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 freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.