Q. Are spectators permitted to watch me run?
A. Yes however they will be limited to areas outside of the zoo inside of Roeding Park.
Q. What is the Saint Agnes Men’s Club?
A. Saint Agnes Men's Club is a dynamic group of philanthropic men, whose fundraising activities have benefited the Medical Center and its special programs since 1983. Fundraising events include Casino Night & Golf Championship, Summer Sizzle, and Me-n-Ed's Cross City Race. Additionally, they distribute gift packages to needy families during the holidays. Since its inception, Saint Agnes Men's Club members have generated more than $2 million to support Saint Agnes patient care services and community outreach programs.
Q: When and where is the event?
A. The Zoo Zoom takes place on Sunday, October 12, 2014. Check-in and registration opens at 6:00 a.m. Runners/walkers start at 7:00 a.m. and the Kids Fun Run starts at 8:30 a.m.
Q: How do I get there and where do I park?
Parking will be within Roeding Park and we will be using the main entrance on Olive.
Q: Is Zoo Zoom 5k a competitive race?
A. We consider it a fun event but the 5k is chip timed. The top three men and top three women will receive prizes in each age group. All participants in the Kid’s Fun Run will receive a medal and it is a non-timed event.
Q: How long is the course and where does it pass through?
A. The Run/Walk course is five kilometers, or 3.1 miles, and set within Fresno Chaffee Zoo and Roeding Park. The Kid’s Fun Run is approximately .75 miles and held entirely with the zoo. Parents may accompany their child and do not have register.
Q: Can I register on the day of the event?
A. Due to overwhelming popularity, we strongly recommend that you register in advance.
Q: When and where do I pick up my run bib and t-shirt?
A: You will be able to pick up your event shirt and race bib number at Sole 2 Soul Sports in River Park in Fresno on Saturday (October 11th) between 12pm-7pm.
If you can not attend packet pick up you can as early as 6:00am race morning to pick up your shirt and race bib number.
Q: Do I have to pay for zoo entry?
A. No, only if you would like to visit the zoo after the race. Tickets will be available at the main zoo entry gate.
Q: Are strollers permitted?
A. Yes we do allow strollers however we strongly urge you to start at the end of the starting pack for safety.
Q: What is the refund policy?
A. There are no refunds on registration fees or donations for the Zoo Zoom.
Q: What happens if it rains?
A. The run will take place rain or shine.
Q: Can I fill out my registration form by hand instead of online?
A. Yes you may register for the race at any Sole 2 Soul Sports location (Fresno, Visalia and Bakersfield).
Q. Do I get a Zoo Zoom event shirt?
A. Event shirts will be guaranteed to everyone who registers prior to October 1st.
Q: Will there be breakfast?
A. Light refreshments will be available to participants at the post-run health fair.
Q: What do Teams get?
A. Special reception area, a special gift and special award for winning team.
Q: What is the Team Challenge?
A. The team challenge allows you and 5 colleagues, friends or family members (max of 6) to run/walk as a group and compete against other groups in the valley. Each team will receive a special reception area, a special gift and special award for winning team.