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25 Annual Throo the Zoo 2018

May 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Dash on over to the Zoo to take part in Louisville’s only road race that doesn’t just go around the Zoo but actually “Throo” the Zoo. Enjoy an early morning adventure where you watch the Zoo wake up! All of the proceeds from Throo the Zoo 5K help to support the Zoo’s mission to “better the bond between people and our planet.”

Race Map Coming Soon!
*Please note, 5k route is subject to change due to ongoing facilities and exhibit renovations.

Advance Registration
Online registration available now. Click here for more details and in person registration information. Race fee includes a finisher’s medal, commemorative t-shirt, post-race refreshments, door prizes and FREE Zoo admission for the day.

In Person Registration & Packet Pick Up Information Coming Soon!

Costume Contest
Let your imagination run wild and dress in your favorite animal
costume! Runners with the most creative costume will receive a
prize pack from our generous sponsors.

Team Registration
Gather all your friends, family and coworkers to compete as a
team. Receive awards in various categories.

New for 2018: Virtual Race Option

Can’t attend this year’s event in person? Don’t worry, you can still support the Throo the Zoo by participating in our Virtual 5k. Registrants will receive a finisher’s medal and the opportunity to purchase a race shirt for an additional price. For more information, please see our registration page.

Click here to register!

Additional Support






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May 12, 2018
8:00 am - 10:00 am
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Louisville Zoo
1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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