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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 the Bucks 5K Series Works

Springtime usually means warm weather and long, lazy days, but in Bucks County, Penn., the onset of spring means that it's also running season -- and time for the Bucks 5K Series.


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 »