Walkers, runners enjoy 37th annual ‘Run for the Zoo’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Runners took to the streets near the BioPark Sunday morning for the 37th annual “Run for the Zoo.”

Athletes could choose from a half marathon to a one-mile run and all the distances in between. For the participants who didn’t want to run, they were encouraged to do a 5K or one-mile walk.

Many runners said they’ve been training for the event for months. Those who took part in the annual event received a t-shirt and free zoo admission after the run.

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Medals were also awarded to the top three male and female age group runners for each distance.

The “Run for the Zoo” raises funds that benefit the ABQ BioPark Zoo.

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