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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

Thu, Nov 23Fairfax Turkey TrotFairfax, VA
Thu, Nov 23Turkey Day 5k and Fun RunReston, VA
Thu, Nov 23Turkey Trot for Parkinson's 5k Run/Walk & 1.5 Mile Gobble WobbleLorton, VA
Thu, Nov 23Arlington Turkey Trot 5kArlington, VA
Thu, Nov 23Ashburn Farm Thanksgiving Day 10K/5K/2kAshburn, VA
Thu, Nov 23Prince William Turkey TrotManassas, VA
Thu, Nov 232017 Ashburn Farm 10k/5k/2kAshburn, VA
Thu, Nov 23Giving Thanks 5k - Vienna, VAVienna, VA
Fri, Nov 246th annual Stuffed Strut 5k Run and Family WalkWytheville, VA
Sat, Dec 2Barcroft 5K - Snowball StrideArlington, VA

Recent 5K races in Virginia

Sun, Nov 19ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk - Virginia BeachVirginia Beach, VA
Sun, Nov 19Sunrise Run to Benefit Warrior Canine ConnectionArlington, VA
Sat, Nov 18Herndon Turkey Trot 5KHerndon, VA
Sat, Nov 184th Annual Race to the Rock Bridge 5k & 10kNatural Bridge, VA
Sat, Nov 18Gobble Gobble Run or Wobble 5K and Kids DashWarrenton, VA
Sat, Nov 18Carpenter's Shelter - Run For Shelter 5K/10K and Fun RunAlexandria, VA
Sat, Nov 18Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation 5K & Family Fun DayArlington, VA
Sat, Nov 18Norfolk Harbor Half Marathon, 5K & Kids Mile presented by Bon Secours In MotionNorfolk, VA
Sat, Nov 18Claremont Immersion 5K Family Fun Run - Carrera Familiar de la Escuela de Inmersión ClaremontArlington, VA
Sat, Nov 18Hounds on the Hill 5kMidlothian, VA

New/Updated 5K races in Virginia

Thu, Nov 23Giving Thanks 5k - Vienna, VAVienna, VA
Sat, Dec 2Jingle Bell 5K Run/WalkWytheville, VA
Sun, Dec 32017 Christmas Tree 5K Run / WalkArlington, VA
Tue, Dec 123rd Annual Resolution 5KVirginia Beach, VA
Mon, Jan 12018 New Year's Day 5KFree Union, VA
Sat, Mar 3Powhatan State Park Solar 10 Miler & 5kPowhatan, VA
Sun, May 6Full Circle's Round Up The Family 5K & Fun RunHenrico, VA
Fri, Sep 142018 Divas Half Marathon & 5K in DC's Wine CountryLeesburg, VA
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