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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 233rd Annual Christmas in July 5K & Jingle Bell MileHammond, LA
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 29Heroes RunShreveport, LA
Sat, Oct 29Walnut Grove 5K & Nutty Fun Color RunLake Charles, LA
Sat, Dec 17Ole Man River Half Marathon & 5KCity Park New Orleans, LA
Sun, Jan 15The Louisiana MarathonBaton Rouge, LA

Recent 5K races in Louisiana

Sat, Jun 25CDERF 2nd Annual 5k Glow RunJennings, LA
Sat, Jun 11Star Wars- Gleaux Run 5KBaton Rouge, LA

New/Updated 5K races in Louisiana

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5K races in Lafayette, LA
October 9, 2013

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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 3, 2013

Running is one of the best forms of exercise there is. Not only does it burn significant calories, it can be done almost anywhere – in the neighborhood, at a track, at the beach, or anywhere else you choose to vacation. Running is one of the ...

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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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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 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 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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