This September 14th, be here and get your feet moving for conservation in GVZoo’s first ever race event! With a 5KM Turtle Dash and 1KM Hatchling run, there’s something for all the family to get involved in.
Yes, your admission to the zoo is included so you can go visit your favourite furry friends after the race!
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The cost of the registration fee covers the associated costs of organizing the event, including, safety, a medical team, the souvenir shirt, finisher medal, personalized bib which provides an official time run on a measured course. All profits will go towards funding conservation projects at GVZoo as well as the following groups: Wildlife Preservation Canada, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society and International Rhino Foundation.
We will be giving each entrant goodies including a shirt and a medal. There will also be post-race snacks all included with your registration.
Yes! Parents bringing a child to the zoo must either be registered for the 5k race OR pay the Spectator Fee.
No, dogs/pets are not allowed in our facility.
Timings & Directions
Our address is 5048 264 St, Aldergrove, BC V4W 1N7.
Pay parking is a $6.00 flat rate. Parking meters are found just inside the Zoo's entrance.
Saturday, September 14th 9:45AM.
Saturday, September 14th 9:30AM.
Registration & Ticketing
Entry fees are non-refundable and cannot be deferred to next year. It is the responsibility of the entrant to pick up their race kit from registration.
Unfortunately, we are not offering a family rate in that instance. The family package offers 2 adults to run the 5km race and 2 kids to run the 1km race.
Yes! We do have a spectator fee.
Donations & Conservations
You can learn more on the Conservation tab on the GVZoo website. Including our Western Painted Turtle project. We also regularly share conservation stories on our social media channels and encourage you to follow us, the links are at the bottom of this page.