Sunday August 20, 2017
8:00 AM – 5K & 10K Run
9:50 AM – One Mile Family Fun Walk
Lehigh Valley Zoo’s eighth annual Run Wild takes participants on a mad dash through the picturesque Trexler Nature Preserve and Lehigh Valley Zoo. Whether they sprint, gallop, waddle or crawl, this event is sure to bring out everyone’s wild inner animal.
The 5K & 10K will start at 8:00am in the Zoo’s parking lot, registration begins at 7:00am. The 1 mile Family Fun Walk will start at 9:50am at the Zoo’s Jaindl Penguin Pavilion.
The Zoo’s 1 mile Family Fun Walk is an educational walk along the Jordan Greek, through the Trexler Nature Preserve and around Lehigh Valley Zoo. The walk is led by Lehigh Valley Zoo’s Conservation Education staff.
Your registration/contribution for this event supports Lehigh Valley Zoo’s wildlife conservation efforts. Thank you for your support!
Your 2017 Run Wild race t-shirt, Run Wild bracelet, or runners bib entitles you to receive free admission to Lehigh Valley Zoo on race day. Consider becoming a member of Lehigh Valley Zoo and receiving free daytime admission for twelve months!
On Sunday, August 20th the Lehigh Valley Zoo will be hosting our annual Run Wild! for Wildlife Conservation 10K, 5K and 1 mile Family Fun Walk. Run through the beautiful Trexler Nature Preserve, along the Jordan Creek, through the 150 year old Geiger Covered Bridge and alongside the animals inside Lehigh Valley Zoo. The wide, well groomed, trails bordering the Jordan Creek are tree canopied and offer a shaded picturesque run to be remembered all year long. The run finishes with a full loop within Lehigh Valley Zoo.
Results and awards will be in 10 Year Increments. Free admission to Lehigh Valley Zoo on race day with your 2017 event T-Shirt, commemorative bracelet, or runners bib. T-shirts will be given to all 5K/10K runners who register before July 20th. Run Wild bracelets will be given to all participants in the 1 mile Family Fun Walk.