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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, Oct 21The Hydration Lab 5k Run & WalkNew Orleans, LA
Sat, Oct 28Thin Mint Sprint 5K & Color Fun RunLake Charles, LA
Sat, Oct 28One SMALL Step 5KHouma, LA
Sat, Nov 4Race to the EndzoneBaton Rouge, LA
Sat, Nov 18Big Easy Running Festival - Half Marathon & 5KNew Orleans, 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, Sep 16CARC 2017 Color Splash n Dash 5KLake Charles, LA
Sat, Sep 165k4FREEDOMBerwick, LA
Sat, Sep 16Rebel Run 5KSulphur, LA
Sat, Sep 16Courir de Pont Breaux 2017, Away 5 K DanceBreaux Bridge, LA
Sat, Sep 16St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood CancerLafayette, LA
Sat, Sep 9PCOS Strides National 5K Walk - New OrleansNew Orleans, LA
Sat, Sep 9Battle Race Series ChampionshipBaton Rouge, LA

New/Updated 5K races in Louisiana

Sat, Oct 28Thin Mint Sprint 5K & Color Fun RunLake Charles, LA
Sat, Nov 4Race to the EndzoneBaton Rouge, LA

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