Bronx Zoo hosts Run for the Wild

(l to r:) Jackson Parsons, Amanda Parsons, Congressman Jose Serrano and executive vice president of Public Affairs for the Wildlife Conservation Society John Cavelli.
Photo by Laura Stone

Thousands turned out for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s 7th annual Run for the Wild at the Bronx Zoo on Saturday, April 25. The 5k run has two goals each year—to raise awareness of the threats facing a specific species, and to raise money to help the Wildlife Conservation Society in its mission at the Bronx Zoo and in the field to save wildlife around the globe. This year the run was dedicated to saving gorillas.

Grandma Linda Clarke joined mom Sarah Clarke and kids Anna and John Pyears for the Family Fun Run/Walk portion of event.
Photo by Laura Stone

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Janiah and Peter Santiago of Allerton came out for the event.
Photo by Laura Stone

The running club from P.S. 70 in Mt. Eden joined the race.
Photo courtesy of PS 70.

A team from St. Barnabas Hospital supported the cause.
Photo courtesy of St. Barnabas Hospital

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