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Posted on: March 17, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Kids can ‘Stampede’ through Spring River Zoo April 8

Kids Stampede

There is going to be a stampede at Spring River Zoo, but it’s not the animals that will be stampeding. The zoo will host a Kids Stampede on Saturday, April 8, that will offer children ages 12 and younger the opportunity for a fun half-mile run through the zoo with some special segments along the way at some of the animal exhibits.

The Kids Stampede begins at 9 a.m. Entry fee is $10.50 per child (adults can accompany their children during the run as needed). Children will run in their respective age groups: 10-12, 7-9, 4-6, and under 4. Registration can be done online or on the day of the event at the zoo beginning at 8 a.m. 

As the kids stampede through the zoo, they will go through six Stampede Stations at which they will do their best imitations of a particular animal’s method of locomotion. 

All participants will receive a medal and T-shirt. The top finishers will also get trophies.

For more information, call Spring River Zoo at 575-624-6760. 

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