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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

Fri, Oct 28Zombie Run 5KJacksonville, NC
Sat, Oct 292016 SailView 5k for Sally's YMCADenver, NC
Sat, Oct 29Bertie Spooktacular 5K & 1 MileWindsor, NC
Sat, Oct 29Running with the Good News 5kDallas, NC
Sat, Oct 29Seaboard Festival 5KHamlet, NC
Sat, Oct 29Hickory Ridge Bi-Bull 5K and Fun RunConcord, NC
Sat, Oct 29North Carolina Halloween Half Marathon & 5KSpring Lake, NC
Sat, Oct 29Costume Dash CharlotteCharlotte, NC
Sat, Oct 29Reasons to Run 5KCary, NC
Sat, Oct 29Doggie Dash 5K/1 Mile Run/WalkJacksonville, NC

Recent 5K races in North Carolina

Sun, Oct 23Battle of the Albermarle 5KElizabeth City, NC
Sat, Oct 22Big South 5K Road RaceCharlotte, NC
Sat, Oct 22Firefighters 5K - CharlotteCharlotte, NC
Sat, Oct 222nd Annual Pumpkin Run 5K Run/Walk: A benefit for Macon/Jackson County Habitat for HumanityFranklin, NC
Sat, Oct 22Ardmore RAH! 10K, 5K, Fun Run and Food DriveWinston-Salem, NC
Sat, Oct 22Mt. Olive 5kHickory, NC
Sat, Oct 22SOAR Eagle 5kAsheville, NC
Sat, Oct 22Rockfish 5K Adventure RunParkton, NC
Sat, Oct 22Run with the Lions 5KBlack Mountain, NC
Sat, Oct 22PLS Halloween HustleReidsville, NC

New/Updated 5K races in North Carolina

Sat, Nov 5Race to the Cove 5KTaylorsville, NC
Sat, Nov 12Walkertown High School MSCR 5k Color Run/WalkWalkertown, NC
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