One of the Chicago Suburbs’ Largest 5K/10K Runs
5K – 10K – 1/2-Mile Zippity Zoo
Don’t miss this popular community run that supports Cosley Zoo! The first 2,500 runners receive a long sleeve Tech T-shirt and all are invited to stay for post-race refreshments and an awards ceremony. Be sure to stick around and enjoy the Taste of Wheaton festivities.
The ½ mile Zippity Zoo Run, for children ages 5-10, steps off at 8:45 AM. All Zippity Zoo participants receive a shirt and medal.
5K & 10K
|Through 5/3||5/4 – 5/29||Packet Pick Up (5/31 & 6/1)
Race Day (6/3)
Zippity Zoo 1/2 Mile
|Through 5/29||Packet Pick Up (5/31 & 6/1)
Race Day (6/3)
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The Run for the Animals is CARA Certified & a CARA Runners’ Choice Circuit Race
This race has applied for and received the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) designation as a CARA CERTIFIED RACE. This race has agreed to adhere to and uphold CARA’s Best Practices Guidelines. These Guidelines embody the highest standards for quality, safety, and comfort for participants in a road race.
Due to CARA’s advocacy efforts, runners in the Chicagoland area enjoy some of the highest quality road races in the country. To view the guidelines and to learn more about CARA, visit www.cararuns.org.
CARA is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding, motivating, supporting, and celebrating the running community of Chicagoland. CARA connects runners to resources that enable them to run – farther, faster, better, for life.