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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 Morristown 5K Works

If you're in Morristown, N.J. on St. Patrick's Day, the top of the morning is the best time for a run. Since its inception in 2004, the town's annual 5K race has grown to offer something for almost everyone, including a parade and pub crawl.


How Meaghan's 5K Works

 How Meaghan's 5K Works

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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 »