ZSL Whipsnade Zoo Stampede

7 Jun 2015 09:30 - 12:30

Both the 10K and 2K events take runners past some of the world's most incredible animals. By taking part in this prestigious event and raising much needed funds for ZSL, you will be helping the charity to carry out its vital work to conserve endangered species.


Event Information

Gates to the event open at 8:30am. The 10k will commence at 9:30am and the 2K will commence at 11:00am. Registration fees include entry into the zoo for the day, car parking for all runners, chip timing for the 10K and 2K events and medals for all finishers. • Prizes will be presented to the first 3 males, first 3 females, first mixed team of 3 runners of the 10k and the winner of the 2k. Please see below for Spectator information.

To register your interest please email fundraisingevents@zsl.org


Fundraise for ZSL

Fundraising for the Lions400 campaign

All funds raised from the London Zoo Stampede event will go towards our Lions campaign. With just 400 Asian Lions left in the wild, you will be supporting the urgent work needed to ensure the future of Asian Lions in India and create a stunning home for ZSL London Zoo’s Asiatic Lions.

Asian Lions survive only in the Gir Forest in Western India but this tiny isolated population is vulnerable to disaster, disease and inbreeding.  The lions share the Gir Forest protected area with over 15,000 people who use the land to graze cattle. Human – wildlife conflict is escalating with more than 40% of lion deaths now linked to humans. Resolving these clashes between lions and humans is the most important challenge for conservation.

Once you have registered for the London Stampede, you can start fundraising straight away! Set up your personal fundraising page here and we will support you every step of the way!

If every runner who takes parts in the London Stampede raised just £50, this would raise a staggering £50,000 which would be an incredible achievement towards the Lions400 campaign.


    Spectators (Including Parents and Guardians of those running)

    All spectators will need to pay entry fees into ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. Friends and family wishing to come along and support you will receive a 10% discount on entry fees if they book online before the day of the event. Once registration is received from a runner, they will receive a discount code to pass onto friends and family. This can be found on the runners registration confirmation email along with further instructions. This discount offer is only valid for ticket purchased for the 8th June and is available now until the start of the event.

    Please note the following:

    • ZSL Members receive all the usual benefits for the day
    • Spectator ticket entitle you to access to the zoo for the whole day
    • Tickets purchased at the ticket booths on the day of the event will be charged at usual zoo prices
    • All usual ZSL Whipsnade Zoo attraction rules apply
    • Car parking is NOT included in the price of a spectator ticket

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