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Safari 5K + Frog Jog

Sat May 18, 2024 Powell, OH 43065 US Directions


Safari 5K

$50 8:00AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT Registration ends May 17, 2024 at 5:00pm EDT

Frog Jog

$25 7:30AM EDT - 7:45AM EDT Registration ends May 17, 2024 at 5:00pm EDT


4850 W Powell Rd
Powell, OH US 43065


Looking for a little exercise and LOTS of fun? The Safari 5K offers an all-day experience that is designed for the entire family. Hosted by UltraFit/USA, your morning begins with a kids 1/3 mile Frog Jog around Conservation Lake followed by the Safari 5K.

When: Saturday, May 18th, 8:00am (Safari 5K) + 7:30am (Frog Jog)

Where: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Packet Pick-Up:  Packet pick-up will be on RACE DAY only, starting at 6:30am right in front of the Zoo entrance.

Attention family and friends. Additional zoo tickets can be purchased on-line. Tickets must be purchased to enter the zoo grounds. Zoo members must show proof of membership.

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All About the Race!

PACKET PICK-UP:  Packet pick-up on race morning only starting at 6:30am just in front of the main entrance to the ZOO!


RACE START TIMES: Kids Frog Jog 7:30am  ----- Safari 5K:  8:00am

RACE DAY LOGISTICS: All participants will be issued a ticket and wrist band to the zoo. Please take your ticket to the main entrance and go immediately through the gate. Current zoo members should show their membership cards.

** Those who have kids in the Frog Jog should go immediately to the Tiger Shelter (follow the signs) for the 7:30am start. Following the kids run the 5K will start (also at the Tiger Shelter) at 8:00am.  If you are not a participant in either event feel free to roam the zoo following the 5K run. NOTE: Everyone entering the zoo is required to have a ticket including all non-participants. Discounted tickets can be purchased on-line when you register. Zoo members only need to show their credentials at the gate.

RACE ADDRESS:  For your GPS, the address of the Zoo is 4850 W Powell Rd, Powell Ohio.

PARKING:  FREE parking is available at the Zoo on race morning.

AWARDS:  All finishers will receive a custom finisher medal.  Custom plaques will be available to the top 3 winners.

STROLLERS:  Strollers are welcome in the events. We just ask that you line up in the back of the racers for your safety and for the safety of those around you.                 

WATER STATIONS:  There will be 1 water station on the 5K course.. 

RACE TIME LIMIT:  The Zoo has strict guidelines that the race must be finished by 9am. 

POST RACE FOOD/DRINK:  Upon your finish, please enjoy post-race snacks and drinks provided by Ultrafit-USA at the Tiger Shelter which is located right beside the finish line!

SPECIAL FOR FRIENDS/FAMILY:  For your friends and family that are cheering you on Ultrafit will offer discounted tickets for their entry to the Zoo.  You may purchase these tickets on-line for $12.00. 



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