The Race Against Extinction Earth Day 5K Run/Walk

Event Date

Sat, Apr 19, 2014


Madison, WI

About This Activity

Come celebrate Earth Day by joining us in The Race Against Extinction 5K Race. We are looking for Cheetahs (experienced and first-time runners), Kangaroos (parents with strollers), Tortoises (walkers) and even Sloths (those who cannot attend or will not be running or walking or able moving in general from their couch but still would like to help support and protect their fellow species!)). RACE DAY REGISTRATION IS AVAILBLE USING CHECK OR CASH!

The race begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 19, 2014 in scenic Vilas Park near the reknown Henry Vilas Park Zoo. The Race will be chip timed. The entry fee is $30.00 and proceeds will be donated to the World Wildlife Fund. Race entry includes a membership to WWF and a gift from the WWF. Come join us and make a positive impact for Earth Day this year!

The Race Against Extinction is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to generate greater awareness of the need to protect our planet's endangered plants and animals, raise money for the habitat preservation funds of established international conservation groups, and - perhaps most importantly - have FUN!

We encourage all types of athletes and non-athletes to participate. If you have never run a timed race before, here is your chance. If you think that you are fast you have a great chance at winning one of our coveted lost and found and recycled Hub Cap trophies by placing first in one of our many categories. The Race Against Extinction tries to ensure that it's events are as green as possible including our the fabled lost, found & recycled Hub Cap Trophies.

We look forward to seeing you Saturday, April 19th at Vilas Park!

The Race Against Extinction Team

Event schedule and times

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Race Bib Pickup

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM - Race Day Registration

9:00 AM  - 12:00 PM Environmental Awareness Display Booths Open

10:00 AM 5K Race and Walk Start Time (gun start)

Packets and Bibs can be picked up from 8:00 AM until Race Start Time on April 19th

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