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Run for the Wild

Raising Money And Awareness For Elephants At YOUR Topeka Zoo!
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When Aug 25, 2012
from 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Contact Phone 785-273-1456
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Raising Money And Awareness For Elephants At YOUR Topeka Zoo!

It's time to lace up those shoes and get ready for the 2nd Annual Gary Clarke Run For The Wild!  The event scheduled for Saturday, August 25, will feature a 4 mile chip-timed run and a 1 mile fun run/walk. The unique race will wind through scenic Gage Park and surrounding neighborhoods and conclude back at the Topeka Zoo.
The "Run" is also a walk - all families are encouraged to grab their strollers and head out to experience a beautiful morning at Gage Park and the Topeka Zoo.
Following the run and presentation of awards, we will "Party With The Pachyderms" at the elephant yard where you will meet Tembo and Sunda, the zoos resident elephants.  Watch Sunda play soccer, Tembo paint, and tour their barn where you will learn about the care they receive at the Topeka Zoo.  While there, learn why elephants are endangered and what we can all do to preserve this beautiful species!



Help Raise Funds For Our Elephants

Earn Exciting Incentive Prizes!

Run for the Wild is a fundraiser and each participant is asked to aim for a minimum goal of $100 beyond their registration fee. Ask everyone you know for their support of this very important cause and in return, you may earn a one-of-a-kind animal adventure.


Raise $100 and you will earn a tour of the Zoo's Commissary OR a $10 gift card to Garry Gribbles Running Sports!

Raise $250 and you will earn an opportunity to watch the elephants get a bath OR a $25 gift card to Garry Gribbles Running Sports!

Raise $500 and you will earn a private painting session with Tembo, the zoos African Elephant OR a $50 gift card to Garry Gribbles Running Sports!

Raise $1000 and you will earn a Pachyderm Party for 10 with Tembo and Sunda OR a $100 gift card to Garry Gribbles Running Sports!


Upon registering, use our on-line fundraising tool to boost your fundraising efforts!



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