Fundraising ©WCS

All participants* will receive:

  • Entrance to either the 5K or 3k Family Fun Run/Walk
  • A day of fun at the Bronx Zoo for Run participants (exclusive access the park until 1pm) including free parking and all rides & attractions
  • A commemorative WCS Run for the Wild t-shirt (once fundraising minimum is met for adults and seniors) and a finisher medal

*Register by 4/5 for free shipping of t-shirt and bib! Children under 15 are not required to fundraise and will receive all benefits as part of their registration.



Minimum: T-shirt


Level 1


Level 1: Plush

Plush + t-shirt

Level 2


Level 2: Water Bottler

Water Bottle + all previous prizes

Level 3


Level 3: Tote Bag Cooler

Reusable Bag + all previous prizes

Level 4


Level 4: Blanket

Beanie Hat + all previous prizes

Level 5


Level 5: Socks, VIP Meal Voucher, and Zoo Tickets

Notebook, VIP Meal Voucher & Zoo Tickets + all previous prizes

Please note that final product design and style may vary.

All participants are also eligible for a host of prizes based on your personal fundraising success: You can win a snow leopard plush, water bottle, reusable bag, beanie hat, notebook, and Bronx Zoo tickets plus a VIP breakfast/meal voucher. Sign up and get a jump start on your fundraising now.

Please note: prizes are awarded to individual participant fundraisers, not to teams.

Your Run for the Wild donation is tax deductible. Please check with your employer about matching your gift to the WCS Run for the Wild. Matching gift forms can be emailed or mailed to

2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460
Attn: WCS Run for the Wild.

Stay tuned for other great prizes and incentives.

Start a Facebook Fundraiser

You can start a Facebook Fundraiser to support your run - and the funds raised will count towards your fundraising goal and prizes!

Facebook Fundraising Instructions >>

Show Your Support on Run Day

Have a special message for a runner or team? Give them extra encouragement on Saturday, April 27th with an inspirational sign* posted along the route, and show them your support as they run for snow leopards and other wildlife!

Purchase a Sign >>

Fundraising Toolkit

Ready for a wild run for wildlife? Whether you're new to raising funds or have participated before, you'll find helpful tips and resources here.

*Messages are final once submitted. Signs remain the property of WCS. Messages must not include objectionable content, violate any third-party right, or be commercial or promotional in nature. WCS reserves the right to reject any message. Signs may appear in photographs or videos used by WCS for its conservation, education or promotional purposes. WCS expressly disclaims any and all liability to third parties arising out of or in connection with messages and their content. The complete terms applicable hereto, which include important indemnification obligations in favor of WCS, are available here. In the event of any inconsistency between this paragraph and the complete terms, the complete terms shall govern.