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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

Thu, Nov 26Lansing Turkey TrotLansing, MI
Thu, Nov 26Up North Media Traverse City Turkey TrotTraverse City, MI
Thu, Nov 26Allegan Turkey TrotAllegan, MI
Sat, Dec 5Jingle Bell 10K 5K 2KPort Huron, MI
Sat, Dec 5Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis – Grand RapidsGrand Rapids, MI
Sat, Dec 5Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis – DetroitDetroit, MI
Sat, Dec 12Run Like The DickensHolly, MI
Sat, Dec 12Tinsel Toes 5kBattle Creek, MI
Sat, Dec 12Santa Hat HustleRoyal Oak, MI
Sat, Dec 12Rotary Jingle Belle 5k for WomenLansing, MI

Recent 5K races in Michigan

Sat, Nov 21Alma Turkey TrotAlma, MI
Sat, Nov 14The Runner's Fairway Series - Shepherd's Hollow Golf ClubClarkston, MI
Sat, Nov 14Veterans Honor RunBurton, MI
Sun, Nov 8Monroe Half MarathonMonroe, MI
Sun, Nov 8Clarkston State Bank Backroads Half, 10 and 5kClarkston, MI
Sun, Nov 8The Mid-Land Run - Half / 10k / 5kMidland, MI
Sat, Nov 7St Clair River Turkey Trot (5K Run)Saint Clair, MI
Sat, Nov 7Hot Cocoal Classic 5K and Mountain Mile at Mt. BrightonBrighton, MI
Sat, Nov 7Saranac-Run Michgian CheapSaranac, MI
Sat, Nov 7The Runner's Fairway Series - Pine Trace Golf ClubRochester Hills, MI

New/Updated 5K races in Michigan

Sat, May 21Wheatlake Festival of RacesBig Rapids, MI
Thu, Jun 16DeGraaf Nature Center Trail Trot 5KHolland, MI

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