Run for Rhinos Presented by the Buffalo Zoo

Wed August 12 - Fri October 30, 2020

5K Run

Events: 5K Run with pickup packet 5K Run with packet shipped

5K Walk

Events: 5K Walk with pickup packet 5K Walk with packet shipped

Celebrate the first annual run with the Buffalo Zoo from the comfort of your home or a local outdoor trail. Our Virtual 5K run or walk, Run for Rhinos is a great and a fun way to train for other events or to just get some exercise. So, whether you run on a treadmill, jog around the neighborhood or walk around the block, the Run for Rhinos is an ideal way to get in shape while helping the Buffalo Zoo! Gather your family, friends, colleagues and neighbors to create a team - near and far can participate!

All registrants will receive a Pasteurized Tees t-shirt that can either be picked up or mailed. The first 500 registrants will receive an Oxford Pennant Run for Rhinos Pennant! Custom Run for Rhinos virtual bibs are available in your registration profile after registration is complete!

Share your photos on social media using the hashtag #RunForRhinos and tag the Buffalo Zoo!

This year, proceeds will go to help fund Sumatran Rhino Rescue. Sumatran Rhino Rescue is a groundbreaking approach to conservation that brings together the Government of Indonesia, leading international conservation organizations, local experts and conservation practitioners, and supporters from around the world to save the Sumatran Rhino from extinction.

The Run for Rhinos is brought to you by the Buffalo Zoo and the ProZoo Board of the Buffalo Zoo.

Packet pick up and in-person race sign up will be held as follows
September 18 @ Buffalo Zoo - near Front Entrance in the Parking Lot; 1pm-2:30pm
October 9 @ Buffalo Zoo - near Front Entrance in the Parking Lot; 1pm-2:30pm 
October 30 @  Buffalo Zoo - near Front Entrance in the Parking Lot; 1pm-2pm 
November 6 @ Buffalo Zoo - near Front Entrance in the Parking Lot; Time 1-2pm

PLEASE NOTE: For all Buffalo Zoo Parking Lot pickups, the parking lot can be accessed for free up to 15 minutes for pickup. You do not need to have a reservation to the Zoo to gain entry. Any time above 15 minutes is subject to additional charges. You can register for the event at each location as well. If there is inclement weather, we will cancel packet pickup for the day and reschedule to a new date and time. An email will be provided with the update. 

If you do not want to physically pick up your packet, please select the packet shipping option at check-out to ensure you receive your t-shirt and pennant.

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