Walk. Run. Fun!
34th Annual ZooZoom in William Land Park
WHAT’S HAPPENING: Do you run as fast as a hare or do you prefer to meander at the pace of a tortoise? Find out at Sacramento Zoo’s 34th annual ZooZoom; a 5K walk/run, 10K run, and kids’ fun run. All speeds and ages are welcome.
WHERE: Sacramento Zoo, 3930 West Land Park Drive in William Land Park.
WHEN: Sunday, April 13th, from 7:00 am to noon.
WHY: To raise funds for the Sacramento Zoological Society while enjoying scenic William Land Park.
The The 34th annual ZooZoom is Sunday, April 13th from 7:00 am until noon in William Land Park. Sponsored by Fleet Feet, the event will include a 5K walk/run, 10K run and kids’ fun runs. Lace up your sneakers and prepare for a scenic tree-lined course that is perfect for walkers, runners and families. The unique race ends at the back of the Zoo where all participants enjoy cooling down. Rehydrate and refuel inside the Zoo; food and beverages will be available to runners by the flamingos on the lake.
For 34 years, ZooZoom has been a favorite of area runners, walkers and their families. Kids ages 3 to 12 can participate in the Saucony “Run for Good” fun runs; from the 220 yard dash to the one-mile run, there is an event for every age group. With support from Saucony, Fleet Feet will award grants to schools that have the greatest number of participants and the highest percentage of kids entering the event. Contact Fleet Feet for more information about the “Run for Good” grant opportunities.
For registration and information, please visit www.sacramentozoozoom.com. Participation includes a ZooZoom t-shirt, refreshments for runners and free admission to the Zoo on race day for the runners and their immediate family (limit 4 people). All proceeds from the event benefit the Sacramento Zoological Society. Bring your entire family to ZooZoom!
Sacramento Zoo – Wildly Inspiring!
Open since 1927, the Sacramento Zoo is home to more than 500 native, rare and endangered animals and is one of over 200 accredited institutions of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Located near the corner of Land Park Drive and Sutterville Road in William Land Park, the Zoo is wholly managed by the non-profit Sacramento Zoological Society. This Sacramento treasure inspires conservation awareness through education and recreation. Open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, general admission is $11.25; children ages 2-11 are $7.25 and one and under are admitted free. Parking is free throughout the park or ride Regional Transit bus #6. For information, call 916-808-5888 or visit saczoo.org.
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