Wild 5K Run/Walk

SKU: Wild5kRunWalk

Saturday, May 11, 2019   |   7 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Get ready to run wild! Come support our animals by being a part of our Wild 5K Run/Walk. Enjoy a great morning run or walk alongside our animals and the beautiful lakefront! 



CHECK-IN: 7AM at Main Zoo Entrance

WARM UP: 7:30AM at Amphitheater Lawn

RUN/WALK BEGINS: 8AM at Augusta Gate

Participants Receive:

  • T-Shirt
  • Swag Bag
  • Competition Medal
  • Race Bib
  • Free post-race refreshments
  • General Zoo Admission (Feel free to explore the Zoo after the event!)



Adult: $30 Member / $40 Non-Member
Child: $20 Member / $30 Non-Member

$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 7:00 a.m. Warm up at 7:30 a.m. and the race starts at 8:00 a.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 7:30 - 8:00 a.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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