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Nashville Zoo Run Run 5K Set for January 27th, 2018


Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Race into 2018 with Nashville Zoo’s popular 5K Zoo Run Run scheduled for Saturday, January 27th, 2018. The annual 5K takes participants past habitats throughout the Zoo and along roads and trails not normally accessed by the public.

Families and children are encouraged to bundle up and hit the trail. Strollers with all-terrain tires are recommended.

Nashville Zoo will close to the public at 1:00pm on January 27th to prepare for Zoo Run Run. Registration and check-in begins at 1:30pm, and the race starts at 3:00pm.

Nashville Zoo Run Run 5k set for January 27th, 2018. (Caitlin Harris)

Nashville Zoo Run Run 5k set for January 27th, 2018. (Caitlin Harris)

Refreshments and adult beverages (age 21+ only) will be available after the race.

Regular registration (January 1st- January 25th) is $42.00 per adult and $20.00 for children (ages 5-12). Children ages 4 years old and younger are free. Week-of race registration is $50.00 per adult and $25.00 for children (ages 5-12). For more information or to register, visit

All proceeds from the Zoo Run Run help fund daily Zoo operations, from providing educational programming to feeding the animal collection and keeping the Zoo safe and clean for visitors. The Zoo Run Run is supported by The Logan Group of Raymond James, White Claw Hard Seltzer, Golden Flake and What Do You Run For? Event Mangement.

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 960,000 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

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