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Calendar of 5K Races in Nebraska

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 Nebraska.

Upcoming 5K races in Nebraska

Sat, Sep 10Color Your Recovery 5K Color Run/WalkNorfolk, NE
Sun, Sep 11Omaha Free to Breathe Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile WalkOmaha, NE
Sat, Sep 17World Sight Day 5KAuburn, NE
Sat, Oct 8Autumn River Run 5k and Half Marathon, Chris Jarvis Memorial MarathonNorth Platte, NE
Sun, Oct 9Monster Mash 5K, 1K & Kids Dash Presented by Children's Hospital & Medical Center and Suburban Rotary ClubOmaha, NE
Sun, Oct 23Monster Mash OmahaOmaha, NE
Sun, Jan 1Commitment Day 5K - OmahaOmaha, NE

Recent 5K races in Nebraska

Sat, Aug 27Nebraska State Fair Marathon, Half and 5KGrand Island, NE
Sat, Aug 27La Leche Loco Run - OmahaPapillion, NE
Sat, Aug 20Creighton Make-A-Wish 5K/10K Run/Walk 2016Omaha, NE
Sat, Aug 20Logan View Raider RunHooper, NE
Sat, Aug 133rd Annual Stridin' for Students 5K RunPapillion, NE
Fri, Aug 12TRI IT CHAMPIONSHIPS 5K RUN and 1 MILERLEVI CARTER PARK, NE
Sat, Aug 6Foam Glow 5K™ - OmahaPapillion, NE
Sat, Aug 6La Leche Loco Run - LincolnLincoln, NE
Sun, Jul 31Cowboy 5K Mud & Obstacle Race 2016Arlington, NE
Sat, Jul 30Head for the Cure 5K - OmahaOmaha, NE

New/Updated 5K races in Nebraska

Sat, Sep 10Color Your Recovery 5K Color Run/WalkNorfolk, NE
Sun, Oct 23Monster Mash OmahaOmaha, NE

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5K races in Omaha, NE
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 12, 2013

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November 2, 2013

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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 11, 2014

Running is one of the best forms of cardiovascular around. Unfortunately, running lots of miles not only puts stress on the joints, but also increases the risk of injury. Long distance runners who run outside on hard pavement are particularly ...

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March 28, 2014

Stress fractures are a common injury among runners, whether they run marathons or run casually to stay fit. Most runners try to prevent stress fractures since they can keep them off the running track for up to three months as the bone heals. ...

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March 30, 2014

Many runners are embracing a growing trend toward minimalist running shoes. Minimalist running shoes are simply shoes designed to provide the closest experience to barefoot running possible while still protecting the feet from rocks, broken ...

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