Zoo Run Run Virtual 5K

Lafayette, IN

In its 19th year, the Columbian Park Zoo - Zoo Run Run 5K walk/run is VIRTUAL! The virtual run/walk format will allow you and your family to continue to show support for the zoo, while enjoying the convenience of choosing your own route.  You can run anytime between July 16 and August 16, 2021.

Early-bird registration runs from June 22 - July 15 ($20 per person).  Registration after July 15 is $25 per person.  Registration includes a collectible Zoo Run Run t-shirt, one free admission ticket to the Columbian Park Zoo, certificates for top finishers, and opportunities to win some fun prizes.

We love a little friendly competition!  Share your Zoo Run Run selfies on Facebook and Instagram by tagging #ZooRunRun2021 and @ColumbianPrkZoo.  Throughout the virtual event we will randomly pick winners to receive some exciting prizes.

So grab your family and friends and get moving!  All proceeds benefit the Columbian Park Zoo to help provide food, shelter, and enrichment opportunities for the animals, as well as educational opportunities for the community.  In addition, we have set up a donation page on the race website to help provide additional support for the zoo.

T-shirts will not be mailed out.  We will be setting up a few dates that registrants can pick their shirts up at the zoo.  More details to follow on dates and times for shirt pick-up.  Shirt pick up will occur at the end of registration, emails will be sent to all registrants!  

Thanks for supporting the Columbian Park Zoo!


Please download the IYR Virtual Mobile App on App Store or Google Play and read the instructions here:

This app will allow you to run your virtual race and automatically track your pace, distance and overall time. The app will recognize the race distance that you registered for and will automatically stop your session at the appropriate distance (eg 3.1 miles for a 5K virtual race) and send your results in. It's the closest thing you can get to running a real race!

If you do not wish to use the IYR Virtual mobile app for your virtual race, please see instructions for manually entering your finish time at the bottom of this page: https://www.itsyourrace.com/pc/iyrvirtualhowto

When & Where

Jul 16, 2021 - Aug 16, 2021


11:59 PM

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