The City of Roswell Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting the annual Race for the Zoo Saturday, May 13. The event will begin at 8 a.m. at Spring River Park and Zoo at 1306 E. College Blvd.
The event features a variety of races: A 10k run, 10k walk, 5k run, and 5k walk. Participants in each race will compete in nine age divisions for both men and women. Age divisions are 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-70, and 70 and over. Overall male and female winners in both races will receive awards. First- through third-place finishers will receive medals in each age group. T-shirts will be given to all participants and drawings for door prizes will take place following the races.
Entry forms are available at the Roswell Adult & Recreation Center at 807 N. Missouri Ave. or online at www.active.com. Registration on race day will be from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. at Spring River Park and Zoo. Packet pick up will be May 12 at Spring River Park and Zoo from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. or on race day from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Pre-registration is $30 through May 12. Registration is $35 on race day.
For more information, call (575) 624-6719 or send a message on the Roswell Adult and Recreation Center Facebook page.