5k Runs in Houston, Texas

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AUG24
Houston Young Lawyers Foundation 5K

Come out and participate in the Houston Young Lawyers Foundation 5K Run/Walk! This end of the summer race to beat the heat will start in downtown Houston. Participants will go out and back along Allen Parkway. Following the event, a great post race party is planned at Sam Houston Park where there will be music, food, drinks, and fun for the whole family!

$28
Houston Young Lawyers Foundation 5K
SEP7
Second Chance Run - Houston

Every day across the country, lives are saved and families are restored through the miracle of donation and transplantation. Even so, more than 10,000 Texan men, women and children wait for their second chance at life.

Who Will You Run For?

Donate Life Texas and LifeGift invites you to spend a morning with our loving and supportive community, whether you walk, run, volunteer or simply cheer on the crowd.

The Donate Life Texas 2nd Chance Run hosted by LifeGift honors organ, eye and tissue donors in 109 Texas counties in North, Southeast and West Texas. While celebrating the lives saved and offering hope to those still waiting, the event raises awareness of the need for organ, eye and tissue donation across the state.

$28
Second Chance Run - Houston
SEP8
Bayou Bucket 5K

Who will win the Bayou Bucket? Students, Alumni and all other fans are invited to participate and contend for the Bayou Bucket! When you register for the race - choose your side! Rice University fans will receive a NAVY race shirt and University of Houston fans will receive a RED race shirt! Each registration also includes a ticket to the Rice vs Louisiana Tech game!

$15 - $45
Bayou Bucket 5K
SEP14
Afro Chicks Run

In Celebration World Afro Day in Houston, IAmQueen and MAD Movement created the Afro Chick Run/Walk 5K. We are bringing some real Afro Curly girl magic and everyone is welcomed! Join us in celebrating the Annual World Afro Day Houston.

$35
Afro Chicks Run
SEP7
Chance for Hope Going Gold Fun Run
Pearland, TX, United States

Help us kick off National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month by joining us for the Chance for Hope Going Gold Fun Run, an officially-timed 5K and 10K race open to participants of all ages! From competitive runners to leisurely walkers, the Fun Run offers something for everyone. In addition to the race itself, an event village features music, raffle prizes and fun activities for the kids.

$25
Chance for Hope Going Gold Fun Run
NOV10
Walk By Faith 5K/Kids Fun Run

Welcome to the Annual Walk By Faith 5k/1k Kids Fun Run...a great race for an even greater cause! Come join us at The University of Houston as we band together in the fight against childhood cancer. All levels and all ages are welcome. Be sure to stick around for the post-race celebration complete with yummy food, festive music, awesome kid's zone, awards, raffle and more.

$10 - $20
Walk By Faith 5K/Kids Fun Run
DEC7
Trafigura Run for the House

USATF-certified 10K and 5K run/walk/roll.

Competitive runners, families, and dogs are all welcome.

Family-friendly after party with games, free food trucks, and more.

100% of proceeds benefit the children and families of RMH Houstonand up to $300,000 will be generously matched by the Trafigura Foundation!

$35
Trafigura Run for the House
OCT5
Foam Glow – Houston

Foam Glow 5K is a up to 5K run experience exposing runners to Glowing Foam and a ton of Blacklights all over the course. Glowing runners come from all different ages, shapes, sizes, and speeds. Whether you are a long term runner or a walk around the park stroller, the up to 5k Foam Glow 5K course will have you shining bright and waiting for the next run.

$20
Foam Glow – Houston
SEP7
Togetherness Trot – Because No One Fights Alone
SIENNA PLANT, TX, United States

It's almost unheard of, a 9-year-old battling ovarian cancer, but a Houston area third grader is doing just that.

According to the CDC, 90 percent of women who get ovarian cancer are over 40, but the majority of ovarian cancers occur in women 60 or older. So, 9-year-old Kaylee Tolleson's ovarian cancer is rare indeed.

Lets come together to celebrate the journey that Kaylee and her family have been on and all children and families who are affected by Cancer.

Free
Togetherness Trot – Because No One Fights Alone
SEP2
Katy Back to School 5K

The Katy Back to School 5k is a chip-timed race along a certified course hosted by the Katy Area Running Club (KARC). Runners will stage in The Villagio Town Center before toeing the line on Peek Rd. The out-and-back course is along a beautiful, tree-lined boulevard. After the race participants and spectators will enjoy a fun filled after-party in The Villagio courtyard where sponsors will offer info and wares and race awards will be presented.

$30
Katy Back to School 5K
AUG31
Beneezy Purple Monkey Fun Run

The Beneeezy is an event by the community for the community.

The run is powered by the awesome volunteers from various local organizations, Alvin High School students, local businesses, friends and family of Ben. All the proceeds go to the Benjamin James Garcia Memorial Fund to sponsor college scholarships for graduating high school students. Stay up to date over on our Facebook page.

$15 - $30
Beneezy Purple Monkey Fun Run
SEP8
BIG LITTLE JC THE K's

Big Little JC Association is a Non-Profit Organization that supports families Children with Severe Disabilities to fulfill their everyday needs and find the best care for them. In order to achieve our mission we are having our ANNUAL 10 K, 5K, KIDS 1K, KIDS DUATHLON and WHEEL CHAIR WALK which will allow the whole family to participate and get involved.

Free - $30
BIG LITTLE JC THE K's
SEP29
Sienna 10 Miler
Missouri City, TX, United States

The Sienna 10 is the third race of the Texas 10 Series Race To The Armadillo Cup. Hosted in the beautiful community of Sienna Plantation, which is located in Missouri City (SW Houston), gives runners the option to select from 10 Miles, 5 Miles, 5 Kilometers or the Kids 1 Mile.

$20
Sienna 10 Miler
JAN19
Chevron Houston Marathon

A fine course through the south-east of Texas, this is the cities biggest sporting event year on year. Boasting a half marathon and 5k on top, there's something on offer for amateurs right through to seasoned long distance runners. This is often popular with athletes looking for a Boston qualifying time, and is renowned for its fantastic atmosphere, with thousands of spectators lining the course year on year.

$35 - $150
Chevron Houston Marathon
FEB1
Hot Chocolate 15k/5k Houston

Join the Movement That's Taking Over the Racing World.

Join the movement that's taken over the racing world. The Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k is coming to Houston! Run and party with the biggest chocolate aficionados in Houston. Train, race, and celebrate with us all the way to the finish line. We're with you through the season.

$42
Hot Chocolate 15k/5k Houston
NOV2
Run for Health 5K

The race course is USATF certified. There is a $300 cash prize for the overall male/female winner, medals to all finishers, trophies to top three in 9 age divisions, and 21 vendors with lots of giveaways. All proceeds of this event will go to Anchor Point, which is a key community resource that delivers hope to families including pregnant teens and women, babies on the way, troubled youth and their families, foster and adopted children, and families considering adoption.

$25
Run for Health 5K
NOV3
Katy 10 Miler

Texas10 Katy has one of the fastest, flatest courses in the south. The City of Katy is surrounded by the major metropolitan of Houston and is along the energy corridor. As the next to the last stop on the Texas 10 Series Race To The Armadillo Cup, runners are sure to score some crucial points in their quest for the ARMADILLO CUP, on the streets of Katy. As a 12-point race, we are sure to see a full field at Texas10 Katy with the always popular post race CRAZY CASH GIVE AWAYand clubs vying for valuable points in their quest to be crowned TEN GALLON CUP champions.

$15 - $45
Katy 10 Miler
OCT12
Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas
The Woodlands, TX, United States

The Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas 10-mile race, 3.1 Armadillo Run 5K and One 4 Texas Kids' Fun Run through The Woodlands will be held Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 7 to 11:30 a.m. at Northshore Park. These races are produced by The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department. The Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas race is a USA Track and Field (USATF) sanctioned event.

$35 - $70
Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas
DEC7
JINGLE ALL THE 5K, 10K, 1K

Join us for the annual JINGLE ALL THE 5K, 10K, 1K!!! Kick-start your holiday festivities and outpace that mischievous abominable snowmonster with the whole family and join us for the in the 3rd Annual Jingle All The 5K, 10K, 1K', benefiting Memorial Assistance Ministries.

$19.75 - $39.75
JINGLE ALL THE 5K, 10K, 1K
NOV9
Explore the Falls Race
Spring, TX, United States

The Falls Race is a family-fun event centered in the heart of autumn! You will not be disappointed running the 10k where we will start and finish on a paved road but the 4 miles in between are located on a pristine tree covered trails circling the newly developed Lake Holcomb. Our 5k is fast on paved road for the majority but will give you a peak of the Lake Holcomb trails. Our Kids 1k is an out and back fun-run that is spectator friendly and so fun for the kids to get a taste of a true timed race where they will recieve a medal and t-shirt for participating. Come enjoy our post race expo, live bands, and much more at our Veterans event. Come help support our Veterans as we will proudly be benefiting Operation Homefront!

$15 - $40
Explore the Falls Race
APR5
Art Car IPA 5K

Join us at Texas' oldest craft brewery Saint Arnold Brewing Company and celebrate the launch of The Art Car IPA 5k! We will miss you Santo, but dont worry we will keep your wheels turning, so get funky, get creative and show us your artistic talent as we party and revel in the art of running and drinking beer!

$50
Art Car IPA 5K
JAN5
Bridgeland 10 Miler
Cypress, TX, United States

The 2nd Annual Bridgeland 10 Miler presented by Houston Methodist will rival Katy and Cypress as the fastest 10 mile course in Texas and one of the fastest in the south. Runners will experience an event that offers runners a flat and fast two loop 5 mile course around the community of Bridgeland. Two weeks prior to the Houston Marathon and Half Marathon, this race sets up nicely for a good training run and allows runners to prepare with an event prior to their big event. The 10 Mile race will kick off the New Year and is the 5th Race To The ARMADILLO CUP and clubs will have a chance to get a jump on points in the TEN GALLON CUP club competition for cash prizes.

$20 - $30
Bridgeland 10 Miler
SEP7
9/11 Heroes Run - Houston

The 9/11 Heroes Run/Walk/Ruck activates and unites communities to honor the sacrifices of those heroes from September 11th and the wars since, to include veterans, active duty, first responder, and families of the fallen. The 9/11 Heroes Run 5K fun run/walk welcomes runners, ruckers and walkers of all levels and of all ages, volunteers, friends, and family. It is not about fitness level or experience but about activating, uniting, and honoring our heroes.

9/11 Heroes Run - Houston
MAR7
The Woodlands Marathon
The Woodlands, TX, United States

The Woodlands Marathon is a BOSTON QUALIFIER, the FASTEST course in Texas on average and one the top 25th fastest courses in the country. It qualifies close to 10% of its registered runners in the marathon for the Boston Marathon. The half marathon course is home to the Canadian Women's Half Marathon Record. The marathon, half marathon, 5k, relay, and 2k Fun Run traverse the streets of Town Center and the community on a pretty flat course, finishing on the scenic Waterway.

$15 - $75
The Woodlands Marathon
MAY9
Crawin’ for the Cure 5K and Kids K

Welcome to the annual Crawin' for the Cure 5k Run/Walk and Kids K! The 5k and Kids K is held in conjunction with the annual Crawin' for the Cure crawfish boil and gumbo cook-off benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. We thank everyone involved and hope you and your friends will join us for this years Crawin' for the Cure 5k Run/Walk and Kids K to help raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

$10 - $25
Crawin’ for the Cure 5K and Kids K
MAY2
KLEIN ISD Education Foundation 5K & 1K Fun Run
Spring, TX, United States

Grab your sneakers and join us for the KLEIN ISD Education Foundation Fun Run, benefiting the Klein Education Foundation! Underwritten by Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, this community event will feature a 5K race, food trucks, music, entertainment, vendor booths and kid festivities the whole family will enjoy. Proceeds from the Fun Run benefit the Klein Education Foundation, which awards teacher classroom grants for innovative academic and enrichment projects of the Klein Independent School District.

$15
KLEIN ISD Education Foundation 5K & 1K Fun Run

What you need to know about 5k Runs

A 5k run is the perfect distance for a beginner, it’s 3.1 miles and is the shortest and most popular road running distance. It’s a great goal to include in your fitness regime because there’s no pressure, people walk, jog or sprint so it’s totally up to you.

Find local 5k running races

There are loads of great 5k events, they tend to attract a great crowd and are very family orientated. From runs around the London Parks, to night runs and family events, you won’t be short of 5ks to choose from. Most marathon events such as London or Berlin have a 10k and a 5k race as well so it’s worth checking the larger events.

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