Beginner Friendly Running Events in Miami, Florida

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JUN30
down2earth Trail Run

Tired of the same old 5k-10k- Run ??? Come out to nature and experience the ultimate rush in TRAIL Running like nothing else !!! This is a great single and double track OFF ROAD running experience. The terrain is made up of a little bit of everything , rolling hills , climbs , roots and gravel. The course is beautiful and offers something for every runner truly wishing to ditch the city.

$30 - $40
down2earth Trail Run
JUN30
5k-10k-TRAIL Run

Tired of the same old 5k-10k- Run? Come out to nature and experience the ultimate rush in TRAIL Running like nothing else! This is a great single and double track OFF ROAD running experience. The terrain is made up of a little bit of everything , rolling hills , climbs , roots and gravel. The course is beautiful and offers something for every runner truly wishing to ditch the city.

$30 - $40
5k-10k-TRAIL Run
JUL28
down2earth Trail Run

Tired of the same old 5k-10k- RUN ??? Come out to nature and experience the ultimate rush in TRAIL Running like nothing else !!! This is a great single and double track OFF ROAD Running Experience. The terrain is made up of a little bit of everything , rolling hills , climbs , roots and gravel. The course is beautiful and offers something for every runner truly wishing to ditch the city .

$30
down2earth Trail Run
SEP7
UPS 5K
Coral Gables, FL, United States

The UPS 5K Benefiting the United Way of Miami-Dade takes participants through the beautiful city of Coral Gables and will run on our new scenic course. The race still starts and ends at the City of Coral Gables Historic City Hall at a festive post-race party at Merrick Park. The park is across the street from City Hall at the intersection of Le Jeune Road and Miracle Mile.

$20
UPS 5K
OCT19
Tutu Trot

The inaugural 5K Tutu Trot will support Expressions Dance Company in its mission of young dancers to provide entertainment and art to the local community. A portion of the proceeds will support Sudden Cardiac Arrest in the Young.

$15 - $25
Tutu Trot
JUL4
Weston July 4th Hometown Celebration Event
Weston, FL, United States

The City of Weston, The YMCA, & WildSide Online partner to bring you the greatest Fourth of July running event in South Florida! Join thousands of runners and families as they take to the streets of Weston to bring you the 26th Annual City of Weston Hometown July 4th 5k Classic.

$30
Weston July 4th Hometown Celebration Event
JUL20
Broward Kettle Krush 5K
Sunrise, FL, United States

The Kettle Krush 5K is a "Christmas in July," family event designed to raise money and awareness to "krush" poverty and homelessness and provide the resources that people need to become self-sufficient and productive members of our community. The race course at Markham Park is sanctioned by the USATF, and the race will be timed by AccuChipUSA, Inc.

$25
Broward Kettle Krush 5K
OCT6
FiredUp 5K10K
North Miami Beach, FL, United States

Welcome to the 4th Annual FiredUp5K10K Race. The 5K & 10K Races will be ran on a Certified Course and this event is one of the TOP and most UNIQUE events in South Florida! Starting and Ending on a beautiful Rubberized Track, this course is perfectly laid out for those seeking to break a Personal Record and all you have to do is show up and Run or Walk your heart out!

$45
FiredUp 5K10K
NOV17
ZENRUN

The Zenrun is a 5K run at the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park in Miami. Participants can run on site, simply following the course signs, which were designed to keep your mind focused on pleasant thoughts. What sets Zenrun apart from other races is the intent. Participants run contemplating joy, because keeping your mind pleasant you are better at everything you choose to be and do.

$25
ZENRUN
SEP22
Running aHEAD of Cancer 5k

The Running aHEAD of Cancer is an annual event, that started in Pennsylvania, hat assists families and funds complimentary nights at Nicks House, a guest family residence, operated by HEADstrong that provides complimentary lodging and support for families displaced to the region in the pursuit of lifesaving cancer treatment.

$25
Running aHEAD of Cancer 5k
NOV28
Turkey Trot 5K/10K

The Baptist Health Turkey Trot Miami presented by Publix offers family fun for all runners, joggers and walkers with a distance for every age and pace. The 5K and 10K will take place in beautiful Tropical Park. The start line, finish line, and turkey day tailgate finish festival are all centrally located within the Tropical Park.

$20 - $35
Turkey Trot 5K/10K
DEC5
Doral Corporate Run

The Doral Corporate Run is a business community wellness event promoting fitness and a healthy lifestyle to the Doral businesses and its valued employees as well as the residential community. The event will include a 5K timed run, and a 5K walk starting and finishing at the Downtown Doral Park across the street from Dorals City Hall. The park will be converted to a full-blown community wellness event including live music, entertainment, a corporate village with company team tents, race sponsors, and partner charities.

$45
Doral Corporate Run
NOV16
Miguel A. Vera Rodriguez Medal of Honor 5K

With over $1 Million Dollars donated since inception, Rodriguez Charities continues to lead the way in community relations. Dedication, teamwork and commitment is the hallmark of the Rodriguez Charity organization. With children development, children healthcare, veteran assistance and community assistance as our focal point, Rodriguez Charities set the pace for others to follow.

$20 - $25
Miguel A. Vera Rodriguez Medal of Honor 5K
FEB8
Registration Perks
Tropical 5K

The Tropical 5K serves as a sneak preview and warm-up for those running the Miami Marathon and Half Marathon. Friends and family not running the marathon or half marathon will also be able to share in the inspiring Miami Marathon weekend experience.

$40 - $55
Tropical 5K
JAN25
Run This Village 5K Doctors Charter School - Miami Shores
Miami Shores, FL, United States

Doctors Charter School of Miami Shores is hosting its second annual community 5K Walk/Run to support the DCS Athletic Department. DCS offers 9 sports in 3 seasons for over 150 high school students. In addition, DCS offers 4 sports in 2 seasons for over 100 middle school students. Fundraising for uniforms, equipment, transportation, and facilities costs is vital for the operation of the program., DCS consistently sends high school athletes beyond district competitions to regionals and states which is a compliment to the dedication of the athletes and their coaches.

$30
Run This Village 5K Doctors Charter School - Miami Shores
MAR1
Registration Perks
305 Half Marathon & 5k
Miami Beach, FL, United States

The new 305 Half Marathon & 5K (March 1, 2020) is all about local vibes, attracting visitors from all over the world and those who are fired up to call Miami their home. Once known as the 13.1 Miami Beach & 5K, this ultimate Miami experience is a cultural gem that will have you running like you live here. Count on a fast and coastal course with a fresh and vibrant Miami soul. Its how we do it in the 305!

$40 - $75
305 Half Marathon & 5k

What you need to know about Beginner Friendly Running Events

Whether you’re completely new to running or just getting back into the swing of things, we’ve got some great race recommendations to get you started. Chosen by our team, these are some of our favourite events for first-timers. 5k races & 10k races are perfect for beginners, they tend to be relatively flat (always check the elevation just in case) and there’ll usually be a great crowd to cheer you on.

Find the right running event for you

To keep motivated try to run with friends and to organise a race a few months away as something to work towards. Running as a sport is very inclusive, people love to chat and give a boost to those around them! Practice makes perfect so with the right training you can achieve anything. Start small and it won’t be long before you’re a total professional tackling the bigger races.

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