Enjoy a unique experience at the nation's oldest Zoo while helping
to free the world of Parkinson’s disease. Join Shake It Off, Inc. for
their 4th Annual Philly Rabbit Run 5k/1m run or walk.
finish at the zoo. Participants will enjoy an extraordinary opportunity
to run inside the zoo’s 42 acres of lush gardens with more than 1200
rare/endangered animals from around the world before it is open to the
Rabbit Race Perks
- Your entry fee includes admission to the Zoo after the run or walk for the whole day! (Wow, that's a value up to $20-24!)
- Free T-shirt while supplies last.
- As a special bonus, free rabbit ears while supplies last.
- Post event party with food, drink, live music and special appearances.
- Top 1, 2, 3 finisher Medals.
- This is a USATF Certified and chip-timed course by Chester County Running Store.
- Meet Philly's hottest radio station AMP 96.5 FM while they get this party started.
Also, parking is available in the zoo garage for an additional fee. Strollers are welcomed. Spectators
can buy a ticket to the zoo at a reduced rate the day of the event to
cheer you on and also enjoy the zoo afterwards.
(Free admission to the Zoo. Children under 2 are free. Race is limited, please register early.)
- $42 Preregistration
- $47 on day of event (if available)
- $16 Spectators*
- *(includes admission to the zoo and is available on the day of the event)
Be a Rabbit Ambassador
Parkinson's isn't going to cure itself. Help us kick off Parkinson's
Awareness Month (its coming up in April) by "Fun Raising". Top
fundraiser wins an awesome Prize. Also, become a Rabbit Ambassador
(kind of like a Team Captain but only warmer & fuzzier) and form a
Team. First place prize for the Rabbit Ambassador (aka Team
Captain) who recruits the most Rabbit Runners!
do the critics say about the Philly Rabbit Run?
2016: Fun runs to get you moving http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/things_to_do/From-the-Color-Run-to-Tough-Mudder-21-obstacle-courses-and-fun-runs-to-get-you-moving.html
2016: 6 Spring 5Ks Guaranteed to Win Over Even the Biggest Running Haters
Read more at http://www.phillymag.com/be-well-philly/2016/02/08/spring-5ks-philadelphia/
2015: Toms of Maine’s wrote
in their blog, “Great Spring Road Races to Kick Off Running Season”,
Phillymag.com’s stated “1 of 10 Spring 5K’s to Keep on your Radar” and
in “6 Easter Weekend Festivities in Philly”.
Event Details and Schedule
Pre-package Pick Up TBD
Saturday, April 15, 2017 Race Day!
7:00AM-Race Day Registration opens at the Zoo Balloon courtyard. AMP 96.5FM plays the hits!
8:00AM-5k run and 1 Mile walk begins after the run.
9:00AM Post race party and Awards begin.
Zoo opens to the public and you are welcomed to enjoy the whole day at
one of the nations oldest zoo. Bring the family to help cheer you on and
stay for a visit at the zoo. The Philadelphia zoo is a must see. Last
year, with the mild temps, the lions and tigers were out in the overhead
360 Animal Exploration Trail walk-way watching every-bunny go by and the
ABC Zoo Balloon was up. This year the zoo welcomes the new Red Panda
cubs. Don't miss out this fun spring event that kicks off Parkinson's
Awareness Month in April. For more info about the zoo go to
Space is limited. Due to overwhelming demand, this year we will have a pre-race Package pick-up. More information to come.
This is a rain or shine event. No refunds.
If space allows, there will be walk-up registration the day of the race.
Parking is available in the zoo garage for an additional fee.
This is a USATF certified course and will be chip-timed by the Chester County Running Store in West Chester, PA.
No charge for children under 2 years of age.