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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

Sun, Oct 23Stephy's House 4th Annual 5KLancaster, OH
Sun, Oct 23Marco's 5k for KidsLakewood, OH
Fri, Oct 28Jack-O-Lantern JogAkron, OH
Sat, Oct 29Queen City Foundation 5K ChallengeCincinnati, OH
Sat, Oct 292016 Meals 'til Monday 5k & Half MarathonElida, OH
Sun, Oct 30Racing for Recovery 5K+10K+Family Fun RunSylvania, OH
Sun, Oct 30Ajvar 5K Run/Walk Columbus, OHColumbus, OH
Sun, Oct 30The 12th Annual Great Pumpkin Fun Run and 5KLakewood, OH
Sat, Nov 5Aruna 5KBowling Green, OH
Sat, Nov 5Community Hospice 5K Compassion Run/Walk.Sugarcreek, OH

Recent 5K races in Ohio

Sun, Oct 23Stephy's House 4th Annual 5KLancaster, OH
Sun, Oct 23Marco's 5k for KidsLakewood, OH
Sat, Oct 22Free to Breathe Lung Cancer Dayton 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile WalkDayton, OH
Sat, Oct 2238th Annual 5K Great Pumpkin RunColumbus, OH
Sat, Oct 22Bay Village Heritage 5KBay Village, OH
Sat, Oct 22Cleveland Clinic Scarecrow Scurry 5kCleveland, OH
Sat, Oct 222016 Undead 5KMason, OH
Sat, Oct 22Run for Life 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile WalkCanfield, OH
Sat, Oct 225k4Kids Run/WalkCincinnati, OH
Sat, Oct 2238th 5K Great Pumpkin RunGrandview Heights, OH

New/Updated 5K races in Ohio

Sat, Nov 12YMCA of Greater ClevelandCleveland , OH
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