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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, 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
Sat, Apr 87th Annual Hot Diggity Dog 5k & WalkJackson, MS
Sat, Apr 15Bunny Hop 5K and Kids Fun Run Egg HuntCypress Point, MS
Sat, Apr 225th Annual CPSG VooDoo Run 5k and 1 mile fun runHattiesburg, MS
Sat, May 13Twisted Family Fitness 5K & Fun RunJackson, MS

Recent 5K races in Mississippi

Sat, Mar 2510 Year Celebration Homecoming W5KColumbus, MS
Sat, Mar 25DST Orange The World 5K Run/WalkTougaloo, MS
Sat, Mar 182017 Bring It to the Bay Half/Relay/5KBay St. Louis, MS
Sat, Mar 11Picayune Rotary 5KPicayune, MS

New/Updated 5K races in Mississippi

Sat, Apr 15Bunny Hop 5K and Kids Fun Run Egg HuntCypress Point, MS
Sun, Dec 10Mississippi Gulf Coast MarathonPass Christian, MS

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5K races in Jackson, MS
February 1, 2012

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October 5, 2013

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October 14, 2013

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November 2, 2013

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November 3, 2013

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March 10, 2014

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March 11, 2014

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March 12, 2014

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March 30, 2014

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