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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

Sun, Jan 22Beethoven 15K & 5K presented by Josh London, State Farm InsuranceLeland, NC
Sat, Feb 4Yeti Or Not? 25k in Dupont State Recreational ForestPisgah Forest, NC
Sat, Mar 11Feed Stokes 5K and Half MarathonKing, NC
Sun, Mar 12Running Over Cancer 5KCary, NC
Sat, Mar 18Biggsanity 5k in partnership with Special OlympicsWilliamston, NC
Sat, Mar 18Go Tell It On The Mountain 5K/1-Mile Walk: Macon County's Most Challenging 5KFranklin, NC
Sun, Apr 2Run for the Paws 5KMorganton, NC
Sat, Apr 15Carry Your Cross 5KCandler, NC
Sat, Apr 29Bulldog 5k 2017Charlotte, NC
Sat, Jun 17Healthy Achievement 5K Run | WalkCharlotte, NC

Recent 5K races in North Carolina

Sun, Jan 1Commitment Day 5K - Raleigh DurhamRaleigh, NC
Sun, Jan 11st Day 5kGreensboro, NC

New/Updated 5K races in North Carolina

Sat, Apr 29Bulldog 5k 2017Charlotte, NC

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