Register for the Run the World 5K – Kent Campus | Kent State University

Register for the Run the World 5K – Kent Campus

Risman Plaza

Run the World 5K is a race organized by the colleges within Kent State University and the university’s Office of Global Education to raise money for education-abroad student scholarships. Ten $1,000 scholarships were awarded following the 2016 race.
Run the World 5K will take place on Sept. 9 at 8:30 a.m. The start and finish line will be at Risman Plaza (in between the Kent Student Center and University Library) on the Kent Campus.
Registration for the 5K on the Kent Campus is open now at

Kent State students who register for the race are eligible for a chance to win one of multiple $1,000 scholarships toward an education-abroad experience (the education-abroad program must be a Kent State or exchange program).

Over the past two years, the Run the World events have been able to provide $21,000 in scholarships for students to study abroad.

Find out more about the race