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

Recent 5K races in West Virginia

Sat, Mar 25Diabetes and Sucicide Awareness Dash 5KRavenswood WV, WV
Sat, Mar 25Diabetes and Suicide Awareness Dash 5KRavenswood, WV
Sat, Mar 4Veterun 2017 5K & Half MarathonSummit Point, WV

New/Updated 5K races in West Virginia

Sat, Jun 10Derek Hotsinpiller Fallen Stars Memorial 5KBridgeport, WV

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5K races in Bridgeport, WV5K races in Moundsville, 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 ...

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November 3, 2013

Running is one of the best forms of exercise there is. Not only does it burn significant calories, it can be done almost anywhere – in the neighborhood, at a track, at the beach, or anywhere else you choose to vacation. Running is one of the ...

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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? ...

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February 20, 2014

What sets strong, confident runners apart from struggling, injury-prone weekend warriors? Strong, confident runners possess total body strength necessary to stabilize the body while not exerting additional energy. Muscles such as the ...

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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 14, 2014

Running is one of the best exercises around. Not only does it burn significant calories and fat, but it strengthens the cardiovascular system more efficiently than almost any other form of exercise. Many people who run outdoors enjoy the ...

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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 28, 2014

Stress fractures are a common injury among runners, whether they run marathons or run casually to stay fit. Most runners try to prevent stress fractures since they can keep them off the running track for up to three months as the bone heals. ...

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