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Events for this Race:

Special ZoOlympics Run/Walk 5K

Start Time: 8:30am
Price: $30.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee +
Price increases to $35.00 after October 30, 2014 @ 11:59pm ET.
Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
March 22, 2014 @ 1:48pm ET October 30, 2014 @ 11:59pm ET $30.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee What is this?
October 31, 2014 @ 12:00am ET November 21, 2014 @ 11:59am ET $35.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee What is this?

Group Pricing for Special ZoOlympics Run/Walk 5K

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July 22, 2014 @ 12:00am ET - November 20, 2014 @ 11:59pm ET
Family Discount (3 - 10 Registrants): $15.00 Discount
Event Information
The 5k course is still being finalized. It will start at the Main Camp, wind through the Zoo, and finish at the Great Lawn. The entire race will be run inside the Zoo and will be chip timed.

Family Monkey Run (1 Mile)

Start Time: 8:30am
Price: $30.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee +
Price increases to $35.00 after October 30, 2014 @ 11:59pm ET.
Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
March 22, 2014 @ 1:48pm ET October 30, 2014 @ 11:59pm ET $30.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee What is this?
October 31, 2014 @ 12:00am ET November 21, 2014 @ 11:59am ET $35.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee What is this?

Group Pricing for Family Monkey Run (1 Mile)

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July 22, 2014 @ 12:00am ET - November 20, 2014 @ 11:59pm ET
Family Discount (3 - 10 Registrants): $15.00 Discount
Event Information
There will be a companion just for fun 1 mile fun run. This race will start at the same time at the Main Camp and finish on the Great Lawn as well but will not be chip timed.
Place
370 Zoo Parkway
Jacksonville, FL US 32250
Description

Get yourself ready for Thanksgiving Dinner with a run at the Zoo on Saturday, November 22nd.   Proceeds from the race will support Special Olympics Florida – Duval County.   There will be both a 5k Run and a 1 Mile Fun Run through the Zoo so anyone of any ability can join in, from beginners to the most experienced runner.   Walkers and Runners are all welcome.  

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
About The Event

5k Run
The 5k course is still being finalized.  It will start at the Main Camp, wind through the Zoo for three loops, and finish at the Main Camp.   The entire race will be run inside the Zoo and will be chip timed.

1 Mile Run
There will be a companion just for fun 1 mile fun run.  This race will start at the same time at the Main Camp and finish at the Main Camp as well but will not be chip timed.

Runner Goodies
Included in the registration price is your admission to the Zoo for the entire day a $14.95 value (you can stay and enjoy the entire day there after you finish the race), medals for all runners, and a t-shirt.

Post Race Celebration
After the race is over there will be an awards ceremony at the Main Camp.   After the race and awards ceremony are over you can stay and enjoy an entire day in the Zoo.

 

Awards

Awards will be given as follows for the 5k Run:
Top 3 Overall Men
Top 3 Overall Women
Top Masters (Over 40) Man
Top Masters Woman
Top three Men / Women the following age group categories  - 0-9, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 Plus

Event Times

7:00am to 8:00am - Day of Race Registration
7:00am to 8:15am - Day of Race Bib / Chip Pickup
8:30am - Race Starts - Main Camp
9:30am - Awards - The Great Lawn

Chip Timing

The race will be chip timed using an shoe chip system.   Chips will be distributed at the packet pickup.   All runners must cross the mat at the finish line with their chip properly attached to their shoe to score in the race.  Chips must be returned at the conclusion of the race at the finish line.   Runners not returning chips will be charged a fee of $30.  

Special Olympics of Duval County

The proceeds from this race will support the Special Olympics of Duval County.  To learn more about the The Special Olympics please follow this link:  http://www.specialolympicsduval.org/

Packet Pickup

Stay tuned for information regarding packet pickup

Entry Fees

Early Registration is $30.00 through October 30th
Regular Registration is $35.00 October 31st through November 21st
Late Registration is $45 from 7:00am to 8:00 am at the Zoo Main Camp on Race Day
Families of three or more can receive a $15 overall discount when registering online together through November 10th
Sorry, there are no refunds for this race under any circumstances.

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