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Run Wild 2024

September 29 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This year we’re running to support African wildlife rangers in the Ol Jogi Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya! Everyone who runs or walks will receive a Run Wild t-shirt and a pair of socks. (Kids Fun Run participants get a t-shirt and a medal.) You can sign up for Run Wild as a 5k or 10k distance. Join us at the Zoo on Sunday, September 29 for one of our biggest fundraisers of the year! The 5k and 10k races start just outside our South gate on Vilas Park Dr. The Kids Fun Run starts just outside our North gate.
**The 10k race start at 8am. The 5k run and walk starts at 8:15am. Participants walking or pushing strollers will be asked to line up in the back of the queue. The kid’s fun run begins at 9:30am. **
Race Packets may be picked up before the race at the Zoo in our Guest Services building from 10am – 4pm starting Friday, September 13.
** We encourage participants to pick up their race packets early.**
All dollars raised at this year’s race will directly support Henry Vilas Zoo and our wildlife conservation partner, the Ol Jogi Wildlife Rangers. Ol Jogi is a 58,000 acres wildlife conservancy in Laikipia, Kenya. They focus on wildlife conservation by providing a safe habitat for indigenous and critically endangered species. Their wildlife rangers work closely with surrounding communities to assist them so they can derive support and benefits from this conservation work.


September 29
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Henry Vilas Zoo
702 S. Randall Avenue
Madison, WI 53715 United States


Henry Vilas Zoo
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