12th Annual Zoo Run Benefitting the Marine Mammal Center. All proceeds go to the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, CA. This great facility rescued the Zoo's 2 California Sea Lions Giovanni and Farley! 5k race starts at 7:30am in the parking lot of the Birmingham Zoo, and kids races begin at 8:00am in the Children Zoo area. All runners get in with their bibs. Guests of runners can purchase wristbands through the store option, or they can be added on during registration.