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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, Nov 1Zombie Race, Zumbathon & Block Party!!Winston Salem, NC
Sat, Nov 12nd Annual HCA Run/Walk for Technology 5KWallace, NC
Sat, Nov 110th Annual Aging in Stride 5KChapel Hill, NC
Sat, Nov 1Running for FoodGoldsboro, NC
Sat, Nov 1UNCG Homecoming 5KGreensboro, NC
Sat, Nov 1Monster Dash 5k and 1mile Fun RunNashville, NC
Sat, Nov 1Dirty South Zombie RunLumberton, NC
Sat, Nov 1Hero Fun RunHendersonville, NC
Sat, Nov 114th Annual Pumpkin Fest 5K Race & Fun Run/Walk presented by MRTStatesville, NC
Sat, Nov 1Running to Stop HungerGoldsboro, NC

Recent 5K races in North Carolina

Sun, Oct 26Monster DashRaleigh, NC
Sun, Oct 26N.c Festival By The Sea Family 5 K RunHolden Beach, NC
Sun, Oct 26Veterans Legacy Virtual 5KAny Town, NC
Sat, Oct 25Yveddi 5k Run/Walk for Meals on WheelsYadkinville, NC
Sat, Oct 252nd Annual Carolina Lakes Halloween RunSanford, NC
Sat, Oct 25Temple Theater Zombie RunSanford, NC
Sat, Oct 25Fall Harvest 5KHuntersville, NC
Sat, Oct 25Halloween 5k and Kids Fun RunLenoir, NC
Sat, Oct 25Spooks Sprint 5k and Fun RunCherryville, NC
Sat, Oct 25The Spooky Duke 5k, 10k and Costume MarchBoone, NC

New/Updated 5K races in North Carolina

Sat, Nov 1Dana Pyle 5K Run & Spaghetti BenefitStedman, NC
Sat, Nov 8The Freedom 5K and Chili CookOFFSouthern Pines, NC
Sat, Nov 8Saluting Our Veterans Virtual Run - (Raleigh)Raleigh, NC
Sat, Nov 8Vance Rocket Run 5k / Comet DashAsheville, NC
Sat, Nov 8Veterans Cross Country Color 5kHendersonville, NC
Sat, Nov 8Color the Fight 5KHendersonville, NC
Sun, Nov 9Annual World Run Day - CharlotteCharlotte, NC
Sun, Nov 9Annual World Run Day - RaleighRaleigh, NC
Sun, Nov 9Annual World Run Day - Winston-SalemWinston-Salem, NC
Sun, Nov 9Annual World Run Day - North Carolina ResidentsAll Residents Of North Carolina, NC
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