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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 4Zombie Escape at Panic PointYoungsville, NC
Sun, May 5Lake Norman Half Marathon and 5kMooresville, NC
Sat, May 18Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle RaceRockingham, NC
Sat, May 18ZOE P.O.W.E.R.Hickory, NC
Sun, May 26Grand Prix 5000Warren, NC
Sat, Jun 1Warrior Dash – North CarolinaHuntersville, NC
Sat, Sep 14Run For Green Half Marathon, 10k, 5kDavidson, NC
Sat, Sep 14Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle RaceTaylors Falls, NC
Sun, Oct 6Growler Gallop Greensboro 10K and 5KGreensboro, NC
Sat, Oct 26Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle RaceJulian, NC

Recent 5K races in North Carolina

Sun, Apr 14Pig Pounder 5KGreensboro, NC
Sat, Apr 13Mint Hill Lions Club 5KMint Hill, NC
Sat, Apr 13Panther Prowl 5kSeagrove, NC
Sat, Apr 6Twirl N Swirl 5kCharlotte, NC
Sun, Mar 31Running Over Cancer 5KCary, NC
Sat, Mar 30Go Tell It On The Mtn 5K & 1-Mile Walk/Run (all ages)Franklin, NC
Sat, Mar 30LUNGe Forward 5KCharlotte, NC

New/Updated 5K races in North Carolina

Sat, May 18ZOE P.O.W.E.R.Hickory, NC

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