Run with Pride 2024: Celebrating Diversity in Puerto Vallarta

On June 29, 2024, Puerto Vallarta will burst with color and energy with the highly anticipated "Run with Pride" race, organized by the Colectivo Diverso UDG in Puerto Vallarta, a branch of the University of Guadalajara. This event, promoting inclusion, respect, and visibility for the LGBTQ+ community, marks the inaugural edition of an initiative that aspires to become a flagship celebration of diversity and pride in the region.

The race will kick off at 8 AM at the iconic Malecón of Puerto Vallarta, winding through some of the city's most picturesque spots. With options of 2.5 km and 5 km, "Run with Pride" is designed for everyone, from seasoned runners to those who simply want to enjoy an active and meaningful morning. 

Moreover, the race includes various categories to accommodate all participants: children's, youth, open, master, and adaptive sports. This ensures that people of all ages and abilities can join in this celebration of diversity and pride.

The Colectivo Diverso UDG has planned a series of complementary activities alongside the race. From live music and artistic performances to an informative fair featuring various support organizations, the event promises to be an inclusive and vibrant celebration.

Participants will also receive a commemorative T-shirt and a medal upon crossing the finish line. The funds raised will go towards projects and campaigns of the Colectivo Diverso UDG, supporting their vital work in Puerto Vallarta and its surroundings.

"Run with Pride" is not just a race; it's an opportunity to unite the community, celebrate diversity, and advocate for a more inclusive and respectful world. Don't miss this chance to be part of an event that promotes love, equality, and pride. Join us for a day of joy, unity, and purpose as we make history together.

In addition to the race and complementary activities, participants and attendees will have the chance to engage with local businesses and sponsors who support the cause. Food and drink stalls will offer a variety of refreshments to keep everyone energized and hydrated throughout the day. Exclusive merchandise will also be available for purchase, allowing supporters to take home a piece of this memorable event.

The "Run with Pride" race is more than an athletic event; it's a movement that aims to foster understanding and acceptance across all communities. Whether you're running, walking, or cheering from the sidelines, your participation contributes to a future where everyone is celebrated for who they are. Let's come together and show that Puerto Vallarta stands proudly for diversity, inclusion, and love.