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Saturday, May 20, 2017

5K race/walk at 8:30 a.m. – Kids’ Fun run at 9:45 a.m.
Strollers are welcome in any of the events

Title Sponsor:
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Packet Pick-Up Sponsor:
Daves Running Logo

Kids’ Fun Run Sponsor:

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Media Sponsor:

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Corporate Team Sponsors include:
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EY-Team Chris Mabrey, Root, Savage & Associates inc., Toledo Public Schools, and The University of Toledo Eberly Center

 

Want to learn how your organization can become a Corporate Team Sponsor? Call 419-385-5721, ext. 2091

LOCATION

All participants must park in the Anthony Wayne Trail parking lot and enter the Zoo through the gates at the main entrance. Participants will then proceed to the Toledo Zoo’s Main Plaza prior to race time. Click here for maps and detailed driving directions to the Zoo.

COURSE

• Courses are accurately measured. Mile splits are marked
• The 5K race timing and scoring will be by disposable timing chips provided by Everal Race Management
• The 5K race course is certified by USTAF
• A majority of the 5K course is plotted on residential streets surrounding the Toledo Zoo
• The course for the Kids’ Fun Run is set up entirely inside of Zoo grounds

Map for the 5K race / walk:
Click on the image below for a full-size PDF version

Map for 5K race and walk

Map for the Kids’ Fun Run:
Click on the image below for a full-size PDF version

Map for kids 1K race

AWARDS FOR THE 5K RUN

• Trophy and free Zoo membership to overall top three male/female, overall master (40+) male/female in the 5K
• Age group awards (at least three deep) male and female 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Note: The 5K walk and Kids’ Fun Run are non-competitive, not timed, and do not include any awards

AWARDS FOR THE KIDS’ FUN RUN

• Participants race in the following age categories:
0-4, 5-8, 9-12
• All Fun Run participants will receive a finisher’s ribbon

SHIRTS AND REFRESHMENTS

• All participants pre-registered by early registration deadline (May 14) will receive a Toledo Zoo Dart Frog Dash t-shirt
New in 2017: We have added an option to buy a Nike Dri Fit tech tee shirt as your race shirt. The tech tees are made of a light, breathable fabric that keeps you cool and comfortable while exercising or running. Cost is $20 per shirt. Please note: tech tee orders are only being accepted until May 1st and shirts are only available with online registration in adult sizes (small, medium, large and XL)
• A limited number of shirts will be available at late registration (May 17 and May 18)
• After both events, snacks, fruit, and water will be provided beyond the finish line in the Main Plaza
• One water station will be provided on the 5K course

Fees and Deadlines

5K RUN/WALK:

• Preregistered entrants must be postmarked or registered online by Sunday, May 14, 2017:
$26.00.

• Late registration:
$28.00
*(shirt not guaranteed); Online late registration or postmarked no later than noon on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

• Race day registration:
$30.00
(no shirts available).

KIDS’ FUN RUN

• Preregistered entrants must be postmarked or registered online by Sunday, May 14, 2017:
$10.00
*(includes shirt).

• Late registration:
$10.00
*shirt not guaranteed; online submission or postmarked no later than noon on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

• Race day registration:
$9.00
(no shirts available)

PACKET PICK UP

• Participants registered by May 16 at noon are provided advance packet pick up at Dave’s Running Shop in Starlite Plaza, 5700 Monroe Street, Sylvania, OH on Wednesday May 17 and Thursday May 18 from 3-8 p.m. ONLY – NO EXCEPTIONS. While you are at packet pickup, be sure to check out Dave’s Running Shop.
• Participants can also pick up race packets on the day of the event starting at 7am in the Zoo’s Main Plaza. Please note: If you prefer to pick up your packet at the Zoo on race day it is highly recommended that you arrive as early as possible.

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