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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

Sat, Aug 8Big 5K RaceSaint Paul, MN
Sat, Aug 8Color Me Irish 5KSaint Paul, MN
Sat, Aug 15Run For The Melon 5K, 10K Walk / RunVining, MN
Sat, Aug 22Bounce And Not Break 5KWelch, MN
Sat, Aug 22StaySTRONGMankato, MN
Sat, Aug 29Claire Bear 5KPrinceton, MN
Fri, Sep 11Dick Beardsley MarathonDetroit Lakes, MN
Sat, Sep 12The Red Zone Rush 5KShakopee, MN
Sat, Sep 19Stillwater Log RunStillwater, MN
Sat, Sep 19Circle the Lake Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K - 2015Faribault, MN

Recent 5K races in Minnesota

Sat, Aug 1Big Brothers Big Sisters 5KSaint Paul, MN
Sat, Jul 25Lift Bridge Road RaceBayport, MN
Sat, Jul 25LLFD Firefighter's Memorial 5k 2015Long Lake, MN
Sat, Jul 25American Red Cross Run for Blood 5KMinneapolis, MN
Sat, Jul 18Color Vibe 5K -- St. Cloud, MNSauk Rapids, MN
Sat, Jul 18Bolder Dash 5K and 10KSaint Paul, MN
Fri, Jul 10Minnesota Nut House ChallengeRochester, MN

New/Updated 5K races in Minnesota

Sat, Aug 29Claire Bear 5KPrinceton, MN

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