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WELCOME

Looking for a little exercise and LOTS of fun? The Safari 5K offers an all day experience that is designed for the entire family. Hosted by the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, your morning begins with a kids 1/3 mile Frog Jog around Conservatory Lake followed by the Safari 5K. WALKER FRIENDLY! EVERYONE WILL RECEIVE AN ALL DAY ZOO PASS AND FREE PARKING.

 

STARTING TIMES

When: Saturday, May 14th, 8:00am (Safari 5K) + 7:45am (Frog Jog) 

Where: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (Area map here)

 

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SAFARI 5K INFORMATON

The Safari 5K is a 3.1 mile run or walk that begins and finishes at the Tiger Shelter near Conservatory Lake. It is designed for anyone interested in health and fitness regardless of age or experience. The Safari 5K will utilize "chip" technology for recording your finish times. The top three overall male/female finishers receive cool looking plaques.  ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL RECIEVE A BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM MEDAL WITH RIBBON.

 

FROG JOG INFORMATION

Bring a camera!  This event features 1/3 mile run or walk around Conservatory Lake. The start and finish is at The Tiger Shelter.

Recommended for kids 9 and under. Medals and post race goodies included.

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COURSE MAPS

SAFARI 5K "MORE STUFF"

 

AWARDS AND MEDALS

SAFARI 5K....Handsome wall plaques will be awarded to the top three overall male/female finishers. Everyone will receive a great looking custom medal with ribbon.

 

FROG JOG.....Cool looking finisher medals will be awarded to all participants. Bring a camera!



RACE RESULTS
All finish times will be recorded and posted online following the race at www.ultrafitusa.com.



RACE DAY PACKET PICK-UP
You can pick-up your race packet at the Columbus Zoo beginning at 6:30am. 

NO ADVANCED PACKET DISTRIBUTION.

 

RACE HOTLINE
For any questions please contact us at (614) 332-5205



ENTRY FEE: 

   :: Safari 5K: $40 and $31 for current zoo members (must show membership card at registration)

   :: Frog Jog:  $20  (includes zoo pass, t-shirt and medal)

   * Note: These fees will increase $5 beginning May 1st

 

FRIENDS & FAMILY PACK: 5K PARTICIPANTS ONLY.

Save $5 per entry by registering yourself and 3 or more of your friends in the 5K. Simply click on the registration link and follow the instructions. Note: This discount will only be made available by entering at least 4+ people in the 5K. You will not be able to add additional people by returning to the site. Sorry! 

NOTE: EVERYONE WHO ENTERS THE ZOO WILL BE REQUIRED TO HAVE A TICKET OR PROOF OF MEMBERSHIP. THIS INCLUDES ANYONE WHO WILL NOT BE PARTICIPATING IN THE EVENT (LIKE FAMILY MEMBERS AND SUPPORT PEOPLE). TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR A REDUCED PRICE AT THE REGISTRATION TABLE. MANY PEOPLE WILL BE ATTENDING THE EVENT TO SUPPORT THE KIDS DURING THE FROG JOG. YOUR TICKET WILL ALLOW FULL ACCESS TO THE ZOO FOLLOWING THE RACE. ENJOY!