35th Annual Run for the Zoo

Welcome to the 35th Annual Run for the Zoo, presented by Waterstone Mortgage and organized by the New Mexico BioPark Society. We are thrilled to welcome you back to our in-person event after two long years! Your favorite distances have returned; from the Half Marathon to the 1 Mile Fun Run, we’ve got you covered. New this year, we’re adding a Virtual Marathon to the weekend’s activities!You’re invited to come have fun for a good cause as we raise valuable funds for your ABQ BioPark Zoo on Sunday, May 1, 2022!

– Taylor Pellegrini
Run for the Zoo Director

Events & Timeline

Registration Dates for 2022:
Feb 11: Early Registration (discounts applied)
March 7: Regular Registration
April 10: Late Registration
April 30: In-Person Registration at Packet Pick Up, if available
May 1: Race Day Registration, if available

*Adult BioPark members (13+) receive $3 discount on all events.
Cannot be used in combination with any other discount.

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You are helping with animal care…

By registering for Run for the Zoo, you’re helping the ABQ BioPark staff care for the penguins and all the other animal residents at the Zoo. Funds raised help purchase enrichment items, vet care equipment, education outreach and so much more.