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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, May 282nd Annual Veterans Dash 5kPhillipsburg, NJ
Sun, May 294th Annual Claire Brodesser Memorial 5K Run/1M WalkCape May, NJ
Mon, May 30Ridgewood RunRidgewood, NJ
Fri, Jun 3Fabulous Friday Night 5K and Family /Friends RelayWenonah, NJ
Sat, Jun 427th Annual WAYNE A.M. ROTARY 5K RUN & Fitness WalkWayne, NJ
Sat, Jun 45K Walk for the ArtsElizabeth, NJ
Sat, Jun 4Y5K Run for Fun & 1 Mile WalkNewark, NJ
Sat, Jun 4ALL 1 RUN 5K presented by Sussex Christian SchoolSussex, NJ
Sat, Jun 4HILLSBOROUGH YMCA HOP 5KHillsborough, NJ
Sat, Jun 4Elwyn New Jersey 5k Run & WalkVineland, NJ

Recent 5K races in New Jersey

Sat, May 282nd Annual Veterans Dash 5kPhillipsburg, NJ
Thu, May 26Legal Runaround 5K, 3K Poker Walk, & Kids DashSomerville, NJ
Thu, May 26FireFly Illuminating 5K Night RaceRahway, NJ
Wed, May 25The Mind Matters 5KMadison, NJ
Sun, May 22Watershed 10K/5K Trail Run & FestivalPennington, NJ
Sun, May 22Run The ParkWestfield, NJ
Sun, May 22AdathEmanu-El 5K and Family Fun RunMt Laurel, NJ
Sun, May 22ORS Sunday Runday 5K Run/WalkPoint Pleasant, NJ
Sun, May 22Veterans Haven 5K Run and 1 Mile WalkPennsauken, NJ
Sun, May 22Demarest 5KDemarest, NJ

New/Updated 5K races in New Jersey

Sat, Jun 427th Annual WAYNE A.M. ROTARY 5K RUN & Fitness WalkWayne, NJ
Sun, Jun 5HFEE 5K and Kids Fun RunHolmdel, NJ
Sat, Jun 258th Annual Talk While You Walk/5k Run for Peggy SpieglerPennsauken, NJ
Sun, Jun 26All Hands On Deck USA - 5K RunLincroft, NJ
Sun, Jul 24Miles for Minds 5KEdison, NJ
Fri, Jul 29Foam Glow 5K™ - New YorkEast Rutherford, NJ
Sun, Jul 31Advil Running with the Balloons 5K Cross-Road Challenge & Fun Run Presented by Power CrunchWhitehouse Station, NJ
Sun, Aug 7Flat Rock Brook Trail Run In The Wild 5KEnglewood, NJ
Sat, Aug 136th Annual COPS on the R.U.N. 5kWashington, NJ
Sat, Aug 13Sprint for Special Services 5k Run/Walk and Fun Run for Kids 2016Belvidere, NJ
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