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Zoo Run Presented by Ochsner

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo

Saturday, November 12, 2022 8:00am–10:00am

2-Mile Race & Fun Run

Every participant receives a medal!

Run like a cheetah to our 17th annual Zoo Run 2-Mile Race and ½ Mile Kids' Fun Run presented by Ochsner! At the run, enjoy the scenery as you scamper, trot or gallop your way through BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo. All proceeds from the race support your Baton Rouge Zoo and international cheetah conservation efforts. Again this year, all participants earn a medal! After the race, participants are invited to join us for food, refreshments, and an award ceremony.

  • Online Registration is NOW CLOSED.
  • Come to Varsity Sports on Friday, 11/11 anytime from 11am-5pm to register on site.
  • Come to the Zoo Saturday, 11/12 starting at 6:30am to register on site.

Race Day

Race day registration will be located at the front entrance of the Zoo. Located just 15 minutes from downtown Baton Rouge, take Exit 8A off of I-110 North and turn right onto Highway 19. Continue to the second stop light and turn right onto Thomas Road. The Zoo entrance is one mile on the left.

On-Site Registration Begins 6:30am

Kids 1/2 Mile Fun Run Begins 7:30am

2 Mile Race Begins 8:15am

Chip Timing

Only 2-Mile runners will be timed. Your RFID timing chip will be attached to your race bib.

Race T-Shirts

Only participants who are pre-registered by October 25th are guaranteed a Zoo Run t-shirt on Race Day.

Entry Fees*

2 Mile Race

Adult/Youth Registration (Ages 11 and up)

  • Pre-registration (by Nov 11): $35
  • Race Day Registration: $40

1/2 Mile Fun Run

Child Registration (ages 10 and under)

  • Pre-registration: $20
  • Race Day Registration: $25

PLEASE NOTE: Whatever race you are registered for is the only race you will be timed in and eligible for awards.

Make Checks payable to:

Baton Rouge Zoo Foundation, 3601 Thomas Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70807


Overall awards to first male and female; masters and grand masters; and age group awards are as follows:

  • 0 - 10 Male and Female
  • 11 - 19 Male and Female
  • 20 - 29 Male and Female
  • 30 - 39 Male and Female
  • 40 - 49 Male and Female
  • 50 - 59 Male and Female
  • 60 - 69 Male and Female
  • 70 - 79 Male and Female
  • 80+ Male and Female

Early packet pick up will be on Friday, November 11th from 11am - 5pm at Varsity Sports at 2055 Perkins Rd. Baton Rouge

  Zoo Run Presented by Ochsner