ZooZilla Run for the Gorillas 5K

ZooZilla Run for the Gorillas 5K
Date Jul 2021 (TBD)
Distance 5k
Course Type Road

Race Information

Run wild at this year’s ZooZilla Run for the Gorillas 5K! Runners, joggers, and walkers of all ages are welcome to participate in one of Pittsburgh’s most challenging courses to support our gorilla troop and World Gorilla Day.  Racers will weave through the Zoo enjoying the views and scenery as the Zoo wakes up for the day. 

New this year, this race is offering a kids Ele-FUN-Run for our youngest Zoo supporters in honor of Elephant Appreciation Day!

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