September 13, 2015

Lace up your running shoes!

Join thousands of runners and walkers as they lace up their running shoes for the annual Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo on Sunday, September 13, 2015!  The event includes 5K and 10K runs as well as a noncompetitive 1.5-mile Fun Walk.  Runners in the 5K and 10K events start at the Zoo’s Ten Mile Road entrance and wind through the scenic streets of Huntington Woods surrounding the Zoo.  Walkers follow a course past award-winning animal habitats as they stroll through Zoo grounds.  

Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo raises critical funds for the Ruth Roby Glancy Animal Health Complex and the veterinary care for the animals at the Detroit Zoo.

Online registration available soon! Event takes place rain or shine.



Govenor's Council On Physical Fitness

Run Wild Endorsement LogosRun Wild for the Detroit Zoohas been recognized by the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness as a quality physical activity event that significantly contributes to the health and well-being of Michigan residents. For more information about the Governor's Council's endorsement program, please visit

Sponsorship Opportunities

Don't miss this chance to partner with Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo!

Run Wild provides a unique way to connect your brand with the Detroit Zoo in a fun and memorable consumer experience while building your reputation through your support and dedication to animal health and welfare.
Run Wild offers five high-value partnership levels. Each level is supported by an array of exciting marketing and sales promotion benefits whose value well exceeds the partnership fee. We can also provide multiple-year agreements so you can lock-up Run Wild for years to come and keep this valuable asset out of the hands of your competition.

Contact Us

Race Contact:  
Julie Geisinger
Phone: (248) 336-5735
Email: [email protected] 

Sponsorship Contact:  
Roger Hurst
Phone: (248) 336-5721
Email:  [email protected]

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