Area 5Ks To Run Or Walk In 2022

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A 3-mile (5K) run or walk is a great way to work out, socialize and raise money for a cause.

Most people will take at least 30 minutes to run a 5K and will complete the course within an hour.

You arrive at the race, warm up for 10 to 20 minutes, race for 40 minutes maximum, cool down, replenish with food and drink, and head home in your new race T-shirt

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Let’s look at 5Ks scheduled to be run or walked in Washington County in 2022.

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Hit The Trail Community 5K

Date: Saturday, June 18
Where: Venetia, Peters Township – Peters Township Community Center
When: 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM
More: Sponsored by the PTXC Boosters, which supports the Peters Township High School Cross Country Team.

Kyle's Klassic 5K Walk & Run

Date: Saturday, June 25
Where: Hendersonville, Cecil Township – Tandem Connection. Race is on the Montour Trail.
When: 8:00 AM until 12:30 PM
More: Kyle's Klassic is a memorial event that honors Kyle Cratty. Proceeds will be donated to the Washington and Greene County Special Olympics.

Whiskey Rebellion 5K

Date: Monday, July 4
Where: Canonsburg – Canon-McMillan Stadium
When: 7:30 AM until 9:30 AM
More: The 38th Annual Whiskey Rebellion 5K Run, 5K Walk benefits the Canon-McMillan cross country team.

Mission Possible VII

Date: Saturday, August 6
Where: Venetia, Peters Township – Peterswood Park
When: 7:00 AM until 11:00 AM
More: This is a 5k race and 1 mile fun walk.

Labor Day 5K Classic

Date: Monday, September 5
Where: Washington – Alpine Lanes
When: 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM
More: The Classic is the fastest 5k race in Western Pennsylvania. Runners set personal records on the course. It is also for walkers.

Charleroi Little Great Race

Date: Saturday, September 10
Where: Charleroi – 1 Chamber Plaza
When: 8:15 AM until noon
More: This is a 5K run and a 5K walk.

Tunnel To Towers 5K

Date: Saturday, September 17
Where: Canonsburg – Canon McMillan Stadium
When: 8:00 AM until 11:30 AM
More: The Tunnel to Towers Foundation supports our nation’s fallen and catastrophically injured first responders, military heroes, and their families.

Cecil Township Volunteer Fire Department 5K

Date: Saturday, October 15
Where: Cecil Township – Cecil Park Miner's Pavilion No. 4. Race is on the Montour Trail.
When: 9:30 AM until noon
More: This year’s theme is Halloween. Feel free to wear a costume. Limited refreshments and food will be provided. Supports the Cecil Township VFD.

Jack-O-Lantern Jog

Date: Saturday, October 29
Where: Canonsburg – Canon-McMillan High School
When: 9:00 AM
More: This race is a fundraiser to benefit the Community Scholarship Foundation of Canon McMillan.

Fees apply to most of these 5Ks as part of the fundraisers, and aren’t usually refundable.

Taking breaks during a 5K makes it possible for a wide variety of people to enjoy and complete a 5K. Breaks hurt individual race times.

There’s at least one race on this list every month through October. Frequent walking coupled with regular participation in 5Ks can reduce the number of breaks and improve individual race times.

Area 5ks in 2022