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Run/Walk for the Penguins
October 14, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Waddle you do to help endangered African penguins? Join us for the 11th Annual Run/Walk for the Penguins!
One of the most popular species at Mystic Aquarium, our African penguins are important ambassadors to their endangered counterparts in the wild.
Put your best foot forward! Come out on race day and join us in our efforts to protect the African penguin.
7:30 AM Registration Opens
9:00 AM Walk/Run start
10:30 AM Kids Fun Race
11:30 AM Penguin Races in the Marine Theater
EVENT ACTIVITIES INCLUDE
• 5K Run or 3K Walk on a Picturesque All-Terrain Course
• Kid’s Race
• Penguin Photo Opps
• Meet and Greet with Mystic Aquarium’s Penguin Animal Care Specialists
• Meet Petey the Penguin
• Prizes for race category winners
All race participants receive complimentary admission to the Aquarium on race day!
Mystic Aquarium has been caring for African penguins for nearly 30 years! And, Mystic Aquarium is at the forefront of critically important conservation programs that seek to ensure the survival of this endangered species:
• African penguin Species Survival Plan (SSP)
• AZA’s Saving Animals From Extinction (SAFE)