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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, Dec 20Jingle Bell (4th Annual 5K Run and Walk, Little Washington, VAWashington, VA
Sat, Dec 27Christmas Cookie BurnAlexandria, VA
Wed, Dec 31Village 5K and Kidz 1 MilerSpotsylvania, VA
Thu, Jan 1New Year's Day 5kReston, VA
Sat, Feb 7Mardi Gras Run 4 BeadsSmithfield, VA
Sat, Mar 28Foam Glow 5K - RichmondRichmond, VA
Sat, Apr 4Robot Run Live Richmond VARichmond, VA
Sat, Apr 112015 Outbreak 5KMiddletown, VA
Sat, Apr 18Colors of Cancer 5k/10kTazewell, VA

Recent 5K races in Virginia

Sun, Dec 14Frigid 5k & 10k benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation...Lorton, VA
Sun, Dec 14Frosty 5k and 1kFairfax, VA
Sat, Dec 13Kevin and Callie Fun Run/WalkStanardsville, VA
Sat, Dec 13Tacky Sweater 5KNorfolk, VA
Sat, Dec 1312.13.14 15KFairfax Station, VA
Sun, Dec 7The 14th Annual VA Runner Blue & Gray 1/2 Marathon and 5 km RunFredericksburg, VA
Sun, Dec 7Run with Santa 5kReston, VA
Sat, Dec 6Warrior Jingle All the Way 5k and fun runStephens City, VA
Sat, Dec 6Frosty 5k and Hot Chocolate 1 Mile Fun RunRadford, VA
Sat, Dec 6Jingle Bell 5K Run- Marshall Middle SchoolThe Plains, VA

New/Updated 5K races in Virginia

Sat, May 2Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle RacePetersburg, VA

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