World Giraffe Day 5K At FrankBuck Zoo

Sat June 24, 2023 Gainesville, TX 76240 US


Frank Buck Zoo World Giraffe Day 5K Run

$45 7:30AM CDT - 11:30AM CDT
93 spots left. Registration ends June 23, 2023 at 5:00pm CDT

Frank Buck Zoo World Giraffe Day 5K Walk

$45 7:30AM CDT - 11:30AM CDT
95 spots left. Registration ends June 23, 2023 at 5:00pm CDT


1000 W California St
Gainesville, TX US 76240


Welcome to our 4th annual World Giraffe Day 5K!   By signing up to either walk or run this 5K event, proceeds will go to the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) to aid in their efforts to help save one of the most majestic animals on earth.  For more information about the great work that they do, please visit .  Each person who registers for the event will receive a fantastic medal that you can wear proudly to show off your support for Giraffe. 

*************Take advantage of the early registration price before it increases in June. *****************

Frank Buck Zoo  1000 W California St, Gainesville, TX 76240. The race will take place at 7:30 AM on Saturday June 24th. For those that want to walk their 5K, that will take place inside the zoo. For those that will be running the 5K, that will take place in Leonard Park. The race entry fee will include Zoo admission. Park gates will close during the race and reopen after the race.

For those running the timed race (Chip-2-Chip Race Timing) there will be awards for top male and female finishers in the following age divisions

12 and under : 2 adult zoo passes

13 - 20 : 2 adult zoo passes

21 - 49 : $25 gift card to Krootz Brewery

50+ : $25 gift card to Krootz Brewery 

Along with the race medal to all participants, there will be a SWAG bag, water, sports drinks, apples, bananas and beer for those 21 and older. 

If you don't want to run and would like to donate, please visit the donation page of the race website. 

Thanks again to all of you for making the past three years such a success and we can't wait to do even better this year!  

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Race Sponsors

A huge thank you to Susan & Sarah at Frank Buck Zoo for hosting another in person event and for spreading the word about this great cause! I would also like to thank Lauren & Dan with Team Gerald at HighPoint for all of their social media promotions of this years event and their continued support for Giraffe Conservation. 

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