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Zoo Run Run at Nashville Zoo

Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee

Sat 17th February 2024

2 races

Organiser's Description

Join a herd of runners and walkers at Zoo Run Run for a winter 5K adventure! Bundle up, hit the trail, and gallop through the Zoo’s property, including areas not normally available to the public. Zoo Run Run is a rain, snow or shine event. 
WHEN: Saturday, February 18  | 2:00 - 5:00 pmWhile the event kicks off at 2:00 pm, the race begins at 3:00 pm (Day-of packet pick-up opens at 1:00 pm)
WHERE: Nashville Zoo (3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211)
WHY: Proceeds from Zoo Run Run help fund the Zoos conservation work.
Friends and families are welcome to join us for a brisk stroll instead of a run. Be aware that some of the course is off-road.Have little ones? Grab your off-road stroller and join the fun!  Please note, pets are not allowed on the route or at the finish line.
Race Details

Registration Options
Choose to run or walk as a timed or untimed participant. Every registrant receives a long-sleeve performance t-shirt, a race bib and post-race refreshments.
Children
Everyone participating in the race over age 5 will need to register as a timed or untimed participant. Young children (ages 2-5) are welcome to ride in a stroller during the race but will need a $10 race observer ticket (see whats included below). Children under age 2 are free and do not need a ticket.
Race Observer / Spectator Tickets
Zoo Run Run has a new layout in 2023 and race observers will now have access to the Festival Field area inside the Zoo to watch the start/finish and enjoy free access to the zip line, carousel and 4D theater throughout the race! Each person (ages 2), including Zoo members, wishing to access the start/finish will need a $10 Race Observer ticket.
Prizes
1st, 2nd, 3rd place will be awarded a medal in each timed finisher category. 1st place will also receive 4 Zoo tickets ($100 value).
Chipped 5K Run/Walk (Timed) Prize Categories:
Overall Male/FemaleMasters (40) Male/FemaleGrandmasters (50) Male/Female10-14 Male/Female9 Under Male/Female
Advance Packet Pick-up
Thursday, February 16th and Friday, February 17th  |  12:00 pm - 7:00 pm  |  Nashville Zoo’s Croft Center
Corral Information 
To reduce congestion at the beginning of the race, the 2023 Zoo Run Run will implement start corrals. The race will start in waves allowing timed runners to begin ahead of untimed runners, followed by those who plan to walk or have strollers.  
 
Costume Contest
Come dressed to impress in animal or Zoo themed costumes for your chance at winning a This is How we Zoo Backstage Pass tour for four! 
 
Support Trees for You Me
Enter our fundraising contest by making a donation or creating a fundraiser to help the Zoo send funds to the tree-planting conservation program, Trees for You Me.
Trees for You and Me was created through a partnership between the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) and Polar Bears International (PBI) to plant trees in areas of the world that have been devastated by deforestation. Planting trees is one of the few tools we have to minimize the impact of CO2 on the environment and reverse climate change. 
Fundraising Contest
Share your registration with your family and friends and encourage them to donate in your name to be eligible to win a great prize as a thank you for going the extra mile!
Prizes:The top fundraiser will win an exclusive animal encounter that is not offered anywhere else. (Minimum of $200 raised is required to be eligible for the prize)
 

Races

  • Chipped 5K RUN/WALK (Timed)

    Sat 17th February 2024

    CLOSED
  • 5K RUN/WALK (Untimed)

    Sat 17th February 2024

    CLOSED

Book

  • Chipped 5K RUN/WALK (Timed)

    Sat 17th February 2024

    CLOSED
  • 5K RUN/WALK (Untimed)

    Sat 17th February 2024

    CLOSED

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