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Location: Philadelphia, PA US 19104 Directions
Type: Run Only, Walk Only

Run wild at the nation's oldest zoo on April 20, 2019 at the 6th Annual Philly Rabbit Run 5k race/1m walk at the Philadelphia Zoo to benefit Parkinson's Disease and to commemorate Parkinson's Awareness Month in April.

Make tracks to the zoo and join Shake It Off, Inc. for their 6th Annual Philly Rabbit Run 5k run/1m walk. This event promises to be a wildly-awesome experience and fundraiser.  Participants will enjoy an extraordinary opportunity to run inside the nation's oldest zoo’s 42 acres of lush gardens with more than 1200 rare/endangered animals before it is open to the public. For the serious runner, this is a USATF certified course and is chip-timed race, but also a great time for the leisurely walker.  Come for the run, stay for the zoo!

Now for the de'tails':

  • Gates open at 6:45 am with the race starting at 7:45 am, walk starts at 8:15 am+. 
  • Early bunny registration (before 3/31/19): $42.00  
  • Registration after 4/1/19:  $47.00
  • Day of Registration (if space allows):  $50.00
  • Your fee includes:  free t-shirt*, rabbit ears*, admission to the zoo for the whole day and an awesome post event celebration!
  • Parking is available for a FEE. There is Zoo parking along both Girard Avenue and 34th Street. Parking in a Zoo lot will cost $16, but members with proper I.D. park for free (one car per membership)!
  • Children 2-10 are just $25.  Note, you will be prompted during checkout to indicate a child's age.
  • Children under 2 are FREE!
  • Spectators are $18.00 and get admission to the zoo for the whole day.
  • Net proceeds benefit Parkinson's research.
  • +NEW for this year, due to the popularity of this event, 5 k Race will begin 30 minutes before 1 mile walk.

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month.  Join us in helping to shake off Parkinson's disease. Every-bunny is welcomed, whether you hop, run or walk the 5k or 1m. All ages welcomed. Strollers are allowed.

Form a Team.  Become a Rabbit Ambassador!  Gather every-bunny together and form a team. Also, a cool prize is awarded to the biggest team. 

Begin Fundraising.  Fun-raise and make a difference! Bonus:  If you raise more than $250, your registration is refunded that's a win-win. Also, a cool prize is awarded to the top individual fundraiser.

Additional Information:  Due to the popularity of the Philly Rabbit Run, early sign-up for this wildly-awesome event is recommended. Today's 96.5 FM will be on hand to play the hits to get the party started. Space is limited and is expected to sell out.  However, if space allows there will be walk up registration the day of the race beginning at 6:45 am for $50.00.  Parking is available in the zoo garage for an additional fee.  This is a rain or shine event.  Shake It Off reserves the right to cancel due to severe weather or dangerous, unforeseen race conditions. There are no refunds.  To receive medals, participants must be present at the post event party as we are unable to mail the items. For more information go to


1.) Prepackage pick up TBA

2.) Day of race 6:45 am - 7:44 am in the Balloon Plaza at the zoo 

Note:  Proceeds benefit Parkinson's disease. Shake It Off, Inc. is also a member of TEAMFOX (Michael J. Fox Foundation), for more information go to

*while supplies last

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Event Time Price Details
7:45AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT
Price increases after March 30, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
1 Mile
8:15AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT
Price increases after March 30, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
Fundraiser Bonus!

Those who succesfully raise $250.00 or more will get a refund of their registration fee!

3400 W Girard Ave.
Philadelphia, PA US 19104
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