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2018 Phoenix Zoo Move and Groove 5K and 1 Mile...

  • 1 Mile Run/Walk :- Run 1 Mile
  • 5K Run/Walk :- Run 3.1 Miles
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Papago Park
625 N Galvin Parkway

_ The 2018 Phoenix Zoo Move and Groove 5K and 1 Mile:

If you are passionate about animals, the natural world and fitness, then Zoo Move and Groove is the event for you!  

Join the Phoenix Zoo for an entire day that celebrates getting healthy and staying fit...with an animal twist!  

There will be a timed 5K race for runners and a 1 mile leisure loop for families/walkers.

Admission into the Zoo is included with your registration.  After the race, enjoy animal yoga, Zoo-robics and more at the fit festival inside the Zoo!

Ages 2 and under are FREE to participate*

Be sure to register early to save!  Pricing increases to $45 on race day.

*All participants with paid registration receive a shirt.  

For a donation of $10 with proceeds benefiting the Asian elephants, you can purchase a medal, which will be given out at the Finish Line.

Event details and schedule


5K Course Map

1 Mile Course Map

Mail-in Registration Form

To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form!  Please make checks payable to StartLine Racing.


What You Get!


  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech shirt for ALL registered participants
  • Admission ticket into the Phoenix Zoo. Enjoy the Fit Festival inside the Zoo on race day.  All festival activities are included.  Click HERE for more information.

  • Pre- and Post-Race Party/Breakfast

  • Option to donate $10 to receive commemorative race medal featuring the Asian elephant.  Finisher medals are not included with standard registration fee.
  • Real Time Results and Photos on our Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google)

  • Course set/marked by StartLine Racing to maximize your experience!

  • Top three runners (for competitive 5K) - Prizes

    • #1 Male/Female – $50 Sole Sports gift certificate, Phoenix Zoo membership for four (4) people and Asian elephant plush 
    • #2 Male/Female – $25 Sole Sports gift certificate, four (4) daytime admission passes to the Phoenix Zoo and your choice of two Zoo shirts and tumblers
    • #3 Male/Female – $25 Sole Sports gift certificate, two (2) daytime admission passes to the Phoenix Zoo and a Zoo shirt and tumbler



Packet Pick-Up Opportunities


  • Friday March 9 2018 from 3:00 - 6:00pm at Sole Sports Tempe (map).
    • Sole Sports is located at 1006 E Warner Rd #104, Tempe, AZ 85284
  • Saturday March 11 2017 at Papago Park (race location) beginning at 7:00am.


Event Schedule


  • March 9 3:00 PM - Packet Pick-up at Sole Sports Tempe 3-6pm

  • March 10 7:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens

  • March 10 8:00 AM - 5K Begins

  • March 10 8:15 AM - 1 Mile Begins

  • March 10 9:15 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)

Race Day Information


  • Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 7:00am at Papago Park (map).

    • We accept cash, check, and credit cards (Visa or Master Card) on race day

  • Cost of registration on race day will be:

    • 5K/1 Mile - $45

    • Ages 2 and under are FREE!  Please note only paying participants receive an event shirt.  You may purchase additional shirts during the registration process.
  • Please NO pets

  • We welcome wheelchairs, strollers & wagons.

  • No roller blades, skateboards or motorized devices are allowed on the run or walk courses.



Other Info


-) 2018 race registration is open • Registration Information




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