Red, White and Zoo 5K Fun Run

Red white and Zoo

Date: July 3rd

7:00 a.m. – Race Day Registration & Vendor Area
8:15 a.m. – 5k Zoo Run
8:30 a.m. – 2K Zoo Walk

Register Online

This event is rain or shine.

Race Information

Celebrate your freedom to run wild at the Philadelphia Zoo! Kick off the Independence Day festivities with a morning 5k fun run through America’s first zoo. Afterwards, experience the Zoo as its just waking up and the animals are first stepping out into their trailways.

Anyone is welcome to participate in the Red, White and Zoo 5K Fun Run. Prizes will be awarded for male and female categories for each ten-year age group.

Spectators are welcome to attend with the purchase of a spectator admission ticket. Anyone ages two and up is required to have a ticket.

Short-sleeve technical running shirt guaranteed to all who register by June 15th and free to all registrants while supplies last. Registration also includes free full-day entry into the Philadelphia Zoo


  • Male and female award categories
  • Top 3 overall
  • 10-year age groups

Timing and Results

Results will be posted live at the Chester County Running Store website. The disposable My Laps Bibtag system will be used to ensure quick, accurate results for all our finishers.