2021 Virtual Edition 

Going crazy with cabin fever?  Looking for some fun exercise? We’ve got the answer: register for St. Louis Children’s Hospital Make Tracks for the Zoo, a virtual race that you can complete anywhere you want. What a great way to get outside and take care of your health, all while supporting the Zoo! 

Run your virtual 5K between May 16 and 31

$29.95 per participant, which includes our exclusive Make Tracks Pack and digital custom race bib.

Participants receive our Make Tracks Pack, full of Zoo swag: 
  • NEW! Interlocking finisher’s medal* (your future Make Tracks medals will interlock like puzzle pieces)
  • A custom sport-performance T-shirt *
  • Custom Finisher Certificate
  • Healthy recipes, health tips and special offers from Zoo partners

* Limited availability. While supplies last.

#StlZoo   #MakeTracksForTheZoo   #StlZooMakeTracks

How to get your Make Tracks Pack: 

  • Have it mailed to your home. 
    • Register by April 16 to ensure your Make Tracks Pack will be shipped to you before race day. Packs can still be mailed to those who sign up April 16-May 13, but we cannot guarantee delivery before race day. Shipping fees apply.
  • Pick it up, contact-free, at Big River Running Company in West County.
    • Packs can be picked up in the Big River Running Company parking lot on May 14 from 2-6 p.m. The address is 13969 Manchester Rd, Town and Country, MO 63011. We will communicate additional details via email. 

How to participate in the race: 

  • Register for the race at the link below. Registration ends May 13. 

Register Here!

Race Bib to download and print 

  • Between May 16 and May 31, walk or run 3.1 miles wherever you’d like: on your home treadmill, around your neighborhood or in a park.
  • Post your time at the link below. Just search for your name, then click “post your time” and submit! We’ll share the top results here after the race!

 Post Results Here!

Custom Race Certificate to download and print

Virtual Race Program

#IRanFortheStlZoo Photo Contest

How did you run Make Tracks in 2021? Show us! Share your running photos, results, post-race celebration or Make Tracks Pack on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using #IRanFortheStlZoo. Two random winners will be selected from all entries and win a free registration for Make Tracks for the Zoo 2022, a cheetah plush toy and a special shout-out from one of our sea lions! 

 To enter, photos must be tagged #IRanFortheStlZoo from May 16-31, 2021, on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Winners will be notified in June.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

We would like to thank the following Make Tracks sponsors for their invaluable support of the Saint Louis Zoo: St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Mid America Chevy Dealers, Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Prairie Farms Dairy, Big River Race Management and 103.3 KLOU.

To inquire about how your company can support the Saint Louis Zoo, please email sponsorship@stlzoo.org.