Join the Phoenix Zoo for a day of moving and grooving for the animals!
Saturday, March 10, 2018
5K Run/Walk | 7 – 9:30 a.m. Fitness Festival | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- 5K Run/Walk
- Competitive 5K (starts at 8 a.m.)
- One-mile Leisure Loop (starts at 8:15 a.m., recommended for families and non-competitive runners)
- Theme: Year of the Elephant!
- Proceeds from fundraising directly support the Phoenix Zoo and our conservation efforts, and will be used toward the expansion of our elephant habitat!
- Participants will have the opportunity to do their own fundraising. They can choose this option on the Startline website and encourage family and friends to support them by donating funds.
- Day-of registration available. Registration will start at 7 a.m. on event day.
- Medal for racers who choose to pay an additional $10 donation
- T-shirt for every racer
- Prizes for first, second and third place runners (5K ONLY)
- Pre-race breakfast/snacks
- Your favorite Arizona team mascots will be there!
- Onsite raffle for amazing prizes! $5 per ticket (winners must be present to win)
- Friday, March 9 | 3 – 6pm packet pick-up at Sole Sports, Tempe
Our second annual Zoo Move & Groove Festival is a celebration of getting healthy and staying fit… with an animal twist! This all-day general admission event, immediately following our Zoo Move & Groove 5K Run/Walk, will host an array of vendors as well as featuring diverse forms of exercise for guests to experience and enjoy.
***All Zoo Move & Groove Festival activities are included with 5K Run/Walk registration or regular Zoo admission.***
Zoo doors open to all at 8 a.m. | Event starts at 9 a.m.
All classes are 20 minutes or less.
DJ Dance and Fitness Classes – Shake your booty and learn some cool new moves! Try out these awesome active workouts:
Yoga | Martial arts | African drumming | Hip-hop dance | Pound fit | Axe capoeira | Hula hooping
Zoo Ninja Warrior – Are you a warrior? Learn about animal movement as you tackle our Zoo Ninja Warrior course!
Sports Inflatables – Love soccer, baseball and football? Test your skills on our fun sports inflatables!
Climbing Wall – Make like a monkey and climb that wall!
Mascot Meet & Greets
- Team Mascots: Big Red, Howler, Spirit
- Fresh fruit & veggie mascots
Zoo Zoom – Power Walk the Park! Check out the animals while you test your fitness at our Wild Walk stations. Complete all the activities, stamp your passport and win a prize!
- Goat Yoga, Chicken Dance, Goat Agility