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Run/Walk for the Penguins

October 19, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Stretch those hamstrings, lace up your sneaks and get your GPS watch ready for the 13th Annual Run/Walk for the Penguins fundracer!

13th Annual Run/Walk for the Penguins
October 19, 2019
Mystic Aquarium
Race Starts at 9am

Choose from a challenging 5K run or a leisurely 2 mile walk where every step helps to affect change. There is even a special race for little runners in training! Thank you to Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center for supporting the Penguin Run.

NOT much of a runner? No problem! 

We invite you to create a FREE fundraising page today and start challenging family and friends to donate. Top fundraisers even enjoy special prizes unique to our Run/Walk for the Penguins event.

Put your best foot forward! Come out on race day and join us in our efforts to help protect and SAVE the endangered African penguin.

  • Family-friendly
  • Enjoy post-race refreshments
  • Waddle in to penguin photo opps
  • Meet Mystic Aquarium’s African penguin care team
  • Snap a selfie with Petey the Penguin
  • Win prizes as a race category winner
  • This year we’re excited to share that our friends at Mystic Ambulance and Stonington Police will be stopping by with vehicles for a Touch A Truck!

Plus, all race participants receive complimentary admission to the Aquarium

Register Today!


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October 19, 2019
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
(860) 572-5955