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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, Feb 292020 Leap Year 2.29 MileEverywhere, VA
Sat, Mar 72020 International Day of Happiness 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, VA
Sat, Mar 7International Women’s Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, VA
Sat, Mar 142020 Shoe the World Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, VA
Sun, Mar 15He Rescues Me 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, VA
Tue, Mar 172020 Luck of the Irish 3.17 MileEverywhere, VA
Sat, Mar 21Give A Dog A Job 5kRichmond, VA
Sat, Mar 21The Human Brain 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, VA
Sun, Mar 292020 Mermaid Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, VA
Sat, Apr 4Dismal Swamp Stomp Running FestivalChesapeake, VA

Recent 5K races in Virginia

Sun, Feb 232020 Love Your Pet Day 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2Everywhere, VA
Sun, Feb 162020 Poop Day 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2Everywhere, VA
Sun, Feb 16February 2020 Run 4 LoveEverywhere, VA
Sun, Feb 92020 President’s Day 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2Everywhere, VA
Sun, Feb 92020 Tell a Fairy Tale 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2Everywhere, VA
Sat, Feb 82020 Love Your Pet Day 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2Everywhere, VA
Fri, Jan 312020 The Raven 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2Everywhere, VA
Sat, Jan 252020 Happy Hug Day 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2Everywhere, VA

New/Updated 5K races in Virginia

Sat, Mar 7International Women’s Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, VA
Sun, Mar 15He Rescues Me 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, VA
Sat, Mar 21The Human Brain 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, VA
Wed, Apr 152020 Racing for our Friends Down UnderYour Choice, VA
Wed, Apr 152020 Apollo 13 50th Anniversary 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Your Choice, VA
Wed, Apr 152020 Dinosaurs! Virtual Race Series | TriceratopsYour Choice, VA
Wed, Apr 152020 Earth Day 50th Anniversary 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Your Choice, VA
Sat, Apr 18Richmond Superhero Heart RunRichmond, VA
Sat, Apr 182020 Embrace Your Inner Unicorn 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, VA
Sun, Apr 262020 See the World a Different Way 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2Everywhere, VA

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November 1, 2013

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November 2, 2013

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March 22, 2014

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March 28, 2014

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March 29, 2014

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March 30, 2014

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