There are more than 1,600 animals at the NC Zoo and you can run alongside them this Saturday at the Third Annual "Run Wild 5K!" Runners and walkers will get to hear wolves howl and lions roar while running the unique course.
The race will start promptly at 7:30 on Saturday morning, registration begins one hour earlier. The prize for the first place male and female winners is a one-year membership to the zoo. It costs $30 for adults and $25 for youths. Every participant gets a race t-shirt and free child admission with a paid adult ticket. Space is limited with only 600 participants allowed.
The race is sponsored by the North Carolina Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (NC AAZK).
Click here for more information about the race and here for more info about the zoo.