Come run, come all! Fort Worth Zoo Run is wildly fun for all
March 07, 2014
Registration now open for 17th annual event
FORT WORTH, Texas – Run wild through the Fort Worth Zoo on Saturday, March 29, at the 17th annual Zoo Run, presented by Terminix. This family friendly event supports the Zoo’s extensive wildlife conservation and education efforts locally and around the world.
Zoo Run includes a timed 5K and 5K Fun Run as well as a 1K Fun Run. The races will take place on a USA Track and Field-certified course along the Zoo’s main pathway and throughout the beautiful surrounding neighborhoods.
All pre-registered runners receive a 2014 Zoo Run T-shirt, race bag and one admission pass to the Fort Worth Zoo. Runners will enjoy food, drinks and activities after the race, including an awards ceremony and a live animal presentation. Participants may register the morning of the race, but T-shirts, race bags and timing devices (optional; $3) are only guaranteed for pre-registered runners. School groups and teams must register by March 5.
|Entry Fees & Registration
||Early (by March 5) $23; Late (after March 5) $28; Race Day $33
|School groups (K-12)
||$18 per person, 10-person minimum by March 5
||$20 per person, five-person minimum by March 5
|Timing device (optional)
|Zoo members receive a $2 discount
|1K Fun Run
|Timed 5K and 5K Fun Run
PLEASE NOTE: On the day of the event, Colonial Parkway will be closed to all thru traffic. Please enter the Zoo’s main parking lot via Forest Park Boulevard. The Zoo encourages all participants to “go green” and carpool to the Zoo, if possible. Please allow as much as an hour for parking.
The nationally acclaimed Fort Worth Zoo has been ranked the No. 5 zoo in the nation by USA Travel Guide and the No. 1 attraction in the DFW Metroplex by Zagat survey. The Zoo is home to more than 500 animal species and a world-famous reptile collection, housed in the brand new Museum of Living Art (MOLA). The institution’s focus on education and conservation is second to none, enhancing the lives of more than 1 million visitors a year.
For further information, contact:
Alexis Wilson, Communications Director