Cosley Zoo hosts a variety of events every year, including the popular Run for the Animals in June and The Festival of Lights & Christmas Tree Sales in December.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 | 7am-10am
MARY LUBKO CENTER
208 W. Union, Wheaton
- Homemade pancakes & scrambled eggs
- Breakfast potatoes & sausage
- English muffins
- Chick-fil-A breakfast sandwiches
- Juice, milk & coffee
Cooked and served by:
$6 seniors (55+)/ children (2-12)
Proceeds benefit Cosley Zoo.
Tickets can also be purchased on site.
- Gerald Subaru
- Art pape – Foundation President
35th Annual Run for the Animals
Saturday, June 4, 2016 | Memorial Park, Wheaton
Race Start: 5K/10K – 7:30am; 1/2-Mile – 8:45am
5K – 10K – 1/2-Mile Zippity Zoo
Download a 2016 Race Route (PDF)
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Online registration closes on May 30, 2016
Registration on Race Day: 5K/10K registrations accepted from 6-7:15am;
Zippity Zoo registrations accepted from 6-8:30am.
Packet Pick Up: Wednesday, June 1 and Thursday, June 2 (8A to 8P)
Wheaton Park District Community Center, 1777 S. Blanchard, Wheaton, IL
Please note: For participants’ safety, NO bicycles, in-line skates, strollers, other-wheeled vehicles (except wheelchairs or other accessibility devices). Animals are also NOT permitted on the race course or in Memorial Park (except for service animals). All registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Interested in volunteering? Click here.
Interested in becoming at 2016 Run for the Animals event sponsor? Contact Carey Moreland at 630.510.4961 or at email@example.com.
Let Parks Plus Fitness Center help you get ready!
Members can utilize the fitness center for their Cross Training days. Not sure you want to join yet, try us out. If you are a Wheaton Park District resident
take advantage of your FREE DAY to workout (available once/year) and ask about how you can make it a FREE WEEK! Also, take advantage of stretching sessions Saturday mornings in May!
The Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals 10K is a CARA Runners’ Choice Circuit Race
For more information, please visit: http://www.cararuns.org/
Cosley Zoo Uncorked Wine Tasting
Thursday, July 21, 2016 | 5:30-8:00 pm | Cosley Zoo
Enjoy an evening of wine, appetizers, live music, complimentary chair massages, and a chance to win terrific raffle prizes – all to benefit Cosley Zoo!
$40 per person
$75 per couple
Cosley Classic Golf Outing
Monday, August 1, 2016 | 10:30 AM to 8:00 PM (CDT) |Arrowhead Golf Club
Enjoy a day on the beautiful Arrowhead Golf Club in support of the Cosley Foundation. Registration includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, steak dinner, on-course drinks, gimmick holes, raffle, and silent auction.
Interested in supporting this event? Please view the Sponsorship Opportunities Packet (PDF).
Interested in sponsorship?
Contact TJ Hicks, Cosley Foundation Director of Development at 630.210.2875 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in sponsoring an event?
Please contact Margie Wilhelmi, Director of Marketing, at 630-510-4984 or email@example.com.
Benefiting Cosley Zoo
Proceeds from all events support Cosley Zoo and its activities, including educational programs and wildlife conservation.