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Saturday October 3rd 2015 • Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

5K Family Fun Run to Turtle Back Zoo’s Educational Programming

Join us for our inaugural Turtle Back Trot- a 5k Fun Run to support the Turtle Back Zoo’s wildlife education and conservation efforts! Enjoy your walk, trot, or gallop around the park’s reservoir while contributing to the long-term enrichment of critters, children, and community: Zoo friends of all ages will enjoy live entertainment, food, refreshments, smiles, and more!


Schedule:

Race Day Registration & Check-in: 8 a.m.

Kids’ One-Mile Fun Run: 9:15 a.m.

Adults’ 5k Run: 10:00 a.m.

Registration & Event Details:

Purchase tickets: Click Here To Purchase Tickets

*All 5k registrants will receive a single ticket day-pass to the zoo and race T-shirt.

Pre-Race Packet Pickup: To avoid the lines, pick up your packet and number before race day. Packets can be picked up 10/1 (11 a.m.- 7 p.m.) & 10/2 (11 a.m.- 8 p.m.) at Sneaker Factory Florham Park.

Day of Registration and Race Check-in: Day of activities will take place in the same lot as parking, in front of the Turtle Back Zoo.


Sponsorship Opportunities

EVENT SPONSOR        $10,000

  • Entrance fee/Admission for twenty VIP runners
  • Exclusive sponsorship of T-shirts
  • Custom signs throughout the course and at the finish line
  • Recognition as Event Sponsor/Name on cover of program
  • Inclusion in all promotional media
  • Website recognition and link to company site
  • VIP parking
  • One year family membership to the Zoo
  • Private family tour with our Zoo Director

PLATINUM SPONSOR        $5,000

  • Entrance fee/Admission for fifteen VIP runners
  • Custom signs throughout the race course and at the starting line
  • Recognition as Event Sponsor/Name on back cover of program
  • Inclusion in all promotional media
  • Website recognition and link to company site
  • One year family membership to the Zoo

GOLD SPONSOR        $2,500

  • Entrance fee/Admission for ten VIP runners
  • Custom signs throughout the race course
  • Recognition as Event Sponsor/Name on inside cover of program
  • Website recognition and link

SILVER SPONSOR        $1,000

  • Entrance fee/Admission for five VIP runners
  • Custom sign on race course
  • Recognition as Event Sponsor/Name on inside back cover of program
  • Website recognition and business card lisitng

FRIENDS OF THE ZOO        $100

  • Entrance fee for one runner
  • Recognition in program listed as Friends of the Zoo
  • Website listing mention

Sponsors: please complete the form below and mail to Zoological Society of New Jersey, c/o Anne-Marie Principe, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052 or email: amp.zoologicalsociety@gmail.com.

If you are using checks, please make payable to Zoological Society of New Jersey, Inc.

ATTN: Turtle Back Trot 5K

Click here for the sponsorship registration form

 


More Information

Your contributions will help us fund, wildlife education and conservation programs, new exhibits and attractions, and to reach new levels of excellence. The project is funded through a partnership between Essex County and the Zoological Society of New Jersey, a non-profit committed to science education and wildlife conservation.

Your participation as an attendee or sponsor provides:

  • A greater family of animals available for programs and outreach events
  • Year-round educational programming
  • Summer camp opportunities for underprivileged children
  • Support for our wildlife education and conservation efforts, and so much more

Directions and Parking
www.turtlebackzoo.com/directions

Parking – FREE Parking will be available in the garage and lot at the Turtle Back Zoo. From the parking it is a short walk around the reservoir path to the starting line.

Charitable Tax Id #: 22-2137384


Need more information?

Call Us: 917-402-3482
Email Us: amp.zoologicalsociety@gmail.com