Run for the Wild: 5k and Family Fun Run

Presented by Con Edison
Bronx Zoo, Saturday, April 29, 2017

Event Details

The Wildlife Conservation Society protects animals and their habitats all over the globe. Run on behalf of your favorite animal and help us continue our critical work.

A Very Special Thank You to our Sponsors

Registration Info

Age Registration Fee
Adults $50
Children (3-15) $40
Seniors (65+) $40

All adults and senior registrants must also raise at least $30 before the run in order to participate on April 29! The fundraising requirement is waived for children.

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Event sold out last year. Registrations may not be accepted on the day of the run.


Time Events

Face Painting

Registration Opens

Bubble Entertainment

Warm Up Stretches & Opening Ceremonies

Start time for 5K Run (No strollers permitted)

Warm up Stretches

Start time for Family Fun Run/Walk

Post-Run Activities

Time Events

Post run refreshments & Music

Costume Characters


Face Painting

Sponsor Giveaways

Music and Dancing

Rock Wall Climbing

Beer Garden (21+ years old)


Sea lion feedings

Bronx Zoo exhibits open

Photo Ops

“The Run for the Wild 5K at the Bronx Zoo has become an annual race for my husband and I. It is so fun to be in the zoo before the park is open and run past the animals. Then you get to stay for the rest of the day and enjoy the zoo!” Celeste S.

Stay with us for the day

As the world’s largest urban zoo, the Bronx Zoo features more than 600 species from around the globe. Meet some of our mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects. All-day admission is included!