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Calendar of 5K Races in West 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 West Virginia.

Upcoming 5K races in West Virginia

Sat, Dec 61st Annual Ugly Holiday Sweater 5K Walk/RunMorgantown, WV
Sun, Dec 7South Berkeley Christmas Parade 5K Run/WalkInwood, WV
Sat, Mar 7VeteRunSummit Point, WV
Sat, Mar 7VeteRun At Summit Point Motorsports ParkSummit Point, WV
Sat, Mar 21Haulin' in the HollerEleanor, WV
Sat, Mar 21Haulin' in the HollerEleanor, WV
Sat, Apr 253rd Annual Run MS Morgantown 5KMorgantown, WV
Sat, May 2Cheat Fest 5KAlbright, WV
Sat, Jun 135th Annual Derek Hotsinpiller Fallen Stars 5KBridgeport, WV

Recent 5K races in West Virginia

Thu, Nov 272014 Huntington Turkey Trot, Benefiting Little Victories No-Kill Animal ShelterHuntington, WV
Sun, Nov 16Miles of Smiles Half Marathon & 5KMonongah, WV
Sat, Nov 152nd Annual Berkeley Springs Fall for Fitness 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/WalkBerkeley Springs, WV
Sun, Nov 9Annual World Run Day - West Virginia ResidentsAll Residents Of West Virginia, WV
Fri, Oct 31River City Runners and Walkers 2014 MembershipParkersburg, WV

New/Updated 5K races in West Virginia

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