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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, Aug 24Fox 8 Fox TrotCleveland, OH
Sun, Aug 24Sky's The Limit Memorial 5K Run/WalkBellbrook, OH
Fri, Aug 291st Annual 'Boro Bogey RunSpringboro, OH
Sat, Aug 30Bring a Can & Lose Yours 5kLima, OH
Sat, Aug 30Celebrate WestlakeWestlake, OH
Sat, Aug 30Pounding the Pavement for Pyridoxine Dependent Epilepsy - Ohio 2014Lancaster, OH
Sat, Aug 30Boy Scout Half Marathon & 5KBowling Green, OH
Sat, Aug 30St. Rocco Festival 5K & 1 MileCleveland, OH
Sat, Aug 30No Work on Labor Day Virtual Run (Cleveland)Cleveland, OH
Sat, Aug 30No Work on Labor Day Virtual Run (Columbus, OH)Columbus, OH

Recent 5K races in Ohio

Sat, Aug 23Torchbearers' AkRun & Crawl 5KAkron, OH
Sat, Aug 23Suzanne V. Momchilov SELEA Scholarship 5K Walk/RunHolmesville, OH
Sat, Aug 23The Super Underwear 5K, 10K, and 1-Mile Run/WalkDayton, OH
Sat, Aug 23The Color RiotMansfield, OH
Sat, Aug 232nd Annual Run Down Cancer 5kCircleville, OH
Sat, Aug 23Banking on a Cure 5KMansfield, OH
Sat, Aug 23Steppin' Out for Hospice 5K Run/WalkAlliance, OH
Sat, Aug 2388 MDG 5/6 Group 2nd Annual Running for the Wounded 5K Fun RunWPAFB, OH
Sat, Aug 23Water Splash Dash 5k Run/Walk for Clear BlueAkron, OH
Sat, Aug 232014 Go With Your Gut 5KHilliard, OH

New/Updated 5K races in Ohio

Sat, Aug 30St. Rocco Festival 5K & 1 MileCleveland, OH
Sat, Aug 30No Work on Labor Day Virtual Run (Cleveland)Cleveland, OH
Sat, Aug 30No Work on Labor Day Virtual Run (Columbus, OH)Columbus, OH
Sat, Aug 30Labor Day 5k Run/WalkCanal Winchester, OH
Mon, Sep 1Miles for SmilesCleveland Hts., OH
Fri, Sep 5The Neon Vibe 5k Akron OHAkron, OH
Sat, Sep 6Orange High School Run With Pride 2014Pepper Pike, OH
Sat, Sep 6Claremont Memory Care - Allies Against Alzheimer's 5K/WalkColumbus, OH
Sat, Sep 6Pomerene Foundation Fall Trail RunMillersburg, OH
Sat, Sep 6Ready. Set. Go! 5K Run/WalkFindlay, OH
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