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Calendar of 5K Races in Massachusetts

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 Massachusetts.

Upcoming 5K races in Massachusetts

Sat, Apr 19Massachusetts Fitathlon ChallengeWill Be Announced In January, MA
Sat, Apr 194th Annual Run for your Mother 4.5 MilerPlymouth, MA
Sat, Apr 192014 Herring Run Classic 5K Run and WalkPlymouth, MA
Sat, Apr 19The 6th Annual Race Against Extinction Earth Day 5K Run/WalkBoston, MA
Sat, Apr 191st Annual League School of Greater Boston 5k Run/1 Mile Walk for AutismWalpole, MA
Sat, Apr 19Chase the Gorilla Down ArgillaIpswich, MA
Sat, Apr 19iChase the Cure 5K for Kids' Brain Tumors 2014Boston, MA
Sat, Apr 19The Hop To It Virtual Run (Boston)Boston, MA
Mon, Apr 21We Stand With Boston Virtual Run (Boston)Boston, MA
Sat, Apr 262nd Annual South Shore Trail RunCanton, MA

Recent 5K races in Massachusetts

Sun, Apr 13Purple Run/Walk For A Cure 2014Florence, MA
Sun, Apr 13Central Mass Spartans 5K Race to CooperstownWorcester, MA
Sun, Apr 13G-Man Foundation Race for Autism AwarenessLowell, MA
Sun, Apr 13Millbury Parents Club 5K and Fun RunMillbury, MA
Sat, Apr 12Fast Feet and Phreedom 5K...Brighton, MA
Sat, Apr 12Bulldog Dash 5K- 2 Mile WalkLongmeadow, MA
Sat, Apr 12Rise to the Occasion II 5k run/walk. 11amSpringfield, MA
Sat, Apr 12Feed the Need 12th Annual Walk/Run 5k and 1 Mile Kids Fun RunHingham, MA
Sat, Apr 12Eagles For A Cure - 5K Race/Walk (80's / Neon Theme!)Chestnut Hill, MA
Sat, Apr 12Pro Shred YMCA 5k Fun Run RaceWilbraham, MA

New/Updated 5K races in Massachusetts

Sat, Apr 19The Hop To It Virtual Run (Boston)Boston, MA
Mon, Apr 21We Stand With Boston Virtual Run (Boston)Boston, MA
Sat, Apr 262nd Annual South Shore Trail RunCanton, MA
Sat, Apr 26South Shore Walk/5K RunNorth Quincy, MA
Sun, Apr 27Franco de Mayo 5KLeominster, MA
Sun, Apr 27West Island 5K & Kids Mile Fun Run...Fairhaven, MA
Sun, Apr 27Crush Cancer 5K...Taunton, MA
Sun, Apr 271st Annual Wareham Oyster Festival 5K Run/WalkWareham, MA
Sat, May 3The Herren Project - Project Purple Fun 5 K fun run/ walkWare, MA
Sat, May 3Running & Walking Well 5K...Beverly, MA

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