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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

Sun, Sep 241st Annual PAIN2POWER 5kHuntington, WV
Sat, Oct 145th Annual JPBCF Spooktacular 5KMadison, WV
Sat, Oct 14Auggie's 5K Run & WalkWheeling, WV
Sat, Oct 14Babcock Sticks & Stones 15KClifftop, WV
Sat, Dec 2Third Annual Holiday of Lights 5K ChallengeBluefield, WV

Recent 5K races in West Virginia

Sun, Sep 17WVU IM for Global Health 5KMorgantown, WV
Sat, Sep 16Rise N Shine 5k Run/WalkMoundsville, WV
Sat, Sep 9Make Wishes Come True 5K Run/Walk and 100 Yard Kids Wish RunWheeling, WV
Sat, Sep 9Sunset Chase 5K Fun Run 2017Elkins, WV
Fri, Sep 8DOMINION POST 5KICKOFFMorgantown, WV
Sat, Sep 2Namaste 5KMorgantown, WV
Sat, Aug 26SECOND ANNUAL TWO VIRGINIAS 5K CHALLENGEBluefield, WV

New/Updated 5K races in West Virginia

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March 22, 2014

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March 30, 2014

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