Wild 5K Run/Walk for the Animals


Event Date

Sat, Sep 26, 2015


Racine, WI


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Running-5K - Zoo Member

$30 $30 Closed

Running-5K - Non-Zoo Member

$35 $35 Closed

Walking-5K - Non-Zoo Member

$35 $35 Closed

About This Activity

Get ready to run (or walk) wild! Join us at the Racine Zoo for our inagural 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
-Free admission to World Rhino Day celebration from 9AM to 6PM

Now-Sept. 23: $30 (Zoo Members), $35 (Non-Zoo Members)

Event details and schedule


All participants should report to the Zoo's Augusta Street entrance by 6:30 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, rollerskates, 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 7-7:30 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.

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.  One snack and water station will be available along the route.


The race will conclude on the lawn in front of the Kiwanis Memorial Amphitheatre where a post-race celebration will be held with music and refreshments.  Participants are welcome to stay and enjoy World Rhino Day at the Zoo!

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