Kick Off Parkinson's Awareness Month at the Philadelphia Zoo
  Philly Rabbit Run 5k/1m

  Saturday, March 26, 2016 @ 8:00am


Stop by the Zoo's Stage at 9:00 am to hear from Senator Anthony Williams and Philadelphia's DA Seth Williams!
Run wild at the zoo! 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 3rd Annual Philly Rabbit Run 5k/1m run or walk.

Start and 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 public.

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!)
  • Free T-shirt while supplies last.
  • As a special bonus, free rabbit ears while supplies last.
  • Post event party with live music by Scarlett Sometime.
  • 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, as an added convenience, parking is available for a fee. 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.

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 is FITBIT for the Rabbit Ambassador (aka Team Captain) who recruits the most Rabbit Runners!

Rabbit Reviews

What 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
Sunday, March 20, 2016 Pre-package Pick Up!
12:00PM-4:00PM Pre-Package Pick Up at West Chester Running Store, 24 S. High Street, West Chester, PA  610-696-0115
Saturday, March 26, 2016 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.

10:00AM 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 http://www.philadelphiazoo.org/ 

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 for $45.00.

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.

Sign Up Today online at Active.com or in person at Chester County Running Store!

Click here for 5K results from 4/4/15

Click here for walkers results from 4/4/15

Mail in Registration
Course Map

Commemorative award medals to top male and female winners in each age group: 10 & under; 11-15; 16-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 & over

See Every-Bunny
at the 3rd Annual
Philly Rabbit Run
Run or Walk
at the Philadelphia Zoo!
Be Well Philly of Phillymag.com
wrote about the 2014 event...it was one of "10 Spring 5 K's to Have on your Radar"
"Great for families or anyone who wants a little pre-ham exercise" in 6 Easter Weekend Festivities in Philly.
Watch us on FOX29 News at: http://www.fox29.com/good-day/113066123-video

 A Special thanks to this year's Sponsors for making the Philly Rabbit Run the best it could be.  Please thank the following sponsors when you see them:
Gold Sponsor:           Main Line Health 
Bronze Sponsors:      Cooper Hospital
                                 Martin Law
                                 Parx Casino
Other Sponsors:        Rothman Institute
                                 J & J Snacks
                                 Nestles Quik
                                 Just Born
                                 Chester County Running Store
                                 AMP 96.5 FM
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