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Calendar of 5K Races in New York

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 York.

Upcoming 5K races in New York

Thu, Jun 29NYC 5K POLICE CHASEQueens, NY
Thu, Jun 29Train for a 5KOrchard Park, NY
Sat, Jul 15th Annual Marlboro Fit Day 5KMilton, NY
Sat, Jul 1Great American Weekend 5k 10k Goshen Rotary RunGoshen, NY
Tue, Jul 4NYCRUNS Firecracker 5K & 10KNew York, NY
Sat, Jul 87th Annual "Racing to Save Lives " Markoe 5k and 10 kUnionvale, NY
Sat, Jul 8Iron Eagle 5k & Fun RunMendon, NY
Sat, Jul 816th-Arkport Summerfest 5K Walk-RunARKPORT, NY
Sat, Jul 8Distance running Event - 5K TrainingSmithtown, NY
Sat, Jul 155K Color Run & Kids Color DashMonroe, NY

Recent 5K races in New York

Sun, Jun 25Coney Island Sports Foundation 5K Run/Walk June 25, 2017Brooklyn, NY
Sat, Jun 24Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle RaceBrooklyn, NY
Fri, Jun 23Cardinal O'Hara Black and Gold 5kTonawanda, NY
Wed, Jun 21QA test ,Please do not register , June 20 2013 ESNew York, NY
Sun, Jun 18Running Of The Balls 5K & 10KRoosevelt Island, NY
Sun, Jun 18Rochester, NY 1st Annual Juneteenth 5k run/walkRochester, NY
Sun, Jun 18Race for Freedom 5K Run/WalkBronx, NY
Sun, Jun 18finland center midsummer 5K run/nordic walkBrooklyn, NY
Sat, Jun 17Case Fitness Club 5kWatertown, NY
Sat, Jun 172017 Syracuse Friends and Family 5k Presented by IRONMANJamesville, NY

New/Updated 5K races in New York

Sun, Jul 16Waterfront Warriors 5K 2017LONG BEACH, NY
Sat, Jul 22Walworth 5KWalworth, NY
Sat, Jul 29Ranger Run 5K 2017Frankfort, NY
Sat, Aug 5Greenwood Lake 5k Run/Walk & Kids' Fun RunGreenwood Lake, NY
Sat, Sep 9Hold The Door For Others 5th Annual Run to Hold The Door 5K Run/Walk FundraiserValley Cottage, NY
Sun, Sep 10Superhero 5K and Family Fun DayPleasant Valley, NY
Fri, Sep 15Glow Back To School 5KStillwater, NY
Sat, Sep 16Nurses Run For Your Health 5K & 10K EventYonkers, NY
Sat, Sep 233rd Annual ROCovery Fitness Friends and Family 5K Run/WalkRochester, NY
Sat, Sep 23FAM 5K Fund Run/Walk 2017Cobleskill, NY
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