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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, Oct 17Little Big Dreams 5k Run/WalkPrinceton Junction, NJ
Sun, Oct 18Autism 5K Run/WalkJersey City, NJ
Sun, Oct 18Fred Torres Memorial 5KWoodland Park, NJ
Sun, Oct 18Lauren Rose Albert Foundation 5th Annual Mothers Matter 5K Run & WalkSewell, NJ
Sun, Oct 182015 AmeriHealth NJ Atlantic City Marathon & Half Marathon, 10K & 5KAtlantic City, NJ
Sat, Oct 24Hooters 2nd Annual Hooters 5k benefitting Team Kevin StriveEast Brunswick, NJ
Sat, Oct 24Garden State Academy Fun Run and Walk 5kNorthfield, NJ
Sat, Oct 24Browning Ross & Bob Kupcha Memorial Run (5K)National Park, NJ
Sat, Oct 24Lindenwold High School 5k RunLindenwold, NJ
Sun, Oct 25Halloween Hustle 5k Run/WalkCherry Hill, NJ

Recent 5K races in New Jersey

Sat, Oct 10Genesis Centers: Walk the Talk, the Christopher Schultes 5K Run for RecoveryPennsauken, NJ
Sat, Oct 10Comfort Zone Camp NJ Grief Relief 5KJersey City, NJ
Sat, Oct 1010th Annual Step Up For The Arc 5KClark, NJ
Sun, Oct 4Little Silver 5K RunLittle Silver, NJ
Sun, Oct 4Bradley's Buddies 5kWenonah, NJ
Sun, Oct 4Jonathan Slusher Memorial 5kCalifon, NJ
Sat, Oct 35K Breast Cancer Awareness RACE/WALK 4Life® (USATF Certified)Somerset, NJ
Sat, Oct 3Gibby's Gallop 5k/5mile INDOOR SAME DAY REG.Montville, NJ
Sat, Oct 3APTANJ 5k to benefit the NJ National Guard Child & Youth ProgramSea Girt, NJ
Sun, Sep 27Franklin Lakes Scenic Half Marathon and 5KFranklin Lakes, NJ

New/Updated 5K races in New Jersey

Mon, May 30Ridgewood RunRidgewood, NJ

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