Run Wild!

Run Wild!

May 17, 2024

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Race Distance



Course Type

Point to point

Event Details

Run Wild at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo on Friday, May 17th, 2024! Join Fort4Fitness and the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for the first-ever 5K twilight run, INSIDE THE ZOO! The route will have multiple terrains: concrete, wooden bridges, grass and gravel. Be prepared for it all as you travel through Africa, Australia, through Stingray Bay and past the Peacock Cafe. Participants will receive a commemorative race shirt, timing bib, and a finisher medal.

The race will start outside the Zoo in Franke Park, through the parking lot of the Zoo Education Center and enter the Zoo through a back entrance. Race routes for Wave 1 and Wave 2 are the same; the only difference is the start time. The Zoo paths are narrow in some areas, so there will be a participant cap. There will be NO on-site registration.

Post-Race Party will include music, Ambassador Animals, as well as food and beverages available for purchase. Spectators will also be allowed into certain areas inside the front gates during the race (main plaza to the Africa tunnel area), but not beyond the barriers set up. This is an after-hours event at the Zoo, so zoo admission is not included with your registration fee. Due to the all-terrain nature of this course, runners under the age of 10 should be accompanied by an adult also running in the event.

Proceeds go to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo.

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Run Wild!

Fort Wayne, IN, USA

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