Zoo Run Run Presented by Ochsner

2-Mile Race & Fun Run
Every participant receives a medal! 

Run like a cheetah to our 16th annual Zoo Run Run 2-Mile Race and ½ Mile Kids' Fun Run presented by Ochsner! At the run, enjoy the scenery as you scamper, trot or gallop your way through BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo. All proceeds from the race support your Baton Rouge Zoo and international cheetah conservation efforts. Again this year, all participants earn a medal! After the race, participants are invited to join us for food, refreshments, and an award ceremony.


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.

On-Site Registration Begins 6:30am

Kids 1/2 Mile Fun Run Begins 7:30am

2 Mile Race Begins 8:15am 

Chip Timing

Only 2-Mile runners will be timed. Your RFID timing chip will be attached to your race bib.

Race T-Shirts

Only participants who are pre-registered by October 22nd are guaranteed a Zoo Run Run t-shirt in thier size on Race Day.

Entry Fees*

Adult/Teen Registration
  • Pre-registration (by Nov 13): $30
  • Race Day Registration: $35
Child Registration (ages 12 and under)
  • Pre-registration: $17
  • Race Day Registration: $22

Make Checks payable to:

Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70807


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

  • 0 - 12 Male and Female
  • 13 - 19 Male and Female
  • 20 - 29 Male and Female
  • 30 - 39 Male and Female
  • 40 - 49 Male and Female
  • 50 - 59 Male and Female
  • 60 - 69 Male and Female
  • 70 - 79 Male and Female
  • 80+ Male and Female

Early packet pick up will be on Friday, November 12th from 10am - 5pm at Varsity Sports at 2055 Perkins Rd. Baton Rouge