2015 ZooRun: October 3, 2015
Race Day Schedule
8:15 a.m…………St. John 1-mile Fun Run
8:45 a.m…………5K run begins
9:00 a.m…………10k run begins
Race Week Registration $30
Race Day Registration $35
St. John Fun Run (1 mile)
Race Week Registration $25
Race Day Registration $30
You can also elect to be judged as a Competitive Race Walker (USATF Rule) at no extra cost, or you can sign up as a Sleep Walker to receive a shirt if you don’t want to participate in the race. Shirts are $20.
2015 Packet Pick Up
If you register online, there is a two-day turnaround for packet pick ups. Packets can be picked up at the New Balance Tulsa in Utica Square, on any of the following days:
Saturday, September 26, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, September 27, noon to 6 p.m.
Monday, September 28, to Friday, October 2, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 3 (Race Day), 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. at the Tulsa Zoo
Join us at our H.A. Chapman Event Lodge for the post-race hospitality party, which will include the St. John’s Kid’s Club, entertainment, beverages and treats from Tulsa area establishments. Awards will be given following the conclusion of each race. Medals will be awarded to: top 3 males and females overall in the 5k and 10k races based on Open and Masters competition; top 3 male and females for 5k and 10k races in the standard age groups; top three male and female race walkers in 5k and 10k races; and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams.
A link to the final results will be posted here by noon on Monday Oct. 5, 2015. Unclaimed medals may be picked up at the zoo Admissions office on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
The 5k and 10k races are certified by USA Track & Field. The courses wind through Mohawk Park and end inside the Tulsa Zoo. The St. John Fun Run takes place entirely on zoo grounds. View a map of the courses here.
You MUST be inside the Mohawk Park gates and parked by 8:30 am. The gates close at this time for the safety of the runners. No exceptions and no refunds will be given due to late arrival. Gates will reopen at 10 a.m.
To avoid race day congestion, you can access the main zoo parking lot by using the alternate zoo entrance. You will turn on North Winston Avenue, which is just west of Yale Avenue off of East 36th Street North. Winston Avenue merges with Mohawk Boulevard. Follow Mohawk Boulevard around the golf course directly into the zoo parking lot.
Sheridan experiences the most traffic; East 36th street can also be accessed via Harvard and Yale.
Looking for just a one time Volunteer opportunity? Email our Volunteer Coordinator Lisa, at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to be added to the email list for our October ZooRun Volunteer opportunities.
What is ZooRun?
ZooRun is THE family-friendly race in Tulsa! Whether you’re a strolling tortoise or a racing hare, with a 5k, 10k and 1-mile FunRun, there is a pace for everyone. ZooRun is the second oldest running event in Tulsa and sixth largest race in the state.
How do I register?
In person: Tulsa Zoo Admissions Office during regular zoo hours or at New Balance Tulsa at Utica Square beginning Saturday, September 26.
Am I guaranteed a t-shirt?
All runners who register prior to September 26 are guaranteed a t-shirt. Otherwise, all t-shirts are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
What is a Sleep Walker?
Sleep Walkers are those individuals who would like to support the zoo, but don’t want to participate in the ZooRun. You can pay $20 and receive a St. John ZooRun shirt.
Can I qualify for the Tulsa Run with my ZooRun time?
Yes! Run a qualifying time in the ZooRun 10k for a guaranteed spot up front at the Tulsa Run 15k.