Get ready for Run on the Wild Side!

Hosted by Wildlife Warriors and proudly presented by Scouts Queensland, this is a fun run like no other!

Join us on Sunday June 11, 2017 as we venture through Australia Zoo at dawn, passing some early rising animals while raising money for a worthy cause – wildlife conservation!

Take up the challenge of the 5 KM or 2.5 KM track and help us help wildlife.

You can register for the track of your choice!

  • 5KM Cheetah Run
  • 2.5KM Kangaroo Run
  • 2.5KM Echidna Walk

Registrations on the day open from 6.00 – 6.45AM in Australia Zoo’s carpark 3.

Just for registering you’ll receive a Run on the Wild Side Race Kit, access to the Wildlife Hospital’s sneak peek area following the event and 20% discount off admission to Australia Zoo for that day ONLY.

So what are you waiting for? Register today!

Limited to 500 runners. For more information download Run on the Wild Side's Frequently Asked Questions below or contact the Wildlife Warrior team at or (07) 5436 2026.

Fundraising Incentives

To celebrate the amazing achievements of our fundraisers, we have added some special incentives to reward your amazing efforts to help our cause to save one to save the species!

By becoming a Wildlife Warrior, you will be showing your dedication and commitment towards the conservation of wild things and wild places!


Raise over $50            WW Water Bottle

Raise over $100          WW Navy/White Cap

Raise over $500          Wildlife Warriors Vol 1 DVD

Raise over $750          Wildlife Warriors Vol 2 DVD

Raise over $1,000        Echidna Encounter with zoo entry (FAM4)


Individual                     Cheetah Snapshot for two adults**

Team                           Rhino Encounter for eight people

The highest fundraising individual and team will WIN a special tour of the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital with the Irwins!

*Please note Australia Zoo entry is included for both individual and team highest fundraiser prizes.

**Please note the encounter is available to guests aged 15 years and over.

***Please note to be eligible for the highest fundraising individual a min of $1,500 must be raised and banked by your unique Everyday Hero page by 11:59pm on 16th June 2017.

****Please note to be eligible for the highest fundraising team a min of $2,000 must be raised and banked by your registered team members on their unique Everyday Hero page by 11:59pm on 16th June 2017.


Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors

Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors Worldwide Ltd was established in 2002 by Steve and Terri Irwin, as a way to include and involve other caring people to support the protection of injured, threatened or endangered wildlife – from the individual animal to an entire species.

Our mission is to be the most effective wildlife conservation charity in the world through the delivery of outstanding outcome-based programs and projects, inclusive of humanity.
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