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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

Sun, Sep 4Color Vibe 5K -- New OrleansAvondale, LA
Sat, Sep 17CTC 5KolorRun 2016Crowley, LA
Sat, Sep 24Fatseaux 5KLafayette, LA
Sat, Sep 24Lafayette Free to Breathe Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile WalkLafayette, LA
Sat, Oct 1Boogie On The Boulevard 5K & 1 Mile Walk/RunKaplan, LA
Sat, Oct 8WEE Are Heroes 5K Color Run 2016Oakdale, LA
Sat, Oct 22Run with the Fuzz 5KCharenton, LA
Sat, Oct 29Heroes RunShreveport, LA
Sat, Oct 29Walnut Grove 5K & Nutty Fun Color RunLake Charles, LA
Sat, Nov 19Smoothie King Big Easy Running Festival - Half Marathon & 5kNew Orleans, LA

Recent 5K races in Louisiana

Sat, Jul 233rd Annual Christmas in July 5K & Jingle Bell MileHammond, LA

New/Updated 5K races in Louisiana

Sat, Oct 8WEE Are Heroes 5K Color Run 2016Oakdale, LA
Sat, Oct 22Run with the Fuzz 5KCharenton, LA
Sat, Nov 19Smoothie King Big Easy Running Festival - Half Marathon & 5kNew Orleans, LA
Sat, Dec 17Jingle Bell Run Half Marathon & 5KMonroe , LA

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5K races in Lafayette, LA
February 1, 2012

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February 19, 2012

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October 9, 2013

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October 12, 2013

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October 14, 2013

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November 2, 2013

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November 4, 2013

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February 23, 2014

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