Saint Louis Zoo's 31st Annual Run/Walk
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 31st annual Make Tracks for the Zoo! Check back for information on our 2017 race.

Participants in the 5K and 1-mile race will receive a disposable timing chip for more accurate results.

7:30 a.m.** 5K Race/Walk: 3.1 mile loop course. Timed and competitive.
8:50 a.m. 1/2-mile Kids' Run: ages 7-12, untimed, non-competitive
9 a.m. 1/4-mile Kids' Run: ages 6 and under, untimed, non-competitive
9:10 a.m. 1-mile Race: participants 12-and-under will be eligible for awards, timed and competitive
9:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony: At the Anheuser-Busch Theater in The Living World at the Zoo. Overall winners and First Place in each bracket will be announced. Second and Third Place winners in each age bracket may receive their prize at the tables in the lower rotunda of The Living World. See sidebar for more details.

Note: No dogs, rollerblades, bikes, skates or skateboards permitted on courses.

All registrants will receive a complimentary t-shirt and continental breakfast (while supplies last).


Start/finish near Kiener Memorial gates of the Zoo, corner of Washington and Government Drive. Free parking is provided on the Zoo's North and South lots before 8 a.m. on race day. Spaces are limited.

2016 Course Map

Just Like You at the Zoo

Join St. Louis Children's Hospital at the Zoo for activities that teach children why it's important for people—and Zoo animals—to take care of their bodies. Children collect animal cards at four stations throughout the Zoo. After the cards are collected, they win a prize. Register at the race Start/Finish Line, or at the Zoo's North and South Entrances.


Proceeds help support the conservation work of the Saint Louis Zoo, both here and around the world.