Run Like a Cheetah to the 16th Annual Zoo Run Run Presented by Ochsner Health

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo. Do you already know you want to run? Pre-registration is open now HERE

Run Like a Cheetah to the 16th Annual Zoo Run Run Presented by Ochsner Health

Run Like a Cheetah to the 16th Annual Zoo Run RunRun like a cheetah to the 16th annual Zoo Run Run 2-Mile Race and ½ Mile Kids’ Fun Run presented by Ochsner Health on November 13th! 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. You can pre-register here.

Race Day Details

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 stoplight 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

Entry Fees

Adult/Teen Registration
  • Pre-registration (by Nov 13): $30
  • Race Day Registration: $35
Child Registration (ages 12 and under)
  • Pre-registration: $17
  • Race Day Registration: $22

Make Checks Payable To:

Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70807


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

  • 0 – 12 Male and Female
  • 13 – 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 12th from 10 am – 5 pm at Varsity Sports at 2055 Perkins Rd. Baton Rouge

Run like a cheetah and get pre-registered today!

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