The 5K takes place over the distance of 5 kilometres (or 3.1 miles). This type of race is the ideal introduction to the sport of distance running. Though these races are rarely standalone events, if they are they are often used as fund raising events.
The events shown below all have a standard road 5km distance event. The 5K races are typically billed as “fun runs” though it can be serious for some, expecially junior runners.