Are you as fast as a hare or as slow as a tortoise? Find out between 7AM and 12PM on Sunday, April 11th at the 30th Annual ZooZoom benefiting the Sacramento Zoo.

There are options for the whole family, from a 5K run/walk to a 10K run. Both races will lead participants through Land Park and the beautiful neighborhoods surrounding the Zoo.

For ages 4 and younger there will be a 220-yard run, for ages 5-6 a 440-yard run, for kids 7-9 a half-mile run and for those ages 10-12 a mile run sponsored by Saucony.

All kids (ages 4-12) that enter the Saucony “Run For Good” Fun Runs will receive a special shirt, race number 1, and a finish medal!

Grant money is available to area schools that have the most total runners and the highest percentage of kid’s entering the Saucony “Run For Good” Fun Runs.  Children must be 12 years or under to be included in the school totals making a particular school eligible for grant money. Children 12 years and under entering the 5K race are also eligible for inclusion.

Here is the schedule of events:

  • 6:45-9:30AM Registration/Packet Pick-up open
  • 8:00AM 5K Run/Walk
  • 8:35AM 10K Run
  • 9:30AM 5K awards ceremony
  • 10:00AM Saucony Run for Good Fun Runs
  • 10:30AM 10K awards ceremony

Afterwards, enjoy some fun at the post race party. Just show your race number as you enter the Zoo for *FREE* admission on race day. Complimentary refreshments for all runners will also be provided.

Registration fees are as follows:
5K/10K with a t-shirt – $30
5K or 10K without a t-shirt – $25
Saucony Run for Good Kids Fun Run – $15

The Sacramento Zoo is located at 3930 West Land Park Drive. To register visit Fleet Feet Sports at 3211 J Street and for more information click here or call 916.808.5885.

We’ll see you there!

What is your child’s favorite exhibit at the Sacramento Zoo?


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One Response to “ZooZoom”

  1. 2nd Annual Sac State 5K Fun Run « East Sacramento Mom Says:

    […] 5K fans. So far in 2010 one or both of us has already participated in the My First 5K run and the Zoo Zoom. Of course there is the annual Run to Feed the Hungry and many others. I can’t think of a […]

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