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Walk for the Wild 5k

Sunday, May 1, 7:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Event Details

Walk for the Wild is an in-person 5k supporting the Houston Zoo’s wildlife-saving programs. Bring your herd, come to the Zoo, and get your steps in!

How you will help save wildlife:

Fundraise: Support saving animals around the world—from sea turtles off the Texas Gulf Coast to Asian elephants in Borneo. Help us reach our goal of $150,000! You can earn prizes for being the top individual fundraiser or being apart of the top fundraising team!

Spread the Word: Post about Walk for the Wild on social media and encourage your family & friends to get involved! Tag #HouZooWalkWild

Bring Your Herd: Join us on May 1 as we Walk for the Wild at the Houston Zoo! Enjoy a morning of walking, animals, and an After Party!

Registration Information

Registration is now closed for the Zoo’s Walk for the Wild 5k.


Dates to pick up your T-shirt will be announced via email to all registered participants. T-shirts can also be picked up at Walk for the Wild on May 1.