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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, Nov 25Ugly Christmas Sweater 5KKent City, MI
Sat, Nov 25Detroit Hungry Turkey 5kRoyal Oak, MI
Sun, Nov 262nd Annual Santa Scamper (5k) 4 Connor's MissionWashington, MI
Sat, Dec 2Allegan Ugly Sweater 5kAllegan, MI
Sat, Dec 2Farmland 5K & Free for All BikeTraverse City, MI
Sat, Dec 2Run the Spruce with Dr. SeussN Muskegon, MI
Sat, Dec 2Jingle all the way 5K & 5 MileMount Pleasant, MI
Fri, Dec 8Wassail Fest 2017 5K run/walkBlissfield, MI
Sat, Dec 9Holiday HustleDexter, MI
Sat, Dec 9Come Home to Alma for the Holidays - Jingle Bell 5K and 10k & Kid's Reindeer TrotAlma, MI

Recent 5K races in Michigan

Fri, Nov 24Fantasy 5KHowell, MI
Thu, Nov 23Kalamazoo Area Runners Turkey Trot Time Prediction 5K RunPortage, MI
Thu, Nov 23Ann Arbor Thanksgiving Day Turkey TrotAnn Arbor, MI
Thu, Nov 239th Annual Gobbler Gallop Trail Run/WalkSaginaw, MI
Thu, Nov 232nd Annual Friendsgiving 5K & 1 MileMarine City, MI
Sun, Nov 19Kona Chocolate RunPlymouth, MI
Sun, Nov 19Early Bird Turkey Trot 5k/1 mile run/walkWest Bloomfield, MI
Sat, Nov 18Fall Into Reading 5K - TriWizard TrekVicksburg, MI
Sat, Nov 18Hadley's Help Virtual 5kChesaning, MI
Sat, Nov 18Girls on the Run 5KSaginaw, MI

New/Updated 5K races in Michigan

Sat, Dec 2Jingle all the way 5K & 5 MileMount Pleasant, MI
Sat, Apr 14Jaycee Jig For Heroes 5kGrand Rapids, MI
Sat, May 19Wheatlake Festival of RacesBig Rapids, MI

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5K races in Kent City, MI
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November 1, 2013

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February 22, 2014

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March 15, 2014

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March 25, 2014

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