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Calendar of 5K Races in Mississippi

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 Mississippi.

Upcoming 5K races in Mississippi

Sat, Mar 11Picayune Rotary 5KPicayune, MS
Sat, Mar 182017 Bring It to the Bay Half/Relay/5KBay St. Louis, MS
Sat, Mar 25DST Orange The World 5K Run/WalkTougaloo, MS
Sat, Mar 2510 Year Celebration Homecoming W5KColumbus, MS
Sat, Apr 1Color My College 5K + Paint Party: Ole MissOxford, MS
Sat, Apr 111th Annual Sweetness “Fight against Obesity” 5K Run/Walk and One Mile Fun RunJackson, MS
Sat, Apr 1North Bay Mardi Gras Association 5kD'iberville, MS
Sun, Apr 2Alpha Psi Dog Dash and 5K Fun Run Sponsored by PurinaMississippi State, MS
Sat, Apr 8CROSSTIE 5KCleveland, MS
Sat, Apr 82017 BCC Crossfit 5KLaurel, MS

Recent 5K races in Mississippi

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New/Updated 5K races in Mississippi

Sat, Mar 11Picayune Rotary 5KPicayune, MS
Sat, Mar 182017 Bring It to the Bay Half/Relay/5KBay St. Louis, MS
Sat, Mar 25DST Orange The World 5K Run/WalkTougaloo, MS
Sat, Mar 2510 Year Celebration Homecoming W5KColumbus, MS
Sat, Apr 1Color My College 5K + Paint Party: Ole MissOxford, MS
Sat, Apr 111th Annual Sweetness “Fight against Obesity” 5K Run/Walk and One Mile Fun RunJackson, MS
Sat, Apr 1North Bay Mardi Gras Association 5kD'iberville, MS
Sun, Apr 2Alpha Psi Dog Dash and 5K Fun Run Sponsored by PurinaMississippi State, MS
Sat, Apr 8CROSSTIE 5KCleveland, MS
Sat, Apr 82017 BCC Crossfit 5KLaurel, MS

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5K races in Jackson, MS
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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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 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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February 23, 2014

Are you thinking of taking up jogging but know that you can't run for very long before getting tired and stopping? Well, the first and most important thing to do is to not be ashamed. Everybody has to start somewhere, and anyone who decides to ...

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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 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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