Zoo Run/Walk - 4th Annual - Saturday, October 31st

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Oct 31, 2015


Jackson, MS


Activity Today Later

Walking-5K - Individual Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

Kids Fun Walk - 1 Mile - Kids group/Under age 12

$5 $5 Closed

About This Activity

This Halloween, join the safari!  Jackson Youth for Christ and the Jackson Zoo is hosting On the Road to Health’s fourth annual Zoo Run on October 31st, 2015. This fast course is the metro area’s ONLY point-to-point 5k. We begin at New Horizon Church and end at the Jackson Zoo. The run/walk will begin at 8am and the Kids run at 8:45am. Shuttles will be available for a ride back to the starting point. 

The Purpose of the Zoo Run & On the Road to Health

To create exciting events that encourage non-athletic people to participate in healthy activities.

Event details and schedule

2015 - Zoo Walk/Run - October 31st, 8am

EARLY REGISTRATION: Registration packets will be available for pickup Friday, October 30th from 2pm - 6pm, at New Horizon Church (see address above).  First 100 registrants will receive the ZOO Walk/Run Tech Shirt, all others will receive the Zoo Walk/Run Fandana. Registration fee is $25, and must be paid before the run.

EVENT will be starting at New Horizon Church: 1770 Ellis Avenue, Jackson MS 39204 at 8am

PARKING is available at the church.

ROUTE: from New Horizon Church runners will go north on Ellis Avenue to the Livingston gate enterance (rear gate) just before Woodrow Wilson Avenue. Follow the cones on the right side of Ellis Avenue.

KIDS Fun Run - starts at 8:45am

AWARDS CEREMONY will take place at 9:15am at the Zoo Community Room.

SUTTLES will be available from 9am to 10am to return to the New Horizon Church parking lot.

CASH COSTUME prizes for the walk/runners with the best Halloween costumes.

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