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Calendar of 5K Races in Michigan

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 Michigan.

Upcoming 5K races in Michigan

Sat, Feb 20Winter Blast 5KGrandville, MI
Sat, Mar 192016 Clare Irish Festival Road RaceClare, MI
Sat, Mar 26IRONDOG 5KEast Lansing, MI
Fri, May 6Moonlight Bootlegger 5K Metro DetroitNorthville, MI
Sat, May 7BT5K Michigan Breakthrough for Brain Tumors Run & WalkMilford, MI
Sat, May 14Fifth Third River Bank RunGrand Rapids, MI
Sat, May 21Wheatlake Festival of RacesBig Rapids, MI
Sat, May 21Chelsea Heart & SoleChelsea, MI
Mon, Jun 6The Super Run - Grand RapidsGrand Rapids, MI
Thu, Jun 16DeGraaf Nature Center Trail Trot 5KHolland, MI

Recent 5K races in Michigan

Sun, Jan 31Break the Ice 5K and Frosty DashSouth Haven, MI

New/Updated 5K races in Michigan

Sat, Mar 192016 Clare Irish Festival Road RaceClare, MI
Fri, May 6Moonlight Bootlegger 5K Metro DetroitNorthville, MI
Sat, May 7BT5K Michigan Breakthrough for Brain Tumors Run & WalkMilford, MI
Sat, May 21Chelsea Heart & SoleChelsea, MI
Sun, Sep 11Growler Gallop DetroitDetroit, MI
Sat, Oct 8Salmon RunBaldwin, MI

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5K races in Grand Rapids, MI
February 1, 2012

The 5K is the most popular race distance. It is a distance that will challenge you yet short enough that anyone can complete. The 5K is one of my favorite running distances. The 5k is a short enough distance that anyone can run but, at the same […]

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February 19, 2012

Starting a new exercise routine can often be a daunting and intimidating task. We help ease you into a running routine with 10 easy yet effective tips. Today many people are becoming aware of the need to incorporate exercise into their daily […]

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October 4, 2013

Running is one of the best exercises around for burning fat and calories. Running at a moderate pace of about seven miles per hour can burn almost 800 calories per hour, enough to offset that mega calorie dessert you consumed over the weekend. […]

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October 12, 2013

Running is truly a versatile form of exercise. It doesn’t require a gym membership and can be a social sport or an entirely solitary one. Although some people prefer to run alone to use the time spent running to think, dream, and even meditate, […]

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November 2, 2013

Remember the dance craze unleashed by Madonna back in the mid-90s called Vogueing? The mantra went, "strike a pose" while the dancers twisted themselves into statuesque poses, some quite contorted and elegant. Their bodies were lithe and […]

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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 12, 2014

If you’re an enthusiastic female runner, you know how quickly you can go through a pair of running shoes. That’s why it’s important to pick a quality pair of shoes that will withstand frequent usage and, most of all, help to prevent a running […]

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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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