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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 7"Stop the Jade" Run 5K & Family Fun WalkVincentown, NJ
Sat, Mar 7Run for Reading 5KDenville, NJ
Sun, Mar 8Purim 5K Fun Run & 1 Mile WalkFair Lawn, NJ
Sun, Mar 8Bundle Up for Bancroft 5K Run/WalkHaddonfield, NJ
Sat, Mar 144th Annual Michael Cassidy Shamrock 'N' Run 5kRutherford, NJ
Sat, Mar 14Crusader Challenge 5KDenville, NJ
Sat, Mar 14St. Pat's Boardwalk 10 miler & 5k runMARGATE, NJ
Sat, Mar 14H.I.P.H.O.P. Presents the 15th Annual 5K Fun Run/WalkPiscataway, NJ
Sat, Mar 14The Lucky Leprechaun Virtual Run - 5k/10k/Half Marathon (Trenton)Trenton, NJ
Sat, Mar 14The Lucky Leprechaun Virtual Run - 5k/10k/Half Marathon (Newark)Newark, NJ

Recent 5K races in New Jersey

Tue, Mar 3LAXERS 5KLaxers, NJ
Tue, Mar 3LAXERS 5KDeptford, NJ
Tue, Mar 3New Advanced 5K Race SampleTEST, NJ
Sun, Mar 1Laxers 4 Life 5KWest Deptford, NJ
Sun, Feb 15Polar Bear 5k Run-Walk for Autism 2015Sea Isle City, NJ
Sun, Feb 15Feel The Love 5KMorristown, NJ
Sat, Feb 14CUPID'S CHASE 5KSeaside Heights, NJ
Sat, Feb 14Cupid's Chase 5kPennsauken, NJ
Sat, Feb 14Winter Race Half Marathon/10k/5k/1k Virtual Race & ChallengeTrenton, NJ

New/Updated 5K races in New Jersey

Sat, Mar 14The Lucky Leprechaun Virtual Run - 5k/10k/Half Marathon (Trenton)Trenton, NJ
Sat, Mar 14The Lucky Leprechaun Virtual Run - 5k/10k/Half Marathon (Newark)Newark, NJ
Sun, Mar 297th Annual Victorious 5k Run/WalkVoorhees, NJ
Sun, Mar 29Alicia Rose Victorious 5k Walk / RunVoorhees, NJ
Sun, Apr 19Carz N' Toyz 5k Run/WalkVoorhees, NJ
Sat, Apr 25Medford Lakes Miles of HopeMedford Lakes, NJ
Sun, May 3Cure for IBD 5K and Fun Run for Crohn's & ColitisBasking Ridge, NJ
Sun, May 3JLACF 2015 WALK, RUN & WAG 5K AND ICE CREAM SOCIAL FOR ANIMALS WITH CANCER!Jersey City, NJ
Sun, May 3Whippany Fire Company 5K RaceWhippany, NJ
Sat, May 9Ramsey 5K & Family Fun RunRamsey, NJ
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