Rainbow Run 5K

Join the LGBTQ+ Center for our fourth annual Rainbow Run 5K will take place Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. The final date will be confirmed soon! Walk, run, or roll your way through a 5K course through campus. Along the way, collect glow items to help you finish with some bright color!


Run Information

  • The 2019 Rainbow Run 5K will start promptly at 7 p.m. and will start and end on Risman Plaza located on the Kent campus. Please arrive prior to start.
  • A portion of the proceeds from this event benefit the LGBTQ+ Emergency Fund.

View photos from the 2019 Rainbow Run!


Campus Address, Directions, Map and Parking

Campus Address Directions and Map Parking
Kent State University
1075 Risman Drive
Kent, Ohio 44242
Google Directions to the Kent Student Center Please park in the C lot located at the front of the Memorial Athletic Convocation Center (MACC). Parking is free after 5 p.m.
  Kent Campus Map  

Rainbow Run Sponsors

Featured Sponsor


Rainbow Sponsor

Don Joseph's Toyota

PNC Bank at Kent State University

Business Sponsor

Skullz Salon
University Chiropractic and Wellness
Marathon Petroleum
Jim Masi, Attorney at Law
KSU LGBTQ+ Alumni Chapter
Summit County Public Health
Freedom Valley Camping  
The Eye Opener
Equality Ohio
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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