Run Live Remember

Kent’s Run was established to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and to honor the life of Kent Ribordy, a Boone Grove High School student/athlete who passed away in June 2007 from Leukemia.

In nine years, Kent’s Run has raised over $400,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society! We would like to thank our sponsors, participants and others who have donated both time and money to help make Kent's Run a huge success. Kent’s Run is just another example of the exceptional things that can happen when people rally together!


Race Highlights

  • Themed finisher medal for all partcipants
  • Sleek, short-sleeved tech shirts for all participants
  • Chip timed event
  • USATF certified course
  • Outstanding Age Group Awards for male and female finishers
  • FREE!  Delicious country-style pancake breakfast after the race
  • Beautiful course running through the Porter County countryside
  • Named one of the Calumet Region Striders Gold Cup Series races
  • Over $350,000 raised for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society


9th Annual Kent’s Run 5K Raises $54,000 for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

The 9th annual Kent’s Run 5K, sponsored by Walgreens, was held on May 28, 2016, and raised $54,000 for The Indiana Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  In its nine years, KR5 has contributed over $360,000 to this organization.

This year’s event hosted nearly 1,000 runners at Boone Grove Elementary School.  All participants received a finisher’s medal and were treated to a pancake breakfast after the event. 


Age Groups for 2017

8 and under  9-10  11-12  13-14  15-18

19-24  25-29  30-34  35-39  40-44

45-49  50-54  55-59  60-64  65-69

70-74 75-79  80 and over

2 New Award Catagories for 2016:

Athena (females 170 lbs. +)

Clydesdale (males 210 lbs. +)