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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, Apr 29CASA Superhero 5KBridgeport, WV
Sat, Apr 292017 CASA Superhero 5K & Kids' Villain ChaseBridgeport, WV
Sat, May 6Dirt Dash 5 Mile & Rocky Ridge 15k Trail RunsCaldwell, WV
Sat, May 6Let's Play 5KWheeling, WV
Sat, May 13Harper's Ferry Half Marathon and 5KHarper's Ferry, WV
Sat, May 132nd Annual SFC Tyler Westbrook Memorial 5KWilliamstown, WV
Sat, May 20Berkeley Heights Elementary 5k Run/WalkMartinsburg, WV
Sat, Jun 102nd Annual Rupert Blue Blask 5KRupert, WV
Sat, Jun 10Derek Hotsinpiller Fallen Stars Memorial 5KBridgeport, WV
Sat, Jun 17Arthurdale Heritage Goat Gallop 5KArthurdale, WV

Recent 5K races in West Virginia

Sat, Apr 226th Annual Give Back a Smile 5K Run/Walk eventMorgantown, WV
Sat, Apr 22Weston 5-K Run Walk26452, WV

New/Updated 5K races in West Virginia

Sat, Jul 1Wetzel County Schools Wellness 5K Run/WalkNew Martisville, WV

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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 ...

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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 ...

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October 12, 2013

Running is truly a versatile form of exercise. It doesn’t require a gym membership and can be a social sport or an entirely solitary one. Although some people prefer to run alone to use the time spent running to think, dream, and even meditate, ...

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November 1, 2013

Want to start running? 5K road races are a great place to look for motivation. Training for a 5K is an attainable goal for anyone, and with numerous races occurring every weekend, 5Ks are easily accessible, family friendly, and a great test of ...

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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 ...

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February 23, 2014

Are you thinking of taking up jogging but know that you can't run for very long before getting tired and stopping? Well, the first and most important thing to do is to not be ashamed. Everybody has to start somewhere, and anyone who decides to ...

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March 22, 2014

Should you stretch before running? Some runners do – and some don’t. It would seem that stretching would be a way to reduce the risk of injury. After all, running with warm muscles sounds like a good preventative strategy – but is it? ...

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March 25, 2014

Do you avoid running because it’s bad for your knees and joints? Some people believe if they run to stay fit they'll end up with joint problems and osteoarthritis. Is there any truth to this idea? There's very little evidence that ...

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March 29, 2014

If you want to get into running, the only essential piece of equipment you need is a good pair of shoes, right? But what constitutes a good pair of shoes? If you work in a shoe store, you may be familiar with the way that runners seem to cycle ...

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