BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo - Come Travel Around the World with Us!
ZooZoom 5K and Fun Run 

ZooZoom 5K and Fun RunSaturday, August 23, 2014

Run like a cheetah to our 9th annual ZooZoom 5K and ½ Mile Kids' Fun Run! At the run, enjoy the scenery as you scamper, trot or gallop your way through BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo. A portion of your registration fee not only supports the Baton Rouge Zoo, but cheetah conservation efforts internationally.

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Registration opens at 6:30 a.m.
Fun Run begins at 7:45 a.m.
5K begins at 8:15 a.m.


Race Day
Race day registration will be located at the front entrance of the Zoo. Located just 15 minutes from downtown Baton Rouge, take Exit 8A off of I-110 North and turn right onto Highway 19. Continue to the second stop light and turn right onto Thomas Road. The Zoo entrance is one mile on the left.

Chip Timing
Only 5K runners will be timed. Your RFID timing chip will be attached to your race bib.

Race T-Shirts
Pre-registered participants are guaranteed a ZooZoom t-shirt on Race Day. Late entries may have to pick up shirt at Varsity Sports on Perkins Road between Sept. 3 and Nov. 1.

Entry Fees
Adult Registration

  • Pre-registration (before Aug. 20)
    • $20 for Club South Members 
    • $25 for Non-Club South Members 
    • $17 for Adult no t-shirt option
  • Race Day Registration: $30

Child Registration (ages 12 and under)

  • Pre-registration: $12
  • Race Day Registration: $17

Make Checks payable to: Club South Runners, P.O. Box 65123, Baton Rouge, LA 70896

Overall awards to first male and female; masters and grand masters; and age group awards are as follows:

0 - 11 Male and Female  45 - 49 Male and Female
12 - 14 Male and Female  50 - 54 Male and Female
15 - 19 Male and Female  55 - 59 Male and Female
20 - 24 Male and Female  60 - 64 Male and Female
25 - 29 Male and Female  65 - 69 Male and Female
30 - 34 Male and Female  70 - 74 Male and Female
35 - 39 Male and Female  75+ Male and Female
40 - 44 Male and Female  

Early Packet Pick-up
Varsity Sports
Friday, Aug. 22
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For questions or to volunteer, please call (225) 775-3877 or email


Fun Fact
The burrow of the gopher tortoise provides shelter for over 400 other species.
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