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Austin Gorilla Run


Austin Zoo


10808 Rawhide Trail
Austin , TX, 78736
United States


The event has already taken a place at this date: 
5K start: 9am silverback runners | 9:05am walkers & joggers


All Ages
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Join us for the 7th Annual Austin Gorilla Run on Saturday, January 28th at Camp Mabry. Register today!

2017 gorilla suit and race packet pick up schedule:


Wednesday, January 25th from 5-7pm at Haymaker – 2310 Manor Rd. Austin, TX 78722

Thursday, January 26th from 5-7pm at Blackfinn Ameripub – 11410 Century Oaks Terrace Austin, TX 78758

Friday, January 27th from 4-6pm at Third Base Austin – 9600 S IH 35 #B Austin, TX 78748

Race Day Saturday, January 28th – Visit the Registration area from 7-8:30am at Camp Mabry

Can’t make it to one of the scheduled packet pick ups? No problem. Friends or family members may pick up your gorilla suit!


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January 28, 2017


Registration from 7:00am to 8:30am

Most Creative Costume Contest: 8:30am

5K start: 9am silverback runners | 9:05am walkers & joggers


The race starts and finishes at the Camp Mabry Parade Field (2200 W 35th St. Austin, TX 78703). An after party with food, drinks & music will follow. ★IMPORTANT! Valid ID’s are required for entry into Camp Mabry!


Click here for course map.


Where can I park?

Parking will be at Camp Mabry – click here for map.


How Long?

The course is approximately 5K that will be easy for the walkers and kids. You may run or walk.  Please note: no wheels (with the exception of strollers) will be allowed due to insurance requirements. Click here for course map.



To secure your place, all participants need to pay a non-refundable registration fee. The pricing structure is as follows:


CategoryUntil 1/27/171/28/17

First Time Adult Gorilla$99.95$109.95

First Time Adult Banana$60.00$70.00

Returning Adult Gorilla$40.00$50.00

First Time Little Gorilla*$30.00$40.00

Returning Little Gorilla*$15.00$25.00

*Note: Little Gorillas are 12 and under. Our costumes for kids fit up to 4’11″.  There will be an additional charge for adult suit upgrades.


Please be aware there is a processing fee for the use of credit cards.


The gorilla suit is yours to keep!