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Cincinnati Gorilla Run March 24!

The 2nd annual Cincinnati Gorilla Run will be held March 24th! The Gorilla Glue Company is hosting the run to raise funds for the Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund (MGCF), an international charity working in central Africa for the protection of the endangered mountain gorilla.

Events will include a 5k and kids 1k fun run, walk and ride around Cincinnati. Everyone who registers will get a full gorilla suit to keep! Since efforts to save the mountain gorilla began, MGCF has helped reach a 12% increase in the gorilla’s population growth.

The start and finish lines for the race will be at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse and the schedule of events for the day include:

9:00 AM Registration Opens

10:15AM 1k Little Gorilla Start

10:30 AM Gorilla Glue’s Most Creative Gorilla Costume Contest

11:00 AM Start of Race

11:15AM Live Band starts

12:30 PM Silverback Block Party

The Silverback Block Park includes lunch from the Montgomery Inn Boathouse and Honey Baked Ham, live music, beer garden, awards ceremony and other family activities!

$99.95 Adult (gorilla suit & block party ticket included)

$50.00 Returning Adult gorilla

$45.00 Kids 1K or 5K (gorilla suit & block party ticket included)

$15 Kids 1K (no gorilla suit, but other costumes encouraged)

Visit the race’s website to learn more or register for the race!