Join the Phoenix Zoo for a day of moving and grooving for the animals!

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Zoo Move & Groove
5K Trail Run/Walk

Papago Park | 7 – 9:30 a.m.

Timed 5K Trail Run/Walk
One-mile Leisure Loop | Kids Dash

5K/Walk Info

Zoo Move & Groove

Phoenix Zoo | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Bounce Boot Camp | Dance Party | Zoo-robics | Animal Yoga | Zoomba | And More!

Festival Info

*All Zoo Move & Groove Festival activities are included with 5K Run/Walk registration or regular Zoo admission.

Proceeds help the Zoo serve more than 1.4 million people each year, provide educational programs, continue conservation initiatives and care for more than 1,400 animals including endangered and threatened species.

Register Today!

Event Schedule:

  • March 10 | 3 – 6 p.m. – Packet pick-up Sole Sports Tempe 1006 E Warner Rd #104 | Tempe, AZ 85284 | http://www.solesportsrunning.com/
  • March 11 | 7 a.m. – Race day packet pick-up and registration opens (Papago Park)
  • March 11 | 7:30 a.m. – Kids Dash (Papago Park)
  • March 11 | 8 a.m. – Timed 5K Run/Walk Begins (Papago Park)
  • March 11 | 8:05 a.m. – One-mile Leisure Loop Begins (Papago Park)
  • March 11 | 9:15 a.m. – Awards Ceremony Begins (Papago Park)

What you get:
Each participant will receive:

  • Custom Event Medal
  • Custom Event T-Shirt
  • Age group awards for top three in all age groups for the 5K distance ONLY
    • Age groups include:
      8 & under, 9 & 10, 11-13, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & over
  • Pre and post-race party/breakfast
  • Real time results and photos on StartLine Racing online or mobile app (on Apple and Google)
  • Course set/marked by StartLine Racing to maximize your experience!

What to Know

  • Race day registration will be available beginning at 7 a.m. at Papago Park.
    • We accept cash, check and credit cards (Visa or Master Card)
  • There will be NO team registration available on race day.
  • Stroller friendly! PLEASE NOTE: The trail is narrow and hilly. This may be challenging with to navigate with a double-stroller.
  • Please NO pets.
  • After the race, visit the Zoo for an all-day fitness festival including animal yoga, Zoo-robics and much more!

Course Maps


Contact Information:

Addison Gardner
Special Event Planner

Special thanks to our sponsors

Sagicor Life Insurance           

Prize contributions made possible by:

As You Wish Pottery
Association of Zoos and Aquariums
AZ Air Time Jump Centers
AZ Bounce Pro
AZ on the Rocks
Big 5
Desert Botanical Gardens
Duck and Decanter
Flip Dunk Sports
The Halle Heart Museum

Jumpstreet Chandler
Jumpstreet Phoenix
Hubbard Swim School
The Old Spaghetti Factory
RawSpice Bar
Wet n’ Wild Phoenix
Your Guitar Sage