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Nashville Zoo to Run Wild in 2016 with Zoo Run Run

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Join a herd of more than 2,000 runners at Zoo Run Run!

This winter race takes runners and walkers on a 5K adventure throughout the Nashville Zoo’s property, including areas not available to the public. Families and children are encouraged to bundle up as they hit the trail.

All proceeds from the Zoo Run Run help fund Zoo operations, including providing education programs for children, feeding our collection of over 2,300 animals and keeping our Zoo safe and clean for our visitors.

2016 Nashville Zoo - Zoo Run Run

Event Schedule

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

1:00pm  – Zoo will close to guests
1:30pm  – Registration & Check-in
3:00pm  – Race Begins
4:00pm  – Awards and Refreshments

Please note: Zoo Run Run is a rain, snow or shine event.

For pricing information, please visit the Nashville Zoo’s website.

The Course

A 5k trail will take you on an adventure throughout the Zoo’s property. Be aware that some of the course is off-road. The race will be timed; interested registrants may purchase a tracking chip.

Families and friends may come out for a brisk stroll, instead of a run. Have little ones? Grab your off-road stroller and join the fun!

Food & Drink

Refreshments and snacks will be served to participants as they complete the course. Beer will be available for registrants ages 21+.

Spectators may purchase a wristband to have access to refreshments, beer and snacks, either online or on the day of the event.

Early Packet Pick-up

Friday, January 22nd – 11:00am to 7:00pm
Beat the crowds by picking up your race bib and shirt the day before the race. Registrants are allowed to pick up materials for friends and family members with a copy of their ID (a picture of the ID via phone is allowed). Pick-up is located inside the Croft Center.

For pricing information, please visit the Nashville Zoo’s website.

Please note: Zoo admission is not included with race registration. If you wish to enjoy the Zoo prior to the race, admission will need to be purchased separately.

About Nashville Zoo

Nashville Zoo is accredited by the prestigious Association of Zoos and Aquariums, assuring the highest standards of animal care and husbandry.  Attracting more than 830,000 visitors annually, the Zoo is considered one of the top things to do in Nashville. The Zoo is a non-profit organization located at 3777 Nolensville Pike and is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

The mission of Nashville Zoo is to inspire a culture of understanding and discovery of our natural world through conservation, innovation and leadership.

For more information about Nashville Zoo, call 615.833.1534 or visit www.nashvillezoo.org


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