Best 5Ks in the US

February 23, 2016 Motivation, Running 0 Comments

5K running events have become one of the most popular fitness events in the country, with countless 5K events taking place throughout the year. Whether participants are racing toward the finish line or just participating in a fun run to meet a personal goal, 5K events have something for every level of runner. You can even walk many events! There are also great opportunities to support charity organizations with sponsored events. Want to participate, but not sure where to begin? Lace up your running shoes, because we’ve rounded up 50 (yes, fifty!) of the best 5K events – one for every state in the USA in 2016:

Event City/State
Flat as a Pancake 5K Decatur, AL
Shamrock Shuffle Anchorage, AK
Sprint into Spring 5K Tucson, AZ
Little Rock 5K/10K Little Rock, AR
Santa Barbara Ultimate Wine Run Santa Barbara, CA
Le Cours de l'Amour 5K/10K Denver, CO
DAWS 5K Run Your Tail Off Danbury, CT
Cherry Blossom 5K & Kids Run Wilmington, DE
Tampa Beer Run Tampa, FL
Sweetwater 420 Fest 5K Atlanta, GA
Shoots n' Roots 5K Koloa, HI
"Mountain to Meadow Half-Marathon 10K and 5K" Lolo, ID
Panther Pursuit 5K Crystal Lake, IL
2016 Red Tail Trail Run & Hike Muncie, IN
March Mayhem 5K Road Race Garner, IA
Storybook 5K Shawnee, KS
A Run for the Arts 5K Lexington, KY
Kingston Cub Glow Run 5K Benton, LA
Kerryman 5K Saco, ME
Trojan Trample Worton, MD
Danvers 5K Fun Run Danvers, MA
Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo Royal Oak, MI
Plunge 5K Minneapolis, MN
Manning Fund 5K Richland, MS
Dash 4 Down Syndrome Springfield, MO
Catch Em If You Can 5K Missoula, MT
State Farm Run Lincoln, NE
Turkey Vulture Stretch Ely, NV
Freeze Your Buns 5K Series Nashua, NH
Police Unity Tour Kilt Run Sewell, NJ
Miles for Minds Albuquerque, NM
Heart and Soul Run Buffalo, NY
Run for Youth 5K Davidson, NC
Frozen Feat Grand Forks, ND
Mill Creek 5K Youngstown, OH
Bunny Hop 5K Run Grove, OK
Run of Two Cities Coos Bay, OR
KSM World Water Day 5K Philadephia, PA
BoldrDash Winter Dash Exeter, RI
4th Annual March on Health 5K Run Clinton, SC
Spearfish Canyon Half Marathon and 5K Spearfish, SD
Clarksville Color Vibe 5K Run Clarksville, TN
Fort Worth Zoo Run 5K Fort Worth, TX
Sandy Midnight Moon 5K Sandy, UT
VT Sun Run Salisbury, VT
Moonlight Bootlegger 5K Roanoke, VA
Soaring Eagle Trail Runs Sammamich, WA
2016 CASASuperhero 5K Bridgeport, WV
Green Bay Triathlon and 5K Green Bay, WI
2nd Annual Disco Dash Mills, WY

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