Saturday, May 15

Leap into fun and fitness at the Medical Mutual Dart Frog Dash! The Toledo Zoo’s Dart Frog Dash is for the whole family! It offers a competitive USTAF (USA track and field) certified 5k race with prizes, a non-competitive 5k walk and a Kids’ Fun Run. The 5k course takes participants through the neighborhood to the west of the Zoo, through the Zoo’s Tembo Trail and ends in Main Plaza. The Kids’ Fun Run is within the safety of Zoo grounds.

Enhanced safety precautions will be provided in detail. Masks are required at the starting line. All Dart Frog Dash registrants and their spectators who arrive by 10 a.m. are welcome to stay at the Toledo Zoo for the day free of charge with parking included on race day (Anthony Wayne Trail lot).


Entry Fees and Registration


$28 pre-registration including t-shirt (submitted online by Sunday, May 9)

$30 late registration (shirt not guaranteed) submitted online by noon on May 14


$12 pre-registration with t-shirt entries must be postmarked or submitted online by Sunday, May 9

$13 late registration (shirt not guaranteed) entries must be postmarked or submitted online by noon on May 14

Event Times

Gate opens at 7 a.m. Participants should park and enter through Anthony Wayne Trail entrance.

NO race day registration in order to avoid unnecessary crowds

5k race/walk begins at 8:30 a.m. on Broadway St

Kids’ Fun Run begins at 9:45 a.m. at the Aquarium


5K RUN: Toledo Zoo membership to overall top three male/female, overall master male/female (40+). Age category awards three deep male and female

5K WALK is non-competitive and no awards will be given

All Kids’ Fun Run participants receive a finisher’s Ribbon

Packet Pick Up

Race packets may be mailed – be sure to select that option during checkout.

Pre-registered participants can pick up their packets at Dave’s Running Shop, 5700 Monroe Street, Sylvania, OH on Wed, May 12 and Thur, May 13 from 3-7 p.m.

Race packets can also be picked up beginning at 7 a.m. on race day at the Zoo’s aquarium (distancing required).


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