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5K races are fairly short and are therefore much easier to organize and establish. Check out this section to learn about the most popular 5K races around the country.

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How Meaghan's 5K Works

Meaghan Latone was 35 when she learned she had lung cancer. Less than two years later, the wife and nonsmoking mother of two was dead, but not before helping create a charity race to help awareness and research funds for the disease that took her life.


How Meaghan's 5K Works

 How Meaghan's 5K Works

Meaghan's 5K is a fantastic running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Meaghan's 5K. See more »

How the Athens Twilight 5K Works

 How the Athens Twilight 5K Works

The Athens Twilight 5K is a fantastic running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Athens Twilight 5K. See more »

How the Bucks 5K Series Works

 How the Bucks 5K Series Works

The Bucks 5K Series is a fantastic running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Bucks 5K Series. See more »

How the Edison Festival of Light 5K Works

 How the Edison Festival of Light 5K Works

The Edison Festival of Light 5K is a fantastic running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Edison Festival of Light 5K. See more »

How the Ipswich 5K Works

How the Ipswich 5K Works

The Ipswich 5K is a fantastic running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Ipswich 5K. See more »

How the Morristown 5K Works

 How the Morristown 5K Works

The Morristown 5K is a fantastic running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Morristown 5K. See more »