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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, May 28Aurora Fossil 5KAurora, NC
Sat, May 28Bennett 5k freedom run-Walk & the GLORY MILEBennett, NC
Sat, May 28Mint Hill Lions Club 5KMint Hill, NC
Sat, May 28Camo Up 5k Run/WalkMooresville, NC
Sat, May 28Brevard, NC White Squirrel 5K, 10K & Fun RunBrevard, NC
Sat, May 28Belmont Classic 5k and 1k dashBelmont, NC
Sat, May 28FREE (FILM) 5KWilmington, NC
Sat, May 28Run for the Park 5K 2016Highlands, NC
Sat, May 28Camp Don Lee 5k Creature CrawlArapahoe, NC
Sun, May 29Cupcake 5KManteo, NC

Recent 5K races in North Carolina

Fri, May 27Mission Miles 5kDenver, NC
Sun, May 22Step Up for Education 5K & Fun RunFletcher, NC
Sun, May 222016 Pisgah 55.5K Mountain Bike RacePisgah Forest, NC
Sun, May 22I Run To Remember 5K/10KJacksonville, NC
Sat, May 21Shelton Vineyards Running the Vines 5K and 10KDobson, NC
Sat, May 21Power of Run 5KCharlotte, NC
Sat, May 21RCR/ECR 5K benefiting the Childress Institute for Pediatric TraumaWelcome, NC
Sat, May 21Cuthbertson 5k Color Fun RunWaxhaw, NC
Sat, May 21Hunger Run 5K Color RunThomasville, NC
Sat, May 21Let Us Run 5K & Fun RunMorganton, NC

New/Updated 5K races in North Carolina

Sat, May 28Brevard, NC White Squirrel 5K, 10K & Fun RunBrevard, NC
Sat, May 28Mint Hill Lions Club 5KMint Hill, NC
Sat, May 28Belmont Classic 5k and 1k dashBelmont, NC
Sat, May 28Run for the Park 5K 2016Highlands, NC
Sat, May 28Camp Don Lee 5k Creature CrawlArapahoe, NC
Sat, Jun 4First Annual Oak Valley Family Fun 5KAdvance, NC
Sat, Jun 4Luau Fun 5KMarion, NC
Sat, Jun 4PCHS Cadets Musical 5k & Family Fun RunMill Springs, NC
Fri, Jun 102nd Annual Richlands 5k Glow RunRichlands, NC
Sat, Jun 11Ashley's Angels 2nd Annual 5KDenver, NC

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