New Holiday 5k at Toledo Zoo

December 4, 2019

TOLEDO, Ohio – The new Medical Mutual Polar Paws & Santa Claws holiday 5k is fun fur your whole family, offering a race, walk and Kids Cub Run! There is still time to register for this new holiday-themed 5k taking place Sunday, December 15 at the Toledo Zoo. The Kids Cub Run begins at 3 p.m. near the Aquarium and the 5k race/walk at 4 p.m. on Broadway Street.

The 5k course runs through neighborhoods west of the Zoo, into Tembo Trail and concludes in Main Plaza near the famous Dancing Lights. Registration includes touch screen friendly gloves, insulated cup, post-race refreshments along with admission to the Lights display. Collectible medals will also be provided for the first 600 registrants. Pricing for the 5k is $45/participant through race day.

The Kids Cub Run is for children up to age 12. Races will be broken down into three age groups and the course is contained within Zoo grounds. Pricing for the Cub Run is $15/participant.

All participants are encouraged to wear holiday-themed attire and light-up accessories! Spectators will receive discounted Lights admission if through Zoo gates by 4 p.m. on race day.

Move your paws for the conservation cause!

For more information and to sign up, visit

The Medical Mutual Polar Paws & Santa Claws 5k is supported by:

Title sponsor: Medical Mutual
Packet Pickup sponsor: Dave’s Running
Medic sponsor: Mercy Health

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