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Below are upcoming Zoo events. Scroll down for a month-at-a-glance calendar of events.

Zoo Stampede March

Registration is underway for the Miller Park Zoological Society’s (MPZS) 20th annual
Zoo Stampede. This 5k Run, 3k Walk, & Fun Run (¼ mile for children 10 and under)
is the first on the Lake Run Club (LRC) circuit for the year.
The 5k winds through Miller Park and the adjoining neighborhood.
It is accurately measured and timed by the LRC. The race route is mostly flat
with a few rolling hills. The 5k starts at 10:00 am, followed by the 3k.
5k & 3k participants who register prior to March 1 will receive a long sleeve t-shirt.
5k & 3k participants will be treated to Avanti’s Gondolas after the race.
The Fun Run starts at 9:30 am, and everyone receives a medal.
Zoo Stampede participants are invited to stop back at the Zoo to visit the animals.
Registration received by March 1 for the 5k/3k is $25.00
($2.00 discount for LRC or MPZS members).
Registration received after March 1 is $35.
The Fun Run fee is $5.00.
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Zoo Stampede March

Registration is underway for the Miller Park Zoological Society’s (MPZS) 20th annual
Zoo Stampede. This 5k Run, 3k Walk, & Fun Run (¼ mile for children 10 and under)
is the first on the Lake Run Club (LRC) circuit for the year.
The 5k winds through Miller Park and the adjoining neighborhood.
It is accurately measured and timed by the LRC. The race route is mostly flat
with a few rolling hills. The 5k starts at 10:00 am, followed by the 3k.
5k & 3k participants who register prior to March 1 will receive a long sleeve t-shirt.
5k & 3k participants will be treated to Avanti’s Gondolas after the race.
The Fun Run starts at 9:30 am, and everyone receives a medal.
Zoo Stampede participants are invited to stop back at the Zoo to visit the animals.
Registration received by March 1 for the 5k/3k is $25.00
($2.00 discount for LRC or MPZS members).
Registration received after March 1 is $35.
The Fun Run fee is $5.00.
Return to full list >>

To register for events call (309) 434-2260, or go to the 24-hour internet registration system and follow the directions on the start page. Use the same Client Barcode and Family PIN that you use for RecLine. If you do not have an account with us yet, phone the Recreation office at (309) 434-2260. Since all registrations must be paid for before they are completed, you will also need a valid VISA or MasterCard.