Run for the Hills 5K & FUN RUN

August 10, 2019

Are you ready to Run for the Hills?

We're shaking things up this year! While you can still participate in our 5K, we are also introducing our very own FUN RUN! There will be LOADS of FUN at every challenge: get wet, get color, bounce, slither, crawl, run and more through our approximate 1 mile FUN RUN at Rolling Hills Zoo! Participate in all 9 challenges or be selective! 


6:00 a.m. - Registration / Packet Pick Up on the Restaurant Patio

7:00 a.m. - 5K Run

8:00 a.m. - FUN Run, includes these 9 challenges:

  • Flamingo Fling- Get your color on as you wave good-bye to our pink pals.
  • Save the Orangutans - Help save the orangutans by selecting the food items that do not contain palm oil. 
  • Foam Forest - Run through the foam forest if you dare.  With deforestation it might be the only forest left for future generations.
  • Prairie Dog Tunnel - Make like a prairie dog to crawl through this tunnel obstacle.
  • Snake Slither - Get your slither on with your best snake slither through the course.  
  • Kangaroo Corner - Bounce like a kangaroo through this obstacle.
  • Foraging Fun - As you run through this obstacle forge for a fun prize. 
  • Oil Spill! - Oil spills are a huge threat to the environment. Can you slide your way through this crazy oil spill? 
  • Penguin Plunge - You’re almost to the finish line as you take the penguin plunge. 

8:45 a.m. - Breakfast Served

9:00 a.m. - Award Ceremony on the Restaurant Patio


$25 Per Person
Join us for EITHER one or for BOTH runs for the same price! 

Included in your entry fee:

  • Complimentary Breakfast for you
  • Breakfast available any of Your Guests to Purchase ($)
  • Run for the Hills T-Shirt (Must register by 12:00 p.m. noon on July 29th to guarantee a Run for the Hills t-shirt in your size.)
  • Free Admission for the Day to the Zoo & Wildlife Museum, including our 20th Anniversary Celebration Gallery Show
  • 1/2 Price Admission for any of Your Guests
  • Professional Timing for 5K
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Medals for Select 5K Run Categories
  • Special Surprise Medals & Prizes for Select FUN Run Participants, such as Youngest, Dirtiest, MVP of Fun, Most Slithery, Bracelet Win, Most Colorful, Most Likely to Save the Planet, and Most Penguiny
ENTER for Run for the Hills 5K or Fun Run Here
Proceeds from this special event go to support Rolling Hills Zoo’s education programs, conservation efforts, exhibit enhancement and more! Now’s that something worth celebrating!