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The Zoo 'Run Run' 5K & Kids 'Ele-FUN-Run'

Sat October 26, 2024 Powell, OH 43065 US Directions


Zoo Run 5K

$50 9:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Registration ends October 25, 2024 at 6:00pm EDT

Kids Ele-Fun-Run

$30 8:30AM EDT - 8:45AM EDT Registration ends October 25, 2024 at 6:00pm EDT
Open to ages 9 and under.


4850 Powell Rd
Powell, OH US 43065


The 2024 ZOO RUN 5K and Ele-FUN-Run is waiting for YOU!

Save the date of Saturday, October 26th on your calendar for a little exercise and lots of FUN! Staged at the world's greatest animal park, The Columbus Zoo, this is the ideal setting for a family friendly event. Your morning will consist of a 3.1 mile run or walk, and for the kids a 1/4 mile "Ele-FUN-Run". Finish inside the park and enjoy the rest of the day at the Columbus Zoo. Did we mention a FREE pass to the zoo and FREE parking?!

WHEN:  Saturday, October 26th 2024

TIME:  8:30am-Kids 1/3 mile "Ele-FUN-Run" (Ages 9-Under)  9:00am - 5K  

WHERE:  The Columbus Zoo (4850 Powell Rd, Powell, Ohio)

ALL ABOUT IT:  Each participant will receive a colorful tee-shirt, race number, finisher medal, post-race refreshments, free parking and most importantly a TICKET TO THE ZOO!!!  If you are a ZOO MEMBER, at the end of registration you will see a question that will take $10 off your entry.   

RATES: 5K: $50       $40 (current zoo member)           Kids Run- $30 (non-zoo member) $25 (current zoo member)


RACE DAY PACKET PICK-UP:  Beginning at 7:30 in front of the zoo's main entry.  Participants who registered as current zoo members will be asked to show proof of membership at the entry gate. Non-members will be issued a ticket in their goody bag.  Note: Family and friends are required to show proof of membership to enter the zoo. Non members can purchase discounted tickets ($12) at registration. 

EleFunRun begins at 8:30am so we highly suggest that you arrive early to get race packets and not get stuck in line. Zoo members should bring their membership cards.

NON-RACER ENTRY DISCOUNT:  If you bring friends and family that are not running or walking in the race, they can purchase discount tickets on race day for just $12.  

PARKING:  Parking for racers will be FREE.  

WATER STATION:  There will be one water station on the course.  

STROLLERS:  Strollers are allowed on the race course, we just ask that you line up near the end for your safety and the safety of other participants.

POST RACE FOOD/DRINK:  After you cross the finish line, ULTRAFIT you provide free water and packaged post-race snacks so you may replenish and refresh before spending a great day at the Zoo! 



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