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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo has been working to protect wildlife around the world for more than two decades. Help us to secure a future for wildlife by running for your selected species in this annual race. You can choose to support Zoo conservation efforts for: Andean Bear, Asian Turtle, Giraffe, Gorilla, Lion or Rhino.
This is the third of four races that make up the Cleveland Metroparks Race Series presented by CrossCountry Mortgage.
Race Day October 8, 2023 Registration/Packet Pick-up - 7:00AM
5k Start Time - 8:30AM
1-mile walk Start Time - 9:00AM
Place - Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Registration Pricing -
March 15th through October 2nd - $30
October 3rd through Race Day - $35
**Race Day Registration is Online Only!**
Spectators wanting to come cheer on runners/walkers will need to purchase tickets to enter the zoo.
Zoo membership does not allow you free entry into the zoo.
Ticket prices are $19/adult (ages 12-61), $17/seniors (62+) and $15/junior (ages 2-11)
Spectators must purchase tickets on-line only at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Website (link below):
Admissions will be there to scan the online ticket once purchased. The box office will not be open.
What You Get -
Custom race t-shirt
Finisher medal for all
Post race refreshments
Admission to the zoo
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
Are you interested in becoming a volunteer for this event? Click the link to sign-up. Thank you for your support!