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 April is Parkinson's Awareness Month 
  Philly Rabbit Run 5k/1m

Register Here! Lions, tigers & a cure, oh my! 

Sat. March 31, 2018
at the nation's oldest zoo...
the Philadelphia Zoo!
 
 
Run wild at the zoo!
Lions, tigers & a cure...oh my.
 
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 5th 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 $23)
  • 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.

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.

Registration Fees
 (Free admission to the Zoo.  Children under 2 are free.  Race is  limited, please register early.)
  •          TBA Soon!
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  •  *(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!

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
 
Pre-package Pick Up TBD
 
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. 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.

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 or in person at Chester County Running Store!



Results from 2017 click here!

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 4th Annual
Philly Rabbit Run
5K/1M
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"
and
"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 2017 Sponsors for making the Philly Rabbit Run the best it could be.  Please thank the following sponsors when you see them:
 
Title Sponsor:           STEEN
 
Sponsors:                 Main Line Lankenua Hospital
                                 Main Line Rehab 
                                 Cooper Hospital
                                 University of Penn
                                 Martin Law
                                 Wegmans
                                 Parx Casino
                                 LSVT
                                 Rothman Institute
                                 J & J Snacks
                                 Nestles Quik
                                 Just Born
                                 Chester County Running Store
                                 AMP 96.5 FM
                                 Tastykakes
                                 Wawa
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