Plan your recuperation from the indulgence of Derby and sign up for the Throo the Zoo 5k Run/Walk on May 8, 2010.
Register now through May 5th at Fleet Feet Sports, 1500 Bardstown Rd., or register online for only $25. Late registration is $30 on May 6-7 at Fleet Feet Sports between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., or $35 on race day, Saturday, May 8th in the Zoo bus parking from 7:00 a.m. until 7:45 p.m.
Runners, walkers, and general animal lovers are welcome, including the whole family! Kids in strollers or children walking without race numbers are free with race registration.
Your registration fee includes healthy post-race refreshments, door prizes, and FREE zoo admission for the day. And, the first 1,500 participants will receive a commemorative Throo the Zoo 5k T-shirt. All proceeds from the race benefit the Louisville Zoo.
Prefer walking at your own pace?
Join the Norton Healthcare Get Healthy Walking Club for Zoo Walkers. To become a member of this free program, call (502) 629-1234. Zoo walkers can meet to walk Monday - Saturday between 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., before zoo hours, between March 1st and October 30th. Twilight hours are added in June and July on Thursdays and Fridays from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., after zoo hours.
Go ahead and enjoy that Derby Pie, then pull yourself up by your shoestrings, and get moving at the Louisville Zoo.
Photo: Louisville Zoo