Sun September 29, 2019 Madison, WI 53715 US Directions

5K Run

8:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT

5K Walk (Untimed)

8:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT

10K Run

8:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT

Kids Roo Run

10:30AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

702 S. Randall Ave
Madison, WI US 53715

Get your running shoes on and join the Henry Vilas Zoo for the 14th Annual Zoo Run Run & Kids' Roo Run Run on Sunday, September 29, 2019! Join us as we bring back the much loved Predator vs. Prey Edition, and improve on the already popular kids race.

The Zoo Run Run and Roo Run Run help us to keep the Henry Vilas Zoo forever free. Please join us to help us make our 14th Annual Race another record breaking year. And don’t forget to register your kids early.


Individual & Team Fundraising:  We are once again challenging all Zoo Run Run participants to get involved by participating in our team and individual fundraising challenge.  The top teams will win amazing prizes only available at the zoo! All dollars raised at the Zoo Run Run and Roo Run Run directly support the Henry Vilas Zoo! 

The top three teams and individuals who raise the most money win amazing prizes!


How Predator vs. Prey Works:  All participants will have the choice to sign-up to Be a Predator (Polar Bear) or Be Prey (Harbor Seal).  See how much Prey you can catch OR if you can keep from getting caught! 

Prey (Harbor Seal) will get a 1 minute head start before the Predators (Polar Bear) start running after them! (Start times will be adjusted for accurate race results).


Zoo Run Run Details:  

All runners will receive a complimentary Zoo Run Run Predator/Prey t-shirt with registration. Finisher medals will be presented for the 5K & 10K. In addition, all runners over 21 receive a free beer.

The 10K Run and the 5K Run are chip timed.


Roo Run Run:  All Kids participating in the Roo Run 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 either predator or prey.


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

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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.


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