Sat June 5 - Mon June 14

The Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals 5K/10K is hosted by the Cosley Foundation to raise funds for the animals at Cosley Zoo as well as exhibit development projects, public programs and conservation projects.

Date: Saturday, June 5, 2021
Time: 7A - Wave Start
Distance: 5K and 10K
Location: Downtown Wheaton

In-Person Price: $35
Virtual Price: $25

Race Wheaton Price: $75 (includes in-person registration for the Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals, Light the Torch Night Run, and Reindeer Run)

Due to social distancing guidelines related to COVID-19, only 200 in-person race registrations are currently available for the 5K and 10K. Virtual 5K and 10K race options are available.

At this time we are not able to host the Kids' 1/2 Mile Race.

Participants are encouraged to adhere to the Chicago Area Runners Association social distancing running guidelines.

Packet Pick Up

Wednesday, June 2 | 3-7P | Wheaton Park District Community Center
Thursday, June 3 | 8A-1P | Wheaton Park District Community Center
Saturday, June 5 | 6-6:45A | Memorial Park

Corral/wave start assignments will be given at packet pick up.

In-Person Race: Downtown Wheaton | Virtual Race: Choose Your Course
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