Login  
 
  • Promoting a Race?
Are you looking to promote a running event? You can add your event to our calendar for free.

To add your event to JogRunRace, start here. Once published, your event will be easily discoverable by runners.
 
 
See More Articles
 
 
 
 

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

Fri, Aug 1REV3Glow Run 2014 - MorgantownMorgantown, WV
Fri, Aug 12014 Debbie Green 5k run/walk for leukemiaWheeling, WV
Sat, Aug 2WV Blackberry Festival 5KNutter Fort, WV
Fri, Aug 82014 Rush Run 5K Run/WalkMorgantown, WV
Sat, Aug 9The Connecting Link, Inc. 5K Run for FUNds Run/WalkMorgantown, WV
Sat, Aug 9Roosevelt Run 5k Run/WalkArthurdale, WV
Sat, Aug 302014 Five Alarm Mud RunBuckhannon, WV
Sat, Aug 305K uRUN for Nuru InternationalKingwood, WV
Sat, Sep 65K ACROSS THE USA (VIRTUAL) - CharlestonCharleston, WV
Sat, Sep 6Glow in the Park BarboursvilleBarboursville, WV

Recent 5K races in West Virginia

Sat, Jul 26Rockin' the Eighties 5K Walk, Run or RollElkins, WV
Sat, Jul 19Coalfield War Games 2014Ghent, WV
Sat, Jul 19That Dam Race 5k Run/WalkSutton, WV
Sat, Jul 197th Annual RunWalkRoll 5KWheeling, WV
Sat, Jul 19BattleFrog: Greater DC - SATURDAYHedgesville, WV
Sat, Jul 19BattleFrog: Greater DC - SUNDAYHedgesville, WV
Sat, Jul 12Bridgeport Benedum Festival Challenger 5K RunBridgeport, WV
Sat, Jul 124th Annual Race for the PlaceMartinsburg, WV
Sat, Jul 122nd Annual Be A Hero! 5K Run/WalkHuntington, WV
Sat, Jul 121st Annual Run Like A Dog - 5k Fun Run/WalkMartinsburg, WV

New/Updated 5K races in West Virginia

Fri, Aug 12014 Debbie Green 5k run/walk for leukemiaWheeling, WV
Sat, Aug 2WV Blackberry Festival 5KNutter Fort, WV
Sat, Aug 9The Connecting Link, Inc. 5K Run for FUNds Run/WalkMorgantown, WV
Sat, Aug 302014 Five Alarm Mud RunBuckhannon, WV
Sat, Sep 6THE COLOR RUN HUNTINGTONHuntington, WV
Sat, Sep 65K ACROSS THE USA (VIRTUAL) - CharlestonCharleston, WV
Sat, Sep 13Sunset Chase 5K Fun Run & Chamber ChallengeElkins, WV
Sun, Sep 14Peace, Love & Cure - Childhood Cancer AwarenessCharles Town, WV
Fri, Sep 26Upon A Star 5k 2014Morgantown, WV
Sat, Sep 272014 Chestnut Mountain Mud RunFairmont, WV

Browse 5K races in West Virginia by city

5K races in Barboursville, WV5K races in Morgantown, WV
February 1, 2012

The 5K is the most popular race distance. It is a distance that will challenge you yet short enough that anyone can complete. The 5K is one of my favorite running distances. The 5k is a short enough distance that anyone can run but, at the same […]

Read the full article →
February 19, 2012

Running is great exercise but it can also lead to a number of injuries if you are not cautious. Here are a few of the most common running injuries. It is important to know what some of the most common running injuries are as well as what causes […]

Read the full article →
October 5, 2013

Running is one of the best cardiovascular workouts there is. Here are 6 tips for keeping your running motivation high. Running is a great way to burn calories and increase your aerobic fitness. But let's face it. If you run regularly for months […]

Read the full article →
October 9, 2013

Shedding some light on few phrases used by runners. If you have friends who are serious runners, you may sometimes wonder what on earth they are talking about when they share tales from their latest training session. We runners have a […]

Read the full article →
November 4, 2013

If you run, you’re at a high risk for shin splints, a condition that causes pain, tenderness and sometimes swelling around the bone that runs down the front of the calf called the tibia. Shin splints are a common complaint among runners when […]

Read the full article →
November 5, 2013

People often complain that running is not beneficial to them because it is tedious, exhausting, and hard on their bodies. If that's the case, why are so many Americans regularly running and participating in races from the 5k to the marathon? […]

Read the full article →
March 10, 2014

All it takes for some people is a 5K run. They get bitten by the running bug and then they’re off, competing in races until they achieve what becomes their ultimate goal. Some people take up running to lose weight and get fit; others do it […]

Read the full article →
March 11, 2014

Running is one of the best forms of cardiovascular around. Unfortunately, running lots of miles not only puts stress on the joints, but also increases the risk of injury. Long distance runners who run outside on hard pavement are particularly […]

Read the full article →
March 12, 2014

If you’re an enthusiastic female runner, you know how quickly you can go through a pair of running shoes. That’s why it’s important to pick a quality pair of shoes that will withstand frequent usage and, most of all, help to prevent a running […]

Read the full article →