Sun September 27, 2020 Madison, WI US 53715 Directions

5K Run

$40 8:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT Price increases after July 31, 2020 at 11:59pm CDT

10K Run

$40 8:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT Price increases after July 31, 2020 at 11:59pm CDT

Wild Child Fun Run

$20 10:30AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT
469 spots left. Registration ends September 27, 2020 at 10:30am CDT

5K Walk

$40 10:30AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT Price increases after July 31, 2020 at 11:59pm CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

702 S. Randall Ave
Madison, WI US 53715

Join us this year for RUN WILD on Sunday, September 27, 2020! This year we want you to help us raise awareness about some of our most endangered animals - red pandas, orangutans, and Amur tigers. Choose who you want to represent while you run! Every registered runner will receive a T-shirt and a run buff representing the animal you pick. 

All dollars raised at Run Wild directly support Henry Vilas Zoo and our wildlife conservation partners working directly with these endangered animals. 


Run Wild Details:  

All runners who register before September 20 will receive a complimentary Who Are YOU Running For t-shirt with registration.  (Please note that registrations after September 20 are not guaranteed a shirt).

The 10K Run and the 5K Run are chip timed. The 5K Walk is NOT timed. 


Wild Child Fun Run: All Kids participating in the Wild Child Fun Run will have two distances to choose from: a half mile or a full mile. Kids races are NOT timed.  

*Jogging strollers are allowed, we ask that you start at the back of the groups


The Top 3 Males & Females in the 5K & 10K will be awarded a pair of Henry Vilas Zoo socks AND an additional prize. The Top 3 Males & Females in each of the following age groups will win Henry Vilas Zoo socks!

Age Groups: 18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.

Post Race Fun:  Stick around after the race to enjoy refreshments, animals, and more!

Race Contact Info

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Get a Refund By Referring Friends

Refer 5 or more participants and get a refund of up to $35.00.  A great way to participate with friends and family and save some money for yourself.

Packet Pickup

Early packet pick up will occur:


- Thursday, Sept 24th, 3-7PM @ Fleet Feet Middleton

- Friday, Sept 25th, 3-7PM @ Fleet Feet Sun Prairie


Packet pickup will also occur at the Zoo before the run starting at 6am.

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