Did You Know?
Magellanic penguins are named after Ferdinand Magellan who first discovered them in 1519.
It's time to get ready to race as the Wild 1-Mile returns to PPZ! On site registration begins at 8 a.m. and the racing starts at 9 a.m. with a 100-yard dash for kids 5 and under and a 1-mile run through the zoo for kids 12 and under. Stick around after the race for snacks and enjoy a walk through the zoo to watch special animal enrichments.
For the early registration rate click below once online registration begins or arrive by 8 a.m. to register on-site (additional fee).
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED!
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING FOR RACE DAY INFORMATION AND IN-PERSON REGISTRATION INFO:
You can still register IN-PERSON at packet pickup June 19th, at Playmakers between 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. or at Potter Park Zoo on race day, June 20th, from 8-8:30 a.m. Online registration is now closed.