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Riverbanks Run

Make tracks to Riverbanks for one wild 5K race that benefits wildlife conservation! Riverbanks Run will wind through the park’s scenic back roads, cross the Saluda River, and pass some of the most popular exhibits in the Zoo.

The 5K starts promptly at 7:15 am with staggered starts. The event will be held rain or shine.

Wednesday, March 15 – Friday, May 12 at 4:59 pm 

(Advance registration only. There will be no day-of registration. Limited capacity, tickets may sell out.)

Entry Fee: $35 for Riverbanks members; $45 general public.

Includes a commemorative Riverbanks Run T-shirt*, drink ticket**, chip timing, and award eligibility.

*T-shirts are not guaranteed after 4/19/2023.

**Drink tickets are valid from 5/13/2023 through 5/21/2023.

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
500 Wildlife Parkway, Columbia, SC 29210
Thursday, May 11 and Friday, May 12 from 11:00am–6:00pm at Strictly Running (2515 Devine Street).

All proceeds support the care and conservation of the animals and plants at Riverbanks and beyond.


May 13 2023


7:15 am - 9:45 am

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Riverbanks Zoo
500 Wildlife Pkwy, Columbia, SC 29210
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