Option 1: I’m interested in participating in the Monkey Mile run, Monkey Mile walk or 5k run

This option is for attendees who would like to raise funds for Scleroderma, participate in a formal walk or run through Huntington Woods and then spend the day at the Detroit Zoo.

Schedule of Events

  • Prior to event, raise funds online by inviting family, friends and co-workers to your personal Team Raiser page
  • Check into the Detroit Zoo starting at 7 a.m. on the day of the event. All guests must be inside the zoo gates by 9 a.m. or will be subject to additional zoo entrance fees
  • Enjoy the scleroderma store and tin can raffles
  • Welcome remarks before race begins
  • 8 a.m. 5k run begins
  • 8:10 a.m. Monkey Mile run begins
  • 8:15 a.m. Monkey Mile walk begins
  • Take in the beautiful sights of Huntington Woods during your run or walk while spreading awareness for a great cause
  • Once you have finished, spend the day exploring the Detroit Zoo with friends and family

While it is not required, we encourage teams to create festive t-shirts to enhance team spirit and colorful signs to carry along the walk.

All participants who register online will receive a t-shirt. T-shirt sizes are guaranteed only for participants who register before May 15, 2017. Runners will also be awarded a medal upon race completion.

Option 2: I’m interested in spending the day at the zoo with my family and friends

This option is for attendees who are not interested in participating in the Monkey Mile run/walk through Huntington Woods but would like to raise funds and spend the day enjoying the Detroit Zoo.

Schedule of Events

  • Raise funds online by inviting family, friends and co-workers to your personal Team Raiser page
  • Check into the Detroit Zoo as early as 7 a.m. on the day of the event
  • Enjoy the scleroderma store and tin can raffles before entering the zoo  
  • Zoo gates will open at 8:30 a.m. All guests must be inside by 9 a.m. or will be subject to additional zoo entrance fees
  • Spend the day exploring the zoo and supporting a great cause

NOTE: Register as a walker if you desire this option

New for 2017!

  • One registration area for both runners and walkers
  • Team Photo Area opening at 7 a.m.
  • Scleroderma Store with new products open from 7-9 a.m. Feel free to browse products, place orders and pay for merchandise online prior to event. View items at www.scleroderma.org/michigan
  • Tin Can Raffles open from 7 – 8:45 a.m.  Winners drawn and written on white board at 8:45. Prizes must be removed from area by 9 a.m.

Incentive Program for 2017

  • Raise $100 in donations and receive a Scleroderma Foundation Tervis Mug. Donations must be received by 3/31/17 to qualify. Mug pick up will take place during check-in on the day of the event.
  • Qualify to be entered into a drawing for a $250 VISA gift card. For every $500 in donations an individual raises (excluding registration fees and team donations) a ticket will be entered into the drawing. Winner will be awarded prize on 6/5/17 and gift card will be mailed to awardee.  

NOTE: All participants and guests MUST enter the Detroit Zoo by 9 a.m. or will be subject to additional zoo entrance fees.