Upcoming Event

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ZooRun5K and ZooKidsDash

Start: November 11, 2017

End: November 11, 2017

Join us this Veterans Day for the 5th 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
6/13 - 6/20
Discounted Registration
6/21 - 7/31
General Registration
8/1 - 11/10
Race Day
Cash Only
ZooRun5K $20.00 $30.00 $35.00 $45.00
ZooKidsDash $7.50 $10.00 $15.00 $20.00

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 November 10, 2017.


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.

Kidz Medical Services ZooKidsDash Note:

ZooKidsDash participants ages 2-5 will receive one (1) parent wrist band with their registration packet. This wrist band should be worn by a parent if they would like to run the ZooKidsDash with their child. Additional family members may watch the race from the Finish Festival area.  The ZooKidsDash will begin approximately one hour after the ZooRun5K

At the completion of the race and Finish Festival celebration, 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.

Packet Pick-Up:

Race packets including race numbers, shirts and other information will be distributed in advance of the race. We HIGHLY ENCOURAGE all participants to pick up their packets prior to race morning to ensure the race starts on time. Get your packets at these locations and times:

November 8: Go Run Brickell Location
120 SW 8 Street, Suite A

November 9 and 10: Go Run Kendall Location
11650 N Kendall Drive

November 11: Zoo Miami - NOT RECOMMENDED
6:15 a.m. - 6:45 a.m. (participants arriving after 6:45 will not receive packets until after the race which starts at 7:30 a.m.)

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Course Map Coming Soon!

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 October 15 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 JasonB@BaptistHealth.net .


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 accommodation to participate in any Miami-Dade Parks-sponsored program or meeting, contact Mary Palacios, 305-755-7848Mary.Palacios@miamidade.gov at least 7 days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).**

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Location Info:
Zoo Miami
1 Zoo Boulevard
12400 SW 152 Street