Rainbow Run 5K

Join the LGBTQ+ Center for our fifth annual Rainbow Run 5K! Our virtual event will take place October 11th through October 31st.  Walk, run, stroll or roll your way through a 5K course of your choosing. 


Run Information

  • Proceeds from tickets will go directly to the LGBTQ Emergency Fund, which helps LGBTQ+ students in financial crisis.
  • You can complete your 5K at any point from Oct 11 (National Coming Out Day) to Oct 31.
  • Each participant will receive a tshirt
  • Prizes will be awarded for "Best Rainbow Attire" and "Best Rainbow Pet." Participate by posting a picture of yourself (and/or your pet) on social media with #KSURainbowRun

Register or become a sponsor by clicking here!

View photos from the 2019 Rainbow Run!



A huge thank you to our wonderful sponsors! Your generosity and commitment to the LGBTQ+ community is inspiring!

Featured Sponsor

PNC Bank

Akron Children’s Hospital- Center for Gender Affirming Medicine

Business Level

The Eye Opener

Freedom Valley Campground

Summit County Public Health

Skullz Salon

Non-Profit Level

KSU LGBTQ+ Alumni Chapter

Equality Ohio

Jim Masi, Attorney

Lori Boes

Susan M. Kunkle, Ph.D.

Lis Regula




If you have any questions or need additional information please contact the LGBTQ+ Student Center at (330) 672-8580 or via email at LGBTQSC@kent.edu