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Calendar of 5K Races in Missouri

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 Missouri.

Upcoming 5K races in Missouri

Thu, Nov 27Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day 5KKansas City, MO
Thu, Nov 27Liberty Giving Thanks 5K RunLiberty, MO
Thu, Nov 27Joplin Turkey Trot 5K and 1 Mile Fun RunJoplin, MO
Thu, Nov 278th Annual City of Arnold 5K Gobble Gobble RunArnold, MO
Thu, Nov 27Willard Turkey TrotWillard, MO
Thu, Nov 2720th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/WalkSpringfield, MO
Thu, Nov 274th Annual Pierce City Pilgrims RunPierce City, MO
Sun, Nov 30Copy of The Fugitive Run Mud Obstacle CourseRolla, MO
Sat, Dec 6Westport Santa DashKansas City, MO
Sat, Dec 6Frosty Paws 5K 8 amSpringfield, MO

Recent 5K races in Missouri

Sat, Nov 22Lawrence County 4-H 5K Run for HealthAurora, MO
Sat, Nov 22The Eat More Beef Virtual Run - (St. Louis)St. Louis, MO
Sun, Nov 9Annual World Run Day - Missouri ResidentsAll Residents Of Missouri, MO
Sun, Nov 9Annual World Run Day - Jefferson CityJefferson City, MO
Sun, Nov 9Annual World Run Day - Kansas CityKansas City, MO
Sun, Nov 9Annual World Run Day - SpringfieldSpringfield, MO
Sun, Nov 9Annual World Run Day - St. LouisSt. Louis, MO
Sat, Nov 8The Ericka Wade FoundationFarmington, MO
Sat, Nov 8PFC Matthew J. England Memorial 5KGainesville, MO
Sat, Nov 8Lights On Afterschool GLOW 5k Run/WalkColumbia, MO

New/Updated 5K races in Missouri

Sat, Mar 14Be the Canvas 5k RunColumbia, MO
Sat, May 16Ferguson Twilight Run 5K, 10KFerguson, MO

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