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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, Apr 292017 Courir du Festival 5K, presented by StullerLafayette, LA
Sat, May 6The Great Huey P Long Bridge RunNew Orleans, LA
Sat, May 13Race for Refuge 5K Run/Walk & Kid's Fun RunThibodaux, LA
Sat, Jul 294th Annual Christmas in July 5K & Jingle Bell MileHammond, LA
Sat, Sep 16St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood CancerLafayette, LA
Sat, Dec 9Cajun Country Run (1/2 Marathon, 10k & 5k)Lafayette, LA
Sun, Jan 14The Louisiana MarathonBaton Rouge, LA

Recent 5K races in Louisiana

Sat, Apr 225th Annual Hope for Autism 5kRuston, LA
Sat, Apr 228th Annual Active for Autism 5K Run, Walk and Fun FestBaton Rouge, LA
Sat, Apr 15Color Us United 5kBossier City, LA
Sat, Apr 8Caddo Middle Magnet Stallion Stampede 5kShreveport, LA
Sun, Apr 2West Jefferson High School AFJROTC Wing LA-063 3rd Annual 5K Run/WalkGretna, LA
Sat, Apr 1Running of the Rams 2016 (1-mile & 5K)Scott, LA
Sat, Apr 1Franklin Parish GeauxFit Catfish Classic 5K 2017Winnsboro, LA
Sat, Apr 11st Annual Run the River 5k-April 1, 2017Pearl River, LA

New/Updated 5K races in Louisiana

Sat, Sep 16St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood CancerLafayette, LA

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