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Jungle Jog 2021 Virtual 5k Run and Walk

Jungle Jog 2021 Virtual 5k Run and Walk

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Anywhere - July 18, 2021 / 7:00 am

Thanks to everyone for registering! If you weren’t able to pickup your packet you are able to pick it up any day of this week (including the weekend) right at the Zoo front office anytime between 10-4! Make sure to get your run or walk 5K in any time between now and July 26th and don’t forget to submit your photos on our Facebook event page under the category of your choosing (see below for more info)!  Your registration fees directly support the Zoo’s education and conservation programs at your Zoo and in our community. 




Not sure where to run your 5k? Check out these great routes from our friends at Rochester Running Company.:

Trail route that circles Seneca Park Zoo

Road 5K through Seneca Park.

Route along the Genesee, over the footbridge, to Maplewood Park

Beautiful route along the Gorge Overlook trail

Jungle Jog Photo Contest 

We are very excited about this year’s virtual run/walk, and are pleased to announce the Medved Jungle Jog Photo Contest! We provide the categories. You provide the photo! Photos must be taken while you are walking or running your 5k between July 18th – 26th!

Photo categories:

  • Best family photo
  • Best ‘furry friend’ photo
  • Best nature photo
  • Photo of the most participants from a single business/company/family/community group (socially-distanced please!)
  • Running or walking the 5k from farthest away from Rochester

Post your photos on the Jungle Jog 5k Facebook event page for everyone to see! Include your category in the comments. You can enter one or more photos for any/all categories. New this year – YOU be the judge! Voting will be open through July 31st, and the photo in each category with the most likes wins! Winners will receive cool Zoo prizes!

Thank you to our presenting sponsor:

And supporting sponsors:

Jungle Jog 2021 Bib
Jungle Jog 2021 Shirt
Jungle Jog 2021 Bandana

This year your fundraising efforts support Lion conservation efforts right here at the zoo and around the world. International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List status: Vulnerable. African lions are protected under CITES Appendix II. They are part of the Zoo’s Species Survival Plan (SSP) Program. It is believed that during the past two decades, the lion population has declined by nearly 30 percent. Main threats listed by IUCN are indiscriminate killing by humans and prey base depletion. Other problems include habitat loss, agricultural expansion and geographic isolation of different groups. 

Please contact [email protected] or call 585.295-7388 for questions/details.


July 18, 2021 @ 7:00 am
July 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am
$25 – $45
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United States

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