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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 22Big Turkey Burn 5k Turkey Trot & Children’s RunWilliamsburg, VA
Sat, Nov 24Big Turkey Burn 5k Turkey TrotWillaimsburg, VA
Sun, Dec 2Arthritis Foundation's Virginia Beach Jingle Bell Run/Walk 5KVirginia Beach, VA
Sat, Dec 8Arthritis Foundation's Newport News Jingle Bell Run/Walk 5KNewport News, VA
Sat, Dec 85th Annual Tacky Sweater 5KNorfolk, VA
Sat, Dec 85th Annual Tacky Sweater 5kNORFOLK, VA
Tue, Jan 1Hair of the DoG 5k & Children’s RunWilliamsburg, VA
Tue, Jan 1Hair of the DoG 5k & Children’s RunWilliamsburg, VA
Sat, Apr 6Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon, 5k & Children’s Cub RunChesapeake, VA
Sat, Apr 20Billsburg Bunny Hops 5k & Easter Egg HuntWilliamsburg, VA

Recent 5K races in Virginia

Sat, Nov 1026th Annual 116th Infantry Regiment 5K eventStaunton, VA
Sun, Nov 4Apesh*t 5KLeesburg, VA
Sat, Nov 365 Roses 5kSmithfield, VA
Sat, Nov 3Jack T. Farrar, Jr. "Fill the Shoes" 5KAlexandria, VA
Sun, Oct 28Danger! Zombies! 5k RunCharlottesville, VA
Sat, Oct 272018 Chessie Trail Marathon, Half-Marathon and 5KLexington, VA
Sat, Oct 272018 Ghost 5k & Scarecrow Sprint Fun RunAshburn, VA
Sat, Oct 27Hilton Hustle 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run 2018Newport News, VA
Sat, Oct 274th Annual Chas Foundation 5K Race/WalkSuffolk, VA
Sat, Oct 27Characterworks Gear Up! 5KGoochland - West Creek (Off Route 288), VA

New/Updated 5K races in Virginia

Sat, Nov 24Big Turkey Burn 5k Turkey TrotWillaimsburg, VA
Sat, Dec 85th Annual Tacky Sweater 5KNorfolk, VA
Tue, Jan 1Hair of the DoG 5k & Children’s RunWilliamsburg, VA
Sat, Apr 6Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon, 5k & Children’s Cub RunChesapeake, VA
Sat, Apr 20Billsburg Bunny Hops 5k & Easter Egg HuntWilliamsburg, VA
Sat, May 4Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle RacePetersburg, VA
Sat, Aug 3Scares That Care 5k & Kid’s Fun RunWilliamsburg, VA

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