Login  
 
  • Promoting a Race?
Are you looking to promote a running event? You can add your event to our calendar for free.

To add your event to JogRunRace, start here. Once published, your event will be easily discoverable by runners.
 
 
See More Articles
 
 
 
 

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, Oct 1Trek Against Trafficking 5k, Kids' Race, and 1 Mile Fun WalkBridgewater, NJ
Sat, Oct 1Heroes for Children 5k Run and Family Fun Run/WalkWest Orange, NJ
Sat, Oct 1Gibby's Gallop 5k/5mileMontville, NJ
Sat, Oct 1Audubon High School Scholarship 5K Run/WalkAudubon, NJ
Sat, Oct 1Roots Rock Run NewarkNewark, NJ
Sat, Oct 1Elmer Library Harvest Day 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/WalkElmer, NJ
Sat, Oct 1Garfield Boilermakers 5kGarfield, NJ
Sat, Oct 1Shark Run 5kBay Head, NJ
Sat, Oct 1Insane Inflatable 5K - Medford, NJMedford, NJ
Sun, Oct 2Little Silver 5K RunLittle Silver, NJ

Recent 5K races in New Jersey

Sun, Sep 25Mayors 5K Run to BREAK the SilenceWest Orange, NJ
Sun, Sep 25OCNJ Half Marathon, 5K & 10 Mile Walk/RunOcean City, NJ
Sun, Sep 2517th Annual Run/Walk For Mom 5k & 2 Mile fun walk to benefit The HTIS Bridge the Gap FundCranford, NJ
Sun, Sep 25EArtH Foundation NJ 5K Walk/Run 2016Cranford, NJ
Sun, Sep 25Ocean City New Jersey Half Marathon & 5kOcean City, NJ
Sun, Sep 25CancerCare Walk/Run for HopeParamus, NJ
Sun, Sep 25Cozies 4 Chemo 4th Annual 5K Fun Run & 1 Mile WalkMount Laurel, NJ
Sun, Sep 258th Annual Steeplechase Distance RunHillsborough, NJ
Sat, Sep 246th Annual Del Payne Memorial 5K Run/WalkWillingboro, NJ
Sat, Sep 24Hoot, Waddle & Stroll 5K Trail Run & 1-Mile Stroll 2016Medford, NJ

New/Updated 5K races in New Jersey

Sat, Oct 1Elmer Library Harvest Day 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/WalkElmer, NJ
Sat, Oct 1Garfield Boilermakers 5kGarfield, NJ
Sun, Oct 2Hanover Township PBA Local 128's 5K for Breast CancerWhippany, NJ
Sat, Oct 8Gloucester County Autism 5kWest Deptford, NJ
Sun, Oct 9NY Jets Green and White 5KFlorham Park, NJ
Sun, Oct 16Ajvar 5K Run/Walk (Garfield, New Jersey)Garfield, NJ
Sun, Oct 16Halloween Hustle 5K Run/WalkCherry Hill, NJ
Sun, Oct 16Monster Dash Halloween 5K and Fun RunMillville, NJ
Sat, Oct 22HDSA Team Hope 5kBelmar, NJ
Sun, Oct 23Hard Grove Charity 5K Run/Walk (formerly Sugartown Charity 5K Run/Walk)Jersey City, NJ
February 19, 2012

Starting a new exercise routine can often be a daunting and intimidating task. We help ease you into a running routine with 10 easy yet effective tips. Today many people are becoming aware of the need to incorporate exercise into their daily ...

Read the full article →
October 9, 2013

Shedding some light on few phrases used by runners. If you have friends who are serious runners, you may sometimes wonder what on earth they are talking about when they share tales from their latest training session. We runners have a ...

Read the full article →
October 12, 2013

Running is truly a versatile form of exercise. It doesn’t require a gym membership and can be a social sport or an entirely solitary one. Although some people prefer to run alone to use the time spent running to think, dream, and even meditate, ...

Read the full article →
October 14, 2013

Running is terrific exercise but it requires hard work, dedication and know-how. Every runner should know the basics about gear, scheduling and nutrition. This is a step you cannot afford to overlook. Buying bargain shoes is definitely ...

Read the full article →
November 4, 2013

If you run, you’re at a high risk for shin splints, a condition that causes pain, tenderness and sometimes swelling around the bone that runs down the front of the calf called the tibia. Shin splints are a common complaint among runners when ...

Read the full article →
February 20, 2014

What sets strong, confident runners apart from struggling, injury-prone weekend warriors? Strong, confident runners possess total body strength necessary to stabilize the body while not exerting additional energy. Muscles such as the ...

Read the full article →
March 10, 2014

All it takes for some people is a 5K run. They get bitten by the running bug and then they’re off, competing in races until they achieve what becomes their ultimate goal. Some people take up running to lose weight and get fit; others do it ...

Read the full article →
March 22, 2014

Should you stretch before running? Some runners do – and some don’t. It would seem that stretching would be a way to reduce the risk of injury. After all, running with warm muscles sounds like a good preventative strategy – but is it? ...

Read the full article →
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 ...

Read the full article →