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Calendar of 5K Races in Ohio

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 Ohio.

Upcoming 5K races in Ohio

Sat, Jun 1Ohio Games National Running Day Run/WalkGroveport, OH
Wed, Jun 5The Big RunCleveland, OH
Sat, Jun 8Dream Big 5K/10K/Kid's RacesLewis Center, OH
Sat, Jun 15Highlander Hustle 5k Kilt RunMason, OH
Sat, Jun 15Running with a Mission 2019Cleveland, OH
Fri, Jun 21MatchStick Challenge 5k/10k/HalfWadsworth, OH
Sat, Jun 22Resiliency RunCleveland, OH
Thu, Jul 4Captains Grand Slam 5KEastlake, OH
Sun, Jul 14Johnnycake Jog 5 Miler and 5KPainesville, OH
Fri, Jul 19Friday Night Lights 5KMentor, OH

Recent 5K races in Ohio

Sat, May 11Rugged Maniac ColumbusDelaware, OH
Sat, May 11Super Hero 5KMiddleport, OH
Sat, May 11Butterfly Walk for CancerFree KIDSMason, OH
Sat, May 11Grit & Grace 5kWilmington, OH
Sat, May 11Promise Run 2019Berea, OH
Sat, May 11Have a Heart for ReadingLima, OH
Sun, May 5Cleveland Clinic Lakewood Healthy Family RunLakewood, OH
Sun, May 5Race to Empower 10k, 5k and One Mile Fun RunCleveland, OH
Sat, May 4Diversity Center's 17th Annual Walk, Rock & RunCleveland, OH
Sat, May 47 th annual airman nathan e smith memorial 5 k run/walkTiffin, OH

New/Updated 5K races in Ohio

Wed, Jun 5The Big RunCleveland, OH
Sun, Jul 28Christmas in July 5kGahanna, OH
Sat, Sep 14The Gentlemen Stakes 5K for Prostate CancerCincinnati, OH
Sun, Sep 15Race the RiverCleveland, OH
Sat, Oct 5The Nun RunCanfield, OH

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