Austin Gorilla Run | Kids Out and About Austin

Austin Gorilla Run

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!


Austin Zoo


10808 Rawhide Trail
Austin , TX, 78736
United States


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


All Ages