T-shirts and timing chips may be picked up at the Columbian Park Zoo entrance.
Take exit 172 (Lafayette/Rossville) and head west on SR 26. The road will narrow and become South Street. Turn left onto Park Avenue. Parking is available along the street on Park Avenue or Wallace Avenue. The Zoo entrance is located in the middle of Columbian Park (no car access).
From downtown Lafayette
Take South Street (SR 26) east, away from the river. Turn right onto Main Street. After passing Tropicanoe Cove Family Aquatic Center and Loeb Stadium on your left, turn left onto Wallace Avenue. Parking is available along the street on Park Avenue or Wallace Avenue. The Zoo entrance is located in the middle of Columbian Park (no car access).
Save time on race morning! A pre-registration pick-up will be held on Friday, July 20th from 4:30pm to 7:00pm at the zoo entrance, and runners can pick up t-shirts.
No t-shirt exchanges will be allowed until post race. T-shirt exchanges will be based on availability.
Online registration closes at noon on July 20th.
The race will be electronically chip timed by Runner's Edge. Results will be posted at the conclusion of the race and will also be available at www.zoorunrun.com, www.columbianparkzoo.org, and www.RunnersEdgeRaceTiming.com.
First Male and First Female across the Finish Line are the Overall winners. Age group awards will be based on chip to chip time.
The race will start and finish in Columbian Park and wind through the historic Columbian Park Zoo Neighborhood for exactly 3.1 miles. Volunteers will be available along the route to provide directional assistance.
Special awards will be given to the overall male and female winners. In addition, prizes will be given to the male and female winners in each age category. Age categories are: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-70 and over 70.
A Kids' fun run will take place at 9:30am on Columbian Park Zoo grounds. There is no entry fee and a prize will be given to all children who participate.
The Kids’ Fun Run is geared towards children under the age of 8 years. Please register your child for the free Kids’ Fun Run.
6:30-7:15am: Pre-Registration time
8:00am: Race Begins
9:15am: Race Results announced (winners only) and Awards Ceremony
9:30am: Kids' Fun Run
No refunds will be granted.