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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, Feb 9Sole Mates Valentines 5K & 10KCary, NC
Sat, Mar 30Go Tell It On The Mtn 5K & 1-Mile Walk/Run (all ages)Franklin, NC
Sun, Mar 31Running Over Cancer 5KCary, NC
Sun, Apr 14Pig Pounder 5KGreensboro, NC
Sat, May 18Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle RaceRockingham, NC
Sun, May 26Grand Prix 5000Warren, NC
Sat, Sep 14Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle RaceTaylors Falls, NC
Sat, Oct 26Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle RaceJulian, NC
Mon, May 188th Annual Run For The WarriorsJacksonville, NC

Recent 5K races in North Carolina

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New/Updated 5K races in North Carolina

Sun, Mar 31Running Over Cancer 5KCary, NC
Sun, Apr 14Pig Pounder 5KGreensboro, NC
Sun, May 26Grand Prix 5000Warren, NC

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