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Calendar of 5K Races in Virginia

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 Virginia.

Upcoming 5K races in Virginia

Sat, Apr 6Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon, 5k & Children’s Cub RunChesapeake, VA
Sat, Apr 6Van Metre 5 Mile RunAshburn, VA
Sat, Apr 6Race To Rescue 4.8Norfolk, VA
Sat, Apr 20Billsburg Bunny Hops 5k & Easter Egg HuntWilliamsburg, VA
Sat, Apr 202019 Petersburg Half Marathon & 5KPetersburg, VA
Sat, May 4Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle RacePetersburg, VA
Sat, May 11Crozet Running Trail 5kCrozet, VA
Sat, Aug 3Scares That Care 5k & Kid’s Fun RunWilliamsburg, VA
Sun, Jul 5Firecracker 5K Fun Run/WalkReedville, VA

Recent 5K races in Virginia

Tue, Jan 1Hair of the DoG 5k & Children’s RunWilliamsburg, VA
Tue, Jan 1Hair of the DoG 5k & Children’s RunWilliamsburg, VA

New/Updated 5K races in Virginia

Sat, Apr 6Van Metre 5 Mile RunAshburn, VA
Sat, Apr 6Race To Rescue 4.8Norfolk, VA

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