Get Ready for the Zoo Run Run

Two young girls standing together after the 5k.

The Columbian Park Zoo of Lafayette is once again hosting its annual 5K run. Bring the whole family for an opportunity to get moving while meeting some of your favorite zoo residents. It all happens on July 20, 2019. Register online by July 19 at noon or in person on race day. The zoo race also permits running with baby strollers or pets.

Time and Place

The fun run will meet at Columbian Park Zoo at 6:30 a.m. for pre-registration. The race then begins at 8 a.m. and will work through 3.1 miles of the Historic Park Zoo Neighborhood. Finish back at the zoo to catch the awards ceremony at 9:15 a.m. The winners of the eight age categories will receive their accolades.

Kids Fun Run

The Kids Fun Run kicks off at 9:30 a.m. Children 8 years old and younger can participate in this event.  This race is completely free and every racer gets a prize.

Pre-Register Pick-Up

If you pre-register, save some time and come to the zoo on Friday, July 19 from 4:30-7:00 p.m. to pick up your t-shirt and number. The race has electronic chips for scoring that you can claim on race day.

Cost and Deadline

Register by June 30 for $20 registration. After that, it’s $25 per person and $35 on race day. Zoo members receive a $5 promotional code.

Mike Raisor Buick GMC hopes to see you at this fun local event. Contact us for more details about the race — or to set up a test drive of a shiny new Buick or GMC model.

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