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Calendar of 5K Races in Minnesota

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 Minnesota.

Upcoming 5K races in Minnesota

Sun, Sep 24Run Like A Wrestler 5K+Maplewood, MN
Sat, Sep 302017 Arbor Dash 5K Run/Walk and Kids 1K Fun RunMaple Grove, MN
Sat, Sep 30LRH Shatter the Silence Luminary 5K walk/runFergus Falls, MN
Sat, Sep 30Maplewood Rec Run 5KMaplewood, MN
Sat, Oct 7Historic Riverfront 5K Walk/Run 2017Minneapolis, MN
Sat, Oct 14Run the Landmark Trail RunOnamia, MN
Sat, Oct 14Gear Western Country Half Marathon and Borton Volvo 5kLong Lake, MN
Sat, Oct 21Moonlight Hoot ScootHouston, MN
Sat, Nov 18Dakotah Sport & Fitness Turkey Trot 5KPrior Lake, MN
Sun, Nov 262017 MN INDOOR MARATHON, HALF MARATHON, 10K & 5KSt. Michael, MN

Recent 5K races in Minnesota

Sat, Sep 2313th Annual Plymouth Firefighters 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun RunPlymouth, MN
Sat, Sep 16Book It! 5K Walk/Run 2017Roseville, MN
Sat, Sep 16Harvest 5kAustin, MN
Sat, Sep 16Building Strength 5KMaplewod, MN
Sat, Sep 16Bounce and not Break 5K Presented by Title SmartMaplewood, MN
Sat, Sep 16Bounce Not Break 5K Presented by TitleSmartMaplewood, MN
Sat, Sep 16Stillwater Log Run 10 Mile/ 12K / 5KStillwater, MN
Sat, Sep 16Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle RaceTaylor Falls, MN
Sat, Sep 16Circle the Lake Half Marathon, 10K and 5KFaribault, MN
Sat, Sep 16Circle the Lake Half Marathon,10K, and 5KMillersburg, MN

New/Updated 5K races in Minnesota

Sat, Oct 21Moonlight Hoot ScootHouston, MN
Sat, Jul 14Anoka Rotary Club Riverfest RunAnoka, MN

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5K races in Minneapolis, MN
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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October 9, 2013

Shedding some light on few phrases used by runners. If you have friends who are serious runners, you may sometimes wonder what on earth they are talking about when they share tales from their latest training session. We runners have a ...

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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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November 3, 2013

Running is one of the best forms of exercise there is. Not only does it burn significant calories, it can be done almost anywhere – in the neighborhood, at a track, at the beach, or anywhere else you choose to vacation. Running is one of the ...

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November 5, 2013

People often complain that running is not beneficial to them because it is tedious, exhausting, and hard on their bodies. If that's the case, why are so many Americans regularly running and participating in races from the 5k to the marathon? ...

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February 22, 2014

Do you run first thing in the morning? Pounding the pavement as soon as you wake up has its advantages. If you run outdoors, it can be a peaceful exercising in the solitude of the early morning hours. Plus, you get it out of the way before you ...

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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 14, 2014

Running is one of the best exercises around. Not only does it burn significant calories and fat, but it strengthens the cardiovascular system more efficiently than almost any other form of exercise. Many people who run outdoors enjoy the ...

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March 22, 2014

Should you stretch before running? Some runners do – and some don’t. It would seem that stretching would be a way to reduce the risk of injury. After all, running with warm muscles sounds like a good preventative strategy – but is it? ...

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