Run for a purpose at this year’s Cheetah Run!

Cheetah Run/Walk 5K and Cheetah Cub Run are happening this Sunday Aug 26 at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden (3400 Vine Street Cincinnati), beginning at 8 a.m.

Participate in a one-of-a-kind course that winds its way through and around the Zoo! Prizes will be awarded to the first 10 men and 10 women who complete the 5K. Chip-timing at the start and finish line that will give real-time, accurate race results. Enjoy post-race refreshments!

Registration for non-members is only $40 and members are $35. You can register today at http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/cheetah-run/. Registration includes zoo admission, as well! The Cheetah Run proceeds benefit the Cincinnati Zoo, one of the oldest non-profits in the city.

After the Cheetah Run/Walk 5K, the FREE Cheetah Cub run will take place! Children 12 and under who participate in the Cub Run will receive a ribbon when they cross the finish line. No registration required for the Cheetah Cub Run.

Watch cheetahs do what they do best… run! Don’t miss a special 9:30 a.m. Cheetah Run at the Cathryn Hilker Running Yard.

Make plans to come out and enjoy the Cheetah Run while helping raise funds for a wonderful cause!

Tess Abney is a writer and artist from the Quad-Cities who enjoys writing on a variety of topics.