• Minnesota Zoo -Shady Oaks Pavilion (map)
  • 13000 Zoo Boulevard
  • Apple Valley, MN 55124

Lace-up your shoes and make tracks to the Minnesota Zoo for our annual 5K run to save wildlife.  The 5K starts at Shady Oaks Picnic Pavilion and weaves into the Zoo, through Russia’s Grizzly Coast and around the Northern Trail.  Bring the whole family for a fun morning run through the Zoo. All runners will receive a Tiger Tracks t-shirt and free admission to the Zoo on race day. Strollers are allowed along the 5K course and kids’ run. The proceeds from the run support the Zoo’s conservation programs.

Event details and schedule

Tiger Tracks 5K & Kids’ Run

August 27, 2016

Shady Oaks Pavilion

5K – 8:00 a.m.

Kids’ ½ mile run – 8:45 a.m.

Packet Pick up - Friday, August 26, 4:00p - 6:00p   Shady Oaks Pavillion



Race cancellation and weather policy:
Events may be delayed, shortened or in rare circumstances cancelled, due to inclement weather.  This includes lightning, wind, heat, snow, or the threat of imminent severe weather that may harm or injure participants, staff, set up crew and bystanders. Event time frame includes setup, race and teardown. All possible attempts will be made to contact those involved by email, website and social media.  No refunds or transfers allowed.