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United States 5k Running Events
31st Annual Noojin & White Race to the Courthouse 5K is going to take place on Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 9:00 am at Railroad Park, Birmingham, Alabama
One of Colorados favourite trails meets one of its most glorious parks at our 5th annual Fallfest 1M, 5K, 10K, Half & Full Marathon! As courses wind southwest along Big Dry Creek Trail, the remarkable sight of Standley Lake with the Flatirons on the horizon will come into view, then the rustic nature to the northeast will be waiting to greet our marathon athletes. A course thats not too hilly & not too flat makes this the perfect choice for all abilities & preferences, plus along with its Endless Series sidekick in April Beat the Heat, All-Out Multicourse is proud to bring you the one and only groomed trail marathon course in the Denver Metro Area!
18th Annual Sun Capital Half Marathon & Five Guys 5K Run/walk. Boca Raton's largest Half Marathon. Course runs over A1A Bridge to Deerfield Beach! Awards to top 3 overall, top masters and 3 deep awards in 5 year age groups 14 & under to 70+ in half marathon/5K. $5 Five Guys gift card to every award winner in both races!! Award top law enforcement M/F in both races. Free half dozen donuts to all finishers (5K & Half)!! Over $1,000 in Raffle prizes. Long sleeve t-shirts Half marathon and custom finisher medals Free Fit Foodz Cafe healthy breakfast to all participants. Proceeds to benefit Boca Raton Police Athletic League. Spanish River Park, Boca Raton.5K - short sleeve tee. 3 hour time limit (13:30 pace). Must run 13:00 pace first 7 miles for guaranteed bridge closure.
What you need to know about 5k running
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.