

New/Updated 5K races in Louisiana

Sun, Jan 17The Louisiana MarathonBaton Rouge, LA

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February 1, 2012

The 5K is the most popular race distance. It is a distance that will challenge you yet short enough that anyone can complete. The 5K is one of my favorite running distances. The 5k is a short enough distance that anyone can run but, at the same […]

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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 11, 2014

Running is one of the best forms of cardiovascular around. Unfortunately, running lots of miles not only puts stress on the joints, but also increases the risk of injury. Long distance runners who run outside on hard pavement are particularly […]

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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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March 30, 2014

Many runners are embracing a growing trend toward minimalist running shoes. Minimalist running shoes are simply shoes designed to provide the closest experience to barefoot running possible while still protecting the feet from rocks, broken […]

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