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ZooRun5K & ZooKidsDash

10/06/2018, 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

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October 6, 2018

Go Wild, Get Healthy!






Join us for the 6th annual ZooRun5K & Kidz Medical Services ZooKidsDash benefiting West Kendall Baptist Hospital and the Zoo Miami Foundation - Come for a race, stay for a zoo adventure! Event proceeds will go towards improving community and environmental health. Show your WILD side- animal costumes are encouraged!

What Does Every Participant Get?

The ZooRun5K and Kidz Medical Services ZooKidsDash participants receive the following race day goodies.  

  • Entry to Zoo Miami (valid for entry after the race)
  • Premium themed race shirt
  • Themed finisher medal
  • Post-race festival and brunch featuring local restaurants, music, and dancing
  • 50% off Zoo Miami admission for friends & family on race day
  • Discounts and special offers from Zoo Miami and partners
Race Fees:


Early Bird
6/4 - 6/19

Discounted Registration
6/20 - 7/20

General Registration
7/21 - 10/05

Race Day
Cash Only











Each individual registration less than $20 will incur a $1.50 processing fee.
Each individual registration between $20 and $40 will incur a $3.00 processing fee.

**  Online Registration will end at 11:59 p.m. EST on October 5, 2018.

ZooRun5K Note:

The 5K is for both runners and walkers. However, it is expected that any participant in the 5K should be able to accomplish the necessary 3.1 miles in about 1 hour and 15 minutes. (23 to 25 minute pace per mile).  Race starts at 7:30 a.m.


ZooKidsDash Note:

One parent of Kidz Medical Services ZooKidsDash participants ages 2-3 will be permitted to run the Dash with their child. Additional family members may watch the race from the Finish Festival area. At the completion of the race and Finish Festival celebration, Kidz Medical Services ZooKidsDash participants will receive complimentary admission to Zoo Miami with their race bibs. Parents and family members may purchase 50% discounted admission tickets to join them in the Zoo. Zoo Miami annual pass holders who present their membership cards will receive complimentary admission to the Zoo.

ZooKidsDash Course Distance:
  • 2 to 3 years old: 100 meters (can be accompanied by 1 parent)
  • 4 to 5 years old: 200 meters
  • 6 to 9 years old: 400 meters
Packet Pick-Up:

Wednesday, October 3rd
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Go Run Brickell
120 SW 8 Street
Miami FL 33130

Thursday, October 4th and Friday, October 5th
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Go Run Kendall
11650 N. Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33176

Come in Costume:

Make sure to dress up and accessorize as your favorite animal. Participants in costume will be recognized at the event. 

Team Tents:

Teams that raise $1,000 in fundraising by September 14 may request a complimentary 10x10 tent within the finish festival area for their members to gather after the race. Space is limited, and tents are available to qualifying teams on a first-come, first serve basis. Qualifying teams interested in requesting a tent may email


Thank you for supporting West Kendall Baptist Hospital and the Zoo Miami Foundation. Proceeds from this event will be used for programs supporting a healthy community, a healthy zoo, and a healthy you including the Healthy West Kendall Healthy Hub and the Animal Health Department at Zoo Miami.

Refunds, Exchanges and Transfers:

Absolutely no refunds, exchanges, or transfers.

Cancellation Policy:

Race Management reserves the right to postpone or cancel the event due to events out of Management's control such as a natural disaster or other emergencies. No refunds will be issued under these circumstances. Management may also alter the course and distances for the safety of the athletes.

**To request material in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any accommodations to participate in any Miami-Dade Parks-sponsored program or meeting, contact Parks Disability Services at 305-755-7848 or at least 7 days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).**





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