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.
The top three male and female finishers in the 5K and 10K races will receive a free pair of shoes compliments of Nike and Dick Pond Athletics. Medals will be given to the top three finishers in each age division. More information about awards >
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.
Strollers are allowed. Anyone participating with a stroller must start in the stroller corral at the rear of the race, regardless of expected pace.
Be sure to stick around and enjoy the Taste of Wheaton festivities.
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USATF Certification Number: IL14055JW
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The top three overall male and female runners will be awarded a certificate for a free pair of Nike shoes at any Dick Pond location and a medal.
Medals will be awarded to the top three overall male and female runners from the city of Wheaton.
Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female runners in each age group.*
All medals and certificates will be available for pick-up at Memorial Park during the post-race awards ceremony or at
Cosley Zoo, 1356 N. Gary Ave., Wheaton, IL, beginning Wednesday, June 7.
*Age Groups: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39,40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84 and 85 & Over.
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