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Making Your Donation Work!

Run on the Wild Side

Hosted by Wildlife Warriors and proudly presented by Scouts Queensland, this is a fun run like no other!

Join us on Sunday June 11, 2017 as we venture through Australia Zoo at dawn, passing some early rising animals while raising money for a worthy cause - wildlife conservation!

Take up the challenge of the 5 KM or 2.5 KM track and help us help wildlife.

*Registrations for the event close Saturday June 10 at 12pm.

Here are some last minute 'need-to-knows' for the big day!

Check-in and collect your Race Kit!

You can check-in for your race event from 6.00am - 6.45am at the registration table located in Australia Zoo's Carpark 3. Just follow the directions from our friendly staff and volunteers, or click here to download the full event site map!

Grab your race kit and join Khan the tiger and the team from Ezyfit for a group warm up before the races kick off at 7am!

Looking for some delicious breakfast food?

There will be food trucks onsite from 6.00am - 9.00am jam packed with delicious food and beverages.

  • Kick start your day with a coffee from the Espresso Mobile Cafe!
  • Grab a Smoothie or Acai Bowl from Raw & Co. Smoothie Bar!
  • Try some of Flippin Pancakes' Poffertjes with the works!

We've got something for the whole family!

Bring your entire family along to enjoy the event! The kids can have a go on the jumping castle, the adults can grab a bite to eat and together, we can cheer on the participants as they cross the finishing line!

Take a 'Sneak Peek' at the Wildlife Hospital!

Following the event, be sure to check out the viewing area at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital to get a glimpse of our lifesaving work and to see firsthand how your support helps us protect our native species.

Continue your day at Australia Zoo!

Just show the your green Run on the Wild Side wristband upon entry to receive 20% off admission prices to Australia Zoo on the 11th of June. Woo-hoo!

Remember to bank your funds to receive great prizes!

Fundraisers, remember to bank your funds through your Everyday Hero page by Friday June 16 to be in the running to win great prizes, including a special tour of the Wildlife Hospital with the Irwin family!*

*Terms and conditions apply

FUNDRAISING INCENTIVES

To celebrate the amazing achievements of our fundraisers, we have added some special incentives to reward your amazing efforts to help our cause to save one to save the species!

By becoming a Wildlife Warrior, you will be showing your dedication and commitment towards the conservation of wild things and wild places!

WIN GREAT PRIZES

Raise over $50 WW Water Bottle
Raise over $100 WW Navy/White Cap
Raise over $500 Wildlife Warriors Vol 1 DVD
Raise over $750 Wildlife Warriors Vol 2 DVD
Raise over $1,000 Echidna Encounter with Australia Zoo entry for family of four
Highest Fundraising Individual Cheetah Snapshot with Australia Zoo entry for two people *
Highest Fundraising Team Rhino Encounter with Australia Zoo entry for eight people

The highest fundraising individual and team will WIN a special tour of the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital with the Irwins!

*Please note Australia Zoo entry is included for both individual and team highest fundraiser prizes.

**Please note the encounter is available to guests aged 15 years and over.

***Please note to be eligible for the highest fundraising individual a min of $1,500 must be raised and banked by your unique Everyday Hero page by 11:59pm on 16th June 2017.

****Please note to be eligible for the highest fundraising team a min of $2,000 must be raised and banked by your registered team members on their unique Everyday Hero page by 11:59pm on 16th June 2017.

This event is proudly sponsored by:

Scouts QLD Ezyfit Health Club Bupa Hot 91

Event Awards sponsored by:

Brooks Running Blast Aqua Park Coolum Bli Bli Aqua Park

There will be delicious food and drink available onsite 6am-9am

Raw and Co. Smoothie Bar
Flippin Pancakes
Cafe Mobile

Thank you to our additional sponsors

Australia Zoo Emma and Tom