Run for Wildlife 5k's

The Run for Wildlife Spring & autumn 5k!

Date: 28.04.19 (autumn 13.10.19)

Venue: The Yorkshire Wildlife Park - Doncaster

Capacity: 1200 (spring event now over 80% full)

Distance: 5km

Price: £22.00 (includes day pass to park) 

Start time: 09:00


Curly's, the Yorkshire Wildlife Park and the YWP Foundation team are back for 2019 with the triple award winning walk, jog,run safari!

In 2018 we were awarded the best regional and national 5k at the national running awards. We've already won the 2019 best 5k in Yorkshire yet again and are heading off to the nationals in April

If you want to vote for us ,please vote here.

With the last three events all sold out, we're very excited to be back on April the 28th!

Run alongside some amazing animals including Lions, Giraffes, Rhinos, Baboons and many more.

Go for a PB on this fully UK athletics licensed course or complete with friends for fun in fancy dress (we have some prizes!)

You can also fundraise and help further support the great work the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation does. 

The information pack is full of information (odd that!) so have a read through :)


Want to know what you're signing up for? go check out some event photos here!

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This years theme & Clothing design!

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Ussuri Brown Bears :)...The mammals are on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species due to their vulnerability to habitat loss, illegal hunting and capture, and being poached for body parts and skins :(

In July 2018, Yorkshire Wildlife Park was at the centre of a project to re-home four mature brown bears from Japan.

Simply add a t-shirt when you enter. If you have entered but would like to add more, then you can log in and amend your entry here

We will have very limited spares on the day for sale. 

Run for Wildlife 5k's

The Yorkshire Wildlife Foundation

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park is home to the charity The Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation. The Foundation was created in 2013 to inspire people to support conservation and welfare. YWPF’s charitable objectives are to promote and advance the conservation and welfare of endangered wildlife both in their natural habitat and in captivity and to educate and inspire the public

Find out more

FANCY HELPING MORE?

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The Run for Wildlife events help to raise awareness and support fundraising for the Foundation. 

Your entry fee supports the foundation, as does adding a t-shirt or making a direct donation when you enter.

You can also fundraise as part of running the event and ask friends, family or work colleagues to donate. Run in fancy dress or maybe it's your first ever run. Whatever your reason for running it, you can rest assured that you will be helping the Foundation to support more animals.


You'll find a handy manual sponsorship form and fundraising pack here

Or you can support via just giving by clicking the link below. 

Start fundraising

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