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Calendar of 5K Races in New Jersey

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 New Jersey.

Upcoming 5K races in New Jersey

Sat, Mar 195K Hop N' Run/1 Mile Walk presented by Harrison Township RecreationMullica Hill, NJ
Sat, Apr 21st Annual 5K Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian CancerJersey City, NJ
Sat, Apr 21st Annual Kyle Brown Forever a Superhero 5k and Family Fun WalkCape May Court House, NJ
Sat, Apr 9Walk With Me and 5k RunEast Rutherford, NJ
Sat, Apr 16American Airflow 5k Run/WalkHawthorne, NJ
Sun, Apr 17Evans School & Marlton Rotary Black Run Preserve Trail 5KMarlton, NJ
Sat, Apr 23Collingswood HS Athletic Hall of Fame 5kCollingswood, NJ
Sat, May 14Girls on the Run 5KSparta, NJ
Sun, May 15Freedom Mortgage Team Freedom Cares 5K Benefiting Home for Our TroopsMerchantville, NJ
Sun, May 22Demarest 5K- 34th AnnualDemarest, NJ

Recent 5K races in New Jersey

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New/Updated 5K races in New Jersey

Sat, Mar 195K Hop N' Run/1 Mile Walk presented by Harrison Township RecreationMullica Hill, NJ
Sat, Apr 21st Annual 5K Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian CancerJersey City, NJ
Sat, Apr 21st Annual Kyle Brown Forever a Superhero 5k and Family Fun WalkCape May Court House, NJ
Sat, Apr 9Walk With Me and 5k RunEast Rutherford, NJ
Sat, Apr 16American Airflow 5k Run/WalkHawthorne, NJ
Sun, Apr 17Evans School & Marlton Rotary Black Run Preserve Trail 5KMarlton, NJ
Sat, Apr 23Collingswood HS Athletic Hall of Fame 5kCollingswood, NJ
Sat, May 14Girls on the Run 5KSparta, NJ
Sun, May 15Freedom Mortgage Team Freedom Cares 5K Benefiting Home for Our TroopsMerchantville, NJ
Sun, May 22Demarest 5K- 34th AnnualDemarest, NJ

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