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Jungle Jog 5k Run and Walk

July 21, 2024 Rochester, NY 14621 US Directions


Join us for the 35th Jungle Jog 5k run and walk! 

Sunday, July 21, 2024, Seneca Park, 2222 St. Paul Street Rochester NY
Start Time: 8 a.m.
End Time: Around 11 a.m.
**Please note: Entrance to Seneca Park will close at 7:30pm and open again after the race ends. 

Join us for our 35th annual Jungle Jog 5k run and walk, and the 3rd year of our three-race series celebrating the transformation of the Seneca Park Zoo. This year’s medal will interlock with 2022 and 2023, bringing together the last piece of the puzzle as we move another step closer to new experiences coming to the Zoo. Don’t miss the chance to complete your collection! 

UPDATE! We are currently sold out of medals and placing a second order to be shipped to those who have registered to include a medal starting on 7/17. Thank you for your patience and support of Seneca Park Zoo!

Jungle Jog 5k Run and Walk: $45 - Receive the official race shirt, medal and bib
Jungle Jog 5k Run and Walk: $35 - Receive the official race shirt and bib
Jungle Jog VIRTUAL 5k Run and Walk: $45 - Receive the official race shirt, medal and bib **to be mailed 

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Thank you to our supporting sponsors...





Packet Pick-Up

Remember to pick up your packet before the race!

  • Thursday, July 18, from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the Seneca Park Zoo parking lot, 2222 St. Paul Street, Rochester NY 14621

  • Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Medved Running and Walking, 3400 Monroe Avenue, Rochester NY 14618

The race-day packet includes your bib number and any giveaways (t-shirt, medal) that were included with your registration. If you are unable to pick up your packet before the race-day, please contact us directly at

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Do More Together!

Create a WILD Fundraising Team

Recruit your friends, family, and colleagues to race with you and raise additional donations as a group to do more to support Seneca Park Zoo Society's many education and conservation programs here at the Zoo, in our community and around the world!

Raise to Win!

Fundraising teams who raise over $100 in donations will be automatically entered in our drawings to win unique prizes!

  • $100 or more: Three winners will receive a 3-month family membership to the Seneca Park Zoo and Seneca Park Zoo Society fanny pack to keep all your adventure supplies.
  • $250 or more: One winner will receive an up-close experience with our River Otter for up to 6 guests (ages 3+). 

All winner(s) will be chosen on July 23, 2024. Date and time of meet and greet to be based on mutual availability of winner(s) and Seneca Park Zoo staff. You can become a fundraiser when you register or join a team by going to our "Donate" page and selecting "Become a Fundraiser"


Get the Gear

Jump into 2024 with this year's Jungle Jog animal - the lemur! 

Bring a Water Bottle

We continue the commitment to our mission of conserving wildlife and wild places by keeping this a ‘cupless’ race. We are encouraging all participants to bring a full bottle of water with them to use during the race. We will provide one refill station along the 3-mile route and at the finish line. Participants will enjoy refreshments in the Wegmans Lodge post-race. To learn more about our conservation efforts, click here.

Water stations available for bottle or cup fill-up at the Starting Line, and mid-way through the race. 

Exclusive Jungle Jog water bottle sticker available for purchase that ties together all three animals! Donations of $3 for one or $5 for two. All funds raised go back to our education and conservation programs!

Kids Fun-Run!

The Kids Fun-Run is welcome to all kids 10 and under! No cost to participate, and each runner will receive a Fun-Run medal. 

The Fun-Run will take place after the 5k at 9:45 or after the last runner/walker completes the race. Please note: the road will close at 7:30am, any Fun-Run participants need to be in the park by that time, we do not allow late entry. 

Connect, Care, Conserve

Learn more about the Seneca Park Zoo Society's commitment to connect with, care for, and conserve wildlife and wild places.

2024 Rochester Runner of the Year Series

Jungle Jog is once again in the Rochester Runner of the Year Series for 2024! Rochester Runner of the Year Series is presented through the Greater Rochester Track Club and is a set of select races, usually twelve, that occur between March and November. 


Seneca Park
2222 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY US 14621

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