Get ready to run (or walk) wild! Join us at the Racine Zoo for our Wild 5K Run/Walk for the Animals at our beautiful lakefront location in Downtown Racine.
All proceeds from the event benefit the animals of the Racine Zoo.
Each registration includes:
- Event t-shirt
- Free post-race refreshments
- Completion Medal
- Zoo Penny (tag with runners number)
- Admission to Zoo for that day!
- $30 - Zoo Members)
- $40 - Non-Zoo Members
- $20 - Child member
- $30 - Child non-member
DAY OF - $40 At door for everyone - No Exceptions (*Limited supplies available)
2 years and younger: FREE! - *Strollers are welcome
Event details and schedule:
All participants should enter at the main gate starting at 7:00 am. Warm up at 7:30 am and the race starts at 8:00 am. 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 7:30 - 8:00 AM. Participants should check-in prior to warm up.
Ready to Run/Walk:
Runners and walkers will begin at 8 AM at the conclusion of a brief opening ceremony.
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.