Start Date2nd Oct 2022 End Date2nd Oct 2022

Race date: Sunday 2nd October 2022

This event is organised by RunThroughUK

The event, which supports the Zoo’s charity, Action for the Wild, will run through the Zoo for 1k, before heading out onto local closed roads, before finishing back at the Zoo.

Those taking part will also receive FREE entry to Colchester Zoo after the race as well as a fantastic medal for those who complete the run! PLUS, those who complete the race get 20% off in the catering outlets on the day of the race!

For any enquiries regarding the Stampede please contact the event organisers, RunThrough at

Visitors will be able to support the runners at a limited number of points in the zoo so do look out for them and cheer them on as they pass!

PLEASE NOTE: Although the Zoo will be open to visitors from 9.30am, there may be slight disruptions to some areas until 1.00pm, along with some road closures surrounding the Zoo. Please factor this into your journey if you are visiting us on Sunday 2nd October. Queuing along the road and into the Zoo grounds will be expected.

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