Q: Are you offering a Virtual Run? 
A: Yes! See registration details for more information on the Virtual Run!  

Q: What time should I arrive on race day? 
A: We encourage all participants and spectators to arrive by 7:15 a.m. to ensure parking availability and allow for adequate time, warm up, and get to the starting line at the Zoo Atlanta front gates. 

Q: Where can we park for the race? 
A: Metered parking is available in the parking lot on Cherokee Avenue and in the Grant Park Gateway parking facility on Boulevard. Parking areas are owned by the City of Atlanta and managed by AAA Parking. Sorry, but event registration does not include parking validation. To learn more about parking, click here.

Q: What will the weather be like in Atlanta during April? 
A: In April in Atlanta, the average high-temperature is 72.5°F, and the average low-temperature is 51.4°F. 

Q: Is there a bag check? 
A: No, there will not be a bag check available. Please plan to only bring items you are willing to carry with you.

Q: Will there be food? 
A: Yes, light refreshments will be provided at the After Party (while supplies last). We will only allow race participants access to the After Party. 

Q: Are spectators allowed? 
A: Considering the race course, spectators will not be allowed inside the Zoo. Spectators can cheer on runners at the start line and along the course in Grant Park. Spectators may purchase a general admission ticket or present their Zoo Atlanta Membership for entry into the Zoo at 10 a.m.

Q: Is there a rain date? 
A: No, the Run Like Wild event will take place rain or shine! Should severe weather cause a cancellation, runners are encouraged to complete their race virtually.

Q: Can I get a refund if I can no longer attend? 
A: Registration for fundraising events like Run Like Wild are non-refundable. 


Q: Are there porta-potties on the course? 
A: Restrooms will be available at the starting line, at various locations along the course, and at the After Party. 

Q: Are baby joggers, strollers, or pets allowed on the course? 
A: Unfortunately, we will not permit baby joggers and strollers on the 5K course. Pets are not permitted on Zoo Atlanta grounds. 

Q: Are headphones allowed during the race? 
A: For safety concerns, we strongly encourage participants to abstain from using headphones during this race. 

Q: How will I be timed? 
A: Professional chip and gun times will be provided by Orion Racing. 

Q: Is there a course map? 
A: Yes, we will have the race course map available soon.  

Q: Is this considered a Peachtree Road Race Qualifier?
A: Yes!


Q: Can I stop to take photos of animals? 
A: Of course! You are welcome to stop to view animals along the way. To keep the race moving, we ask to you limit your time in front of habitats to one minute.   

Q: Can I visit the Zoo after the race?  
A: Yes! You will be able to enjoy the Zoo after the award ceremony when the Zoo is open to the public.