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Henry Vilas Zoo Run Run

September 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Henry Vilas Zoo
702 S Randall Ave
Madison, WI 53715
Henry Vilas Zoo
(608) 266-4732


People of all ages can participate in the zoo’s annual 5K Run/Walk or 10K Run. Whether you’re dressing up as a zoo animal and entering the costume contest, taking it easy with the 5k walk, or a serious runner wanting to end your great run with a refreshing brew, the Zoo Run run is for you. The 5K and 10K runs will be timed. Kids participating in the Roo Run Run can choose between a quarter mile, half mile, or a full mile run.

This year’s Predator vs. Prey Edition allows each runner to sign up as either a predator (Snow Leopard) or Prey (Red Panda).  The “prey” will start the race one minute before the predators; however, each runner will have a chip to accurately record their results.

All runners will receive a t-shirt, and 5K and 10K finishers will be awarded a zoo-themed finisher’s medal. The 5K and 10K runners will race around the UW Arboretum and finish at the zoo.  Runners over 21 will receive a free beer as well!  There will even be a post-race party full of refreshments, fun and animals.

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. is proud to sponsor this event!