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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, Sep 24Celebrating Recovery 5KCleveland, OH
Sun, Sep 24Tom Madzy 5K and Dog WalkBerea, OH
Sat, Sep 30Alpha Sigma 5KColumbus, OH
Sat, Sep 30Jog for the Dogs 5k Fun Run and WalkAkron, OH
Sun, Oct 1eRace 5K & 1 Mile Race and Family DayCleveland, OH
Sun, Oct 1Hillcrest Hustle 5K and Fun Run/WalkAkron, OH
Sat, Oct 7Brier Quinn 5KMontpelier, OH
Sat, Oct 7Hanby PTA Bubble RunGalena, OH
Sat, Oct 7UA 5K Homecoming Run/Walk Event 2017Akron, OH

Recent 5K races in Ohio

Mon, Sep 18Run Like A Girl Half Marathon, 10K & 5KColumbus, OH
Sun, Sep 17Oak Clinic for MS 5K EventUniontown, OH
Sun, Sep 17Cameron's Smile 5k Walk/RunPiqua, OH
Sat, Sep 16PCOS Strides National 5K Walk - ColumbusColumbus, OH
Sat, Sep 16The Super Run 5K - Columbus, OH 2017Gahanna, OH
Sat, Sep 16Put in Bay 5KPut In Bay, OH
Sat, Sep 16Eldorado Scioto Downs 5KColumbus, OH
Sat, Sep 16Blues and Brews 5K Walk and RunCincinnati, OH
Sat, Sep 16Ajvar 5K Columbus, OHGahanna, OH
Sat, Sep 162017 Johnny Appleseed Annual 5KLisbon, OH

New/Updated 5K races in Ohio

Sat, Oct 7Hanby PTA Bubble RunGalena, OH
Sun, Dec 10Santa Hustle Cedar Point 5k & Half MarathonSandusky, OH
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