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Calendar of 5K Races in North Carolina

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 North Carolina.

Upcoming 5K races in North Carolina

Sat, Jul 15k Cancer Awareness Splash Dash Walk/RunNew Bern, NC
Tue, Jul 4Firecracker 5KBryson City, NC
Tue, Jul 4Brevard, NC July 4, 2017 Firecracker 5K, 10K and 1K Fun RunBrevard, NC
Tue, Jul 4Steak 'n Shake Firecracker 5K Presented by Kiwanis Club of North BuncombeWeaverville, NC
Sat, Jul 153rd Annual African World Peace Festival 5K Road Race & Walk EventFayetteville, NC
Sat, Jul 15EVENTS: 20th Annual Greenway 5K Run/WalkSalisbury, NC
Sat, Jul 292-Day 5KChina Grove, NC
Sun, Jul 30Run/Walk for Victims of Domestic Violence 5kFayetteville, NC
Sat, Aug 5NC Watermelon Festival 5KMurfreesboro, NC
Sat, Aug 5NC Watermelon 5 KMurfreesboro, NC

Recent 5K races in North Carolina

Sat, Jun 24ZERO Prostate Cancer Run Walk RaleighRaliegh, NC
Sat, Jun 17Braveheart 5K & Rob Roy FUN! Run/Walk (10 years old & under)Franklin, NC
Sat, Jun 17Race for the Paws 5kHendersonville, NC
Sat, Jun 17A Brighter Path 10K/5K/Fun RunWinston Salem, NC
Sat, Jun 17Healthy Achievement 5K Run | WalkCharlotte, NC
Sat, Jun 10PhirstPham Color RunGreensboro, NC
Fri, Jun 9El Buen Camino 5K and WalkWinston Salem, NC
Sat, Jun 3Run/Walk to Fight Diabetes Trail 5kFort Bragg, NC
Sat, Jun 32nd Annual Oak Valley Orcas 5K Family RaceAdvance, NC
Sat, Jun 310th Annual Legs for Life Wellness 5kBurlington, NC

New/Updated 5K races in North Carolina

Sat, Jul 292-Day 5KChina Grove, NC
Sun, Jul 30Run/Walk for Victims of Domestic Violence 5kFayetteville, NC
Sat, Aug 5NC Watermelon 5 KMurfreesboro, NC
Sat, Aug 12Madison County Schools "Back to School 5K"Marshall, NC
Sat, Sep 161st Annual Hog Day 5KHillsborough, NC
Sat, Sep 16Cardiac 5KBuies Creek, NC
Sat, Sep 16Color Me Cured - 5K Glow in the Dark Walk & RunReidsville, NC
Sat, Sep 30AlzNC Triangle Walk and 5K/10K RunCary, NC
Sat, Sep 30Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle RaceJulian, NC
Sat, Oct 7Pilot Mountain 5k Trail RunPilot Mountain, NC
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