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Calendar of 5K Races in North Carolina

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 North Carolina.

Upcoming 5K races in North Carolina

Sat, Oct 20Boos and Brews 5kMarion , NC
Sat, Oct 20Butterfly Run - CharlotteCharlotte, NC
Sat, Oct 2021st Annual Apple Festival 5K and 1 Mile Fun RunTaylorsville, NC
Sat, Oct 20Habitat for Humanity of Macon & Jackson Co. Annual Pumpkin Run/Walk 5KFranklin, NC
Sat, Oct 27Brevard,NC 2018 Flight of the Vampire 1, 5K & 10K RUNBrevard, NC
Sat, Oct 27Sailview 5kDenver, NC
Fri, Nov 2A Shot in the Dark Night Trail Race 5K & 10KCharlotte, NC
Sat, Nov 3South of the Mountain Trail RunBostic, NC
Sat, Nov 3South of the Mountain Trail RunBostic, NC
Sat, Nov 3SOAR Eagle 5kAsheville, NC

Recent 5K races in North Carolina

Sat, Oct 13Duke Dash 5K & HealthfestKannapolis, NC
Sat, Oct 134th Annual No To Domestic Violence 5KChapel Hill, NC
Sat, Oct 135th Annual Dannie Benjamin Memorial Belmont 5K Run/WalkBelmont, NC
Sun, Oct 7Historic Hillsborough Half Marathon and 5KHillsborough, NC
Sat, Oct 6Women's Only 5K Walk & RunGreensboro, NC
Sat, Oct 6Women's Only 5K SponsorshipGreensboro, NC
Sat, Oct 639th Annual Southern Pines Autumnfest 5K Road RaceSouthern Pines, NC
Sat, Oct 62018 Candy Corn 5kConcord, NC
Sat, Oct 6Autumnfest 5kSouthern Pines, NC
Sat, Oct 6Boys & Girls Clubs: Selma Railroad Run/Walk 5KSelma, NC

New/Updated 5K races in North Carolina

Sat, Dec 1Running of the Elves, 5k Night raceStatesville, NC
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