Glow 5K Run/Walk

SKU: Wild 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, October 13, 2018   |   5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Get ready for a night to run wild! We are pairing up with the American Cancer Society to host a Glow 5K Run/Walk. Come join us to support the American Cancer Society and the Racine Zoo animals at our beautiful lakefront location in Downtown Racine.

Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Racine and the Racine Zoo! For the Zoo, it will benefit the health and well-being of our wonderful animals, education programs, conservation efforts, grounds maintenance and so much more. Because of you, there is a zoo!



CHECK-IN: 5PM at Main Zoo Entrance

WARM UP: 5:30PM at the Amphitheater Lawn

RUN/WALK BEGINS: 6PM at Augusta Gate

Participants Receive:

  • T-Shirt
  • Swag Bag
  • Competition Medal
  • Zoo Penny (tag with runner's number)
  • Free post-race refreshments
  • 1 Zoo General Admission Ticket (can be used any day after event)



  • $30 - Adult Zoo Members
  • $40 - Adult Non-Zoo Members
  • $20 - Child Zoo Members
  • $30 - Child Non-Zoo Members
  • $40 - at the door for everyone

Spectators - Regular Zoo Admission
2 Years & Younger - FREE (strollers welcome)



All participants should enter at the main gate starting at 5:00 p.m. Warm up at 5:30 p.m. and the race starts at 6:00 p.m. Please be sure to have a photo ID to pick up your registration packet. No pets are allowed on Zoo campus unless it is a certified service dog. Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome but please, no skateboards, roller skates, or bicycles. Free parking is available on the corner of Walton and North Wisconsin plus a small lot adjacent to the Zoo as well as street parking. 

Pre-Run/Walk Warm Up:
A half-hour warm-up period is scheduled from 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Participants should check-in prior to warm up.

Course Information:
The first 4.4 km will be run/walked on the path along Lake Michigan that runs adjacent to the Zoo. The last 0.6 km will run/walked inside the Zoo.

The race will conclude on the lawn in front of the Kiwanis Memorial Amphitheater where a post-race celebration will be held with music and refreshments.  


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