Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Run for the Zoo For Community & Elite.(Final)

Byline: Rick Wright Journal Staff Writer

The 18th annual Run for the Zoo, in recent years New Mexico's largest running event, is scheduled for Sunday morning.

Late registration ($30 for adults, $15 for kids 14 and under) is available today from 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. at Just For Feet, 4600 Cutler NE. Registrations also will be accepted Sunday before the race. Race-day fees increase to $35 and $20.

The event, staged by the New Mexico Zoological Society and presented by Presbyterian Hospital as lead sponsor, is a benefit for the Rio Grande Zoo.

Four years ago, the Run for the Zoo hit an all-time high of more than 8,300 participants for its four events (10-kilometer run, 5-kilometer run, 5K Fitness Walk, 1-Mile Fun Run). …

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