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Run for the Zoo

May 5, 2024

Albuquerque, NM

Get ready to run like a cheetah at the wild and wildly fun Run for the Zoo half marathon! Join us on May 5th, 2024, in Albuquerque, NM, for a roaring good time. Unleash your inner animal, hoof it through the course, and pawsitively enjoy the wildest race in town!
Get ready to run like a cheetah at the wild and wildly fun Run for the Zoo half marathon! Join us on May 5th, 2024, in Albuquerque, NM, for a roaring good time. Unleash your inner animal, hoof it through the course, and pawsitively enjoy the wildest race in town!
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About The Run for the Zoo

Come join me on May 5, 2024, for an exhilarating race through the heart of Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the annual Run for the Zoo half marathon! As a passionate half marathon runner, I can assure you that this race promises to be an experience like no other.

Hosted within the enchanting ABQ BioPark, this race offers a stunning backdrop of picturesque landscapes and lush greenery as you navigate the course. With each stride, you’ll be supporting the zoo’s mission to conserve and protect the incredible wildlife that calls this park their home.

Albuquerque, fondly known as the Land of Enchantment, is a city rich in culture and charm. From the vibrant Old Town with its adobe architecture and art galleries to the mesmerizing Sandia Mountains that serve as the backdrop, there is no shortage of beauty to behold.

In early May, you can expect perfect running conditions. The weather will be mild, with average temperatures ranging from 57F to 76F (14C to 24C). The morning air will be crisp, invigorating you as you lace up your running shoes and prepare for the race of a lifetime.

But what truly sets Run for the Zoo apart is the atmosphere of pure joy and camaraderie. As you sprint alongside fellow runners, the echoing cheers from enthusiastic spectators and zoo visitors will fill you with a contagious energy. Crossing the finish line, you’ll be greeted by the triumphant roar of the crowd and the satisfaction of knowing you’ve made a difference for our furry friends.

So, whether you’re a seasoned half marathon runner or a first-timer looking for an unforgettable experience, mark your calendars for May 5, 2024, and let’s chase our dreams while making the world a better place, one stride at a time. Get ready to ignite your passion and let the wild spirit of Albuquerque carry you to the finish line!

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