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ZooZilla 5K Gorilla Run/Walk

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Join us for the 6th annual ZooZilla 5K Gorilla Run/Walk through the Zoo. Whether you’re a competitive runner or a leisurely walker, this race offers something for everyone.

Register the day of the event. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Please fill out the Registration Form below and bring it with you to save time. Don't worry if you forget, we'll have some on hand!

Download a PDF of the ZooZilla 5K Registration Form

The race will begin at 8 a.m. in the Zoo’s main parking lot, with registration beginning at 7 a.m. The registration fee is $25 per person. Walk participants can be any age. Race participants must be age 12 years or over and will be divided by sex into age categories. The top three overall winners and the top three winners of each age bracket will receive prizes. All participants will receive a T-shirt, as well as free admission for them and discounted admission for friends and family to enjoy the Zoo after the race.

The ZooZilla 5K benefits the Zoo's animals and programs. It is in honor of anniversary of the discovery of the rare mountain gorillas.

The ZooZilla 5K Run/Walk is sponsored by Yellow Book, Bethel Park Printing, Inc., Model Apparel, PPG Industries, Wild Republic, Panera, Aquafina, and Mr. John.

Contact Information:
Kristin Galuska

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