Run the World 5K

Sat September 12, 2020 Kent, OH 44242 US Directions

Run the World 5K

8:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT
Run the World Cancelled

For 2020, the annual Run the World 5K will be cancelled.  Staff will make determinations for future races at a later date.  

Thank you to all of our previous participants and sponsors for helping students obtain a study abroad experience they would not have had without your help.


Kent State Student Pricing

Student registration fee is $25. The discount will be applied during the registration process.

Additional discount codes may also be applied, further reducing the registration cost.

Run the World is a collaboration between the colleges and regional campuses within Kent State University and the Office of Global Education to raise money for education abroad student scholarships.  The fifth annual Run the World will be held on Kent State’s Kent Campus on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The start and finish line will be at Risman Plaza (in between the Student Center and University Library). 

Packet pick up will begin on at 7:15 AM on Saturday, September 12 in the KIVA. 

Over the past four years the Run the World events have been able to provide over $35,000 in scholarships for students to study abroad.

Kent State Students: Registration for the race will also include you in a chance to win one of multiple $1,000 scholarships toward a study abroad experience. The study abroad program must be a Kent State or exchange program. See the Office of Global Education to determine if your interested program qualifies. Students must register for the race to be qualified.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

850 University Esplanade
Student Center - Risman Plaza
Kent, OH US 44242
Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


This scholarship fundraiser does not offer refunds. 


Race Participant Survey

Please complete the following survey to help us better understand your race experience.

Did you participate in the race?

Would you recommend this race to a friend?

We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy. If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.