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Run for Rhinos 2022

September 17, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Celebrate the 3rd annual Run for Rhinos with the Buffalo Zoo from the comfort of your home, on a local outdoor trail or road, or in person on September 17. Our Virtual 5K race is a great and fun way to train for other events or just get some exercise. So, whether you run on a treadmill, jog around the neighborhood, or walk around the block, the Run for Rhinos is an ideal way to get in shape while supporting the Buffalo Zoo! Gather your family, friends, colleagues, and neighbors to create a team—near and far can participate! Back this year: an in-person race for the first 200 registrants that includes a race through Delaware Park and ends in the Buffalo Zoo. Your race registration includes a ticket to the Zoo on September 17.

This year, we are raising funds for the Sumatran Rhino Rescue and the Buffalo Zoo. The Sumatran Rhino Rescue is a groundbreaking approach to conservation that brings together the Government of Indonesia, leading international conservation organizations, local experts and conservation practitioners, and supporters from around the world to save the Sumatran Rhino from extinction.

All registrants (virtual and in-person) will receive a race t-shirt and finisher medal that can either be picked up or mailed. If you do not want to physically pick up your packet, please select the race packet shipping option at check-out to ensure you receive your t-shirt and medal. All shipments will be mailed starting the week of October 3. Click here for packet pickup information.

Share your photos on social media using the hashtag #RunForRhinos and tag the Buffalo Zoo!

The Run for Rhinos is brought to you by the Buffalo Zoo and the ProZoo Board of the Buffalo Zoo.


In-Person 5K Run/Walk

Date: September 17. 2022

Time: 8:30am–10:30am

Price: $40

Registration Deadline: September 16, 2022


Virtual 5K Run/Walk

Date: Now through September 30, 2022

Price: $25




September 17, 2022
8:30 am - 10:30 am


ProZoo Board of the Buffalo Zoo
View Organizer Website

An event at the Zoo is unlike any other!