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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

Sun, May 26Fleet Week NY Celebration 5KJersey City, NJ
Sat, Jun 108085 Run/Walk/SitSwedesboro, NJ
Thu, Jun 13Exchange Place Corporate ChallengeJersey City, NJ
Sun, Jun 16Dad’s Day DashBernardsville, NJ
Sat, Jul 13Atlantic City Vegan Food Festival 5K Run WalkAtlantic City, NJ
Sat, Jul 20Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle Race New Jersey230 Pension Rd, Englishtown, NJ 07726, NJ
Sun, Jul 21Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle Race New JerseyEnglishtown, NJ
Sat, Aug 24ZERO Prostate Cancer 5k- South JerseyShamong, NJ
Sun, Sep 8Morey's Piers Doggie Dash & SplashWildwood, NJ
Sun, Sep 15ShopRite of Hunterdon County Race for HungerFlemington, NJ

Recent 5K races in New Jersey

Sun, May 5Whippany Fire Company 5K Race/WalkWhippany, NJ
Sun, May 510th Anniversary Paulette's C of Blue 5k/1Mi & Fitness FestivalFreehold, NJ
Sun, May 5Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the CureJersey City, NJ
Sat, May 4STEM FOR GIRLS 5K CHARITY RUN/WALKVINELAND, NJ
Sat, Apr 2721st Annual Building Tomorrows 5K Run, Family Walk, and Fun FestWest Orange, NJ

New/Updated 5K races in New Jersey

Sun, May 26Fleet Week NY Celebration 5KJersey City, NJ
Thu, Jun 13Exchange Place Corporate ChallengeJersey City, NJ
Sun, Sep 15ShopRite of Hunterdon County Race for HungerFlemington, NJ

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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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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 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 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 25, 2014

Do you avoid running because it’s bad for your knees and joints? Some people believe if they run to stay fit they'll end up with joint problems and osteoarthritis. Is there any truth to this idea? There's very little evidence that ...

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March 29, 2014

If you want to get into running, the only essential piece of equipment you need is a good pair of shoes, right? But what constitutes a good pair of shoes? If you work in a shoe store, you may be familiar with the way that runners seem to cycle ...

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