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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

Sun, Feb 5GameDay 10K/5KNewport News, VA
Sat, Feb 11For The Cure 5K & Little Cure 1 MileVirginia Beach, VA
Sat, Apr 1The 25th Annual Van Metre 5-Mile Run and One-Mile Fun Run/Walk benefits Children’s National Medical CenterAshburn, VA
Sat, Apr 1"Color Me Cameron" 5th Annual 5K Color Run/WalkPulaski, VA
Sat, Apr 1Woodbridge Viking April Fools 5KWoodbridge, VA
Sun, Apr 9Lorton Prison Break 5K & 10K Adventure RunLorton, VA
Sat, May 65K By the BayNewport News, VA
Sat, May 27Chick-fil-A 10K/5KNewport News, VA
Wed, Sep 27Many Hopes 5K Run/WalkArlington, VA
Sun, Dec 31ActiveX Mountain RunSan Diego, VA

Recent 5K races in Virginia

Sat, Jan 144th Annual Freezer Burn 5K & Little Freezer 1/2 MileVirginia Beach, VA
Sun, Jan 1Hair of The Dog 5KWilliamsburg, VA
Sun, Jan 1New Year's Day 5kReston, VA
Sat, Dec 31Just Cause 5k Jingle JogWarrenton, VA

New/Updated 5K races in Virginia

Sat, Apr 1Woodbridge Viking April Fools 5KWoodbridge, VA

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5K races in Newport News, VA
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