Run for the Zoo 2019
School Program

Thank you for your interest in joining the Run for the Zoo School Program!
If you already know the facts, head on down to the school sign up form.

To learn more about the School Program, email

Deadline to sign up: Friday, February 8

What does a School Coordinator do?

  • Serve as school contact and promote Run for the Zoo
  • Display posters and bookmarks, distribute online registration school code or paper registration forms
  • Encourage students, fellow faculty and families to participate
  • Collect paper registration forms and fees through mid-February to mid-March
  • Turn in all forms and fees March 25-29 (unless all registrations are online)
  • Distribute T-shirt packets, delivered to your school prior to the event*

Help the Zoo and have fun, too!

  • We have events for all ages and fitness levels. Student entry fees for the 1 Mile and 5K Fitness are just $12. Student registration for the 5K Timed and 10K Timed races are discounted $3*.
  • Entry includes an event T-shirt, FREE event day Zoo entrance, coupons, refreshments and more!
  • Past-participating schools have the chance to compete against other grade-level schools for the coveted traveling trophy and 1st, 2nd and 3rd place banners! New schools will have the chance to be named “Top New School”!*
  • School coordinators win great prizes, too!
*Schools must collect (10) student registrations to qualify for entry fee discount and at least 25 total entrants for t-shirt packet delivery. Student discounts not offered on Half Marathon. Winning schools are based on school registration totals.
  • School Information:

  • Coordinator Information: