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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, Sep 5Asheville Brewing Super Hero 5KAsheville, NC
Sat, Sep 5Asheville Brewing Super Hero 5KAsheville, NC
Sun, Sep 6Growler Gallop CharlotteCharlotte, NC
Sat, Sep 12Run For Matthew 5K/10KGreensboro, NC
Sat, Sep 122015 Run and Ride - CarowindsCharlotte, NC
Sat, Sep 12Sunbare Whispers 5k (Clothing Opt.-Must be 18+)Ocean Isle Beach, NC
Sat, Sep 1213th Annual Gail Parkins Memorial Ovarian Cancer Walk & 5K RunRaleigh, NC
Sat, Sep 12Hit The Brixx 10K/5KCharlotte, NC
Sat, Sep 12Camp CARE Memorial 5KCharlotte, NC
Sat, Sep 12Child Strong 5KGold Hill, NC

Recent 5K races in North Carolina

Sun, Aug 30Kirkwood 5KGreensboro, NC
Sun, Aug 30Growler Gallop 10k & 5kGreensboro, NC
Sat, Aug 29Color Vibe 5K -- Greensboro, NCGreensboro, NC
Sat, Aug 29Franklin Riverfest 5KFranklinin, NC
Sat, Aug 29Love Where You Live 5K & 1 Mile Fun RunCary, NC
Fri, Aug 28I like to Moo've it! Chick-fil-A Race SeriesBurlington, NC
Sat, Aug 22Back to School Bash and 5k DashPolkton, NC
Sat, Aug 22Back to School Bash and 5k DashPeachland, NC
Sat, Aug 152nd Annual HMPD Special Olympics 5K Road Race & WakHope Mills, NC
Sat, Aug 8Bella Rose Strides for Babies 5KCary, NC

New/Updated 5K races in North Carolina

Sun, Oct 25Reasons to RunCary, NC
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