Let your wild thing run free!

Come to the most exotic Running Festival on the planet!  A race weekend like none other, hosted on the grounds of the world’s oldest and largest open acreage sanctuary for rescued Lions, Tigers, Bears, Wolves and more!  It’s like being in the Serengeti or Black Forest just 30 minutes from Downtown Denver!


Stimulate your senses, challenge your limits and uncage the animal within you!

No matter what your skill level, we have a Course that’s ready and waiting for you!  This is where the wild things are!

Presented by The Wild Animal Sanctuary

Registration is now open for 2015

A World-Class event in the most unique setting you've ever seen. Come, enjoy...

  1. 5K Family Fun Walk/Run/Bike
  2. 5K Competition Race (3.1 Miles)
  3. 10K Competition Race (6.2 Miles)
  4. HALF Marathon (13.1 Miles)
  5. FULL Marathon (26.2 Miles)
  6. ULTRA 100K Marathon (62.137 Miles)

  • 5K & 10K courses revised to be contained within The Sanctuary's 720 acres = NO BUSES!
  • Addition of 62.3 mile - 100K Ultra Marathon!
  • Multiple LIVE-Split Timing Stations!
  • Free App To Track Your Run!
  • Custom-designed Event Shirts!
  • Custom-designed Participant Medals!
  • Custom-designed Finisher Medals!
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Age Division Medals!
  • Live Results Kiosks with printed results with a simple touch of the finger!
  • Awards Ceremony!
  • LIVE Entertainment!
  • Tons Of Scrumptious Food!
  • Arts, Crafts and Unique Vendors!
  • Face Painting & more!

Discounted Early Registration is now open for the 2015 event. Please keep checking back regularly for updates on race courses, entertainment, spectator events and more!
Get a PDF Copy of the Race Flyer HERE
Saturday June 6th & 
Sunday June 7TH 
Free Sanctuary Tour With Paid Registration!
(a $15 value)
The Wild Animal is a registered 501(c)(3) Charitable Nonprofit organization. We're a large acreage sanctuary for rescued exotic animals. Your donations make it possible for us to serve these majestic creatures, giving them a life of dignity. Any donation, large or small, helps the animals directly. Please consider making a contribution today.
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