Sat June 29, 2024 Cleveland, OH 44109 US Directions

Events

5k Run/Walk

$35 8:30AM EDT Registration closes on May 31, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT and re-opens on June 1, 2024 at 12:00am EDT

1 Mile Run/Walk

$30 8:30AM EDT Registration closes on May 31, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT and re-opens on June 1, 2024 at 12:00am EDT

Kids Dash or Kids Spectator

$10 9:15AM EDT Registration ends June 29, 2024 at 11:59am EDT

Spectator (Includes entry into Zoo)

$10 8:00AM EDT Registration ends June 16, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Description

Please join Family Connections in their 22nd Annual Fun Run, their first Family Fun Frolic, a 5k race, 1-mile fun run and walk, and Kids 100 Meter Dash at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on Saturday, June 29th, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. 

This is our first year at the zoo, and we can’t wait to see you there!  However, we are also excited to share that Family Frolics can take place anywhere, and a virtual race option is available this year!

This year's Family Fun Frolic, formerly the DadsDay Run, raises funds for Family Connections. FC offers early literacy services to children from birth to six years of age across Cuyahoga County in our Family Playrooms and through our SPARK and Family School Connection programs. 

Please visit Family Connections to learn more about Family Connections, and contact Emily Holody, Development Manager, at 330-256-6641 with any questions.

Registration is now OPEN!

NEW LOCATION:  It will be held, rain or shine, at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109

Race Start Time:

  • 8:00 AM - Registration 
  • 8:30 AM  - 5k
  • 8:30 AM - 1 Mile
  • 9:15 AM - Kids Dash

Runner Perks:

  • T-shirt with new design
  • Food, drink, and entertainment
  • Age Group & Overall Awards
  • Kids Dash- All kid's will receive bib, ribbon, and an optional shirt purchase
  • Can't make it? Select 'Virtual' at check out and we will mail it to you!

Awards

10 Age Groups up to 80 + and Overall Awards. Prizes coming soon.

Place

3900 Wildlife Way
Cleveland, OH US 44109

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Course Map

A beautiful loop through the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Perfect for all ages and abilities.

 

Directions

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