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Chehaw hosting 'Thru the Zoo' 5K and fun run Saturday

ALBANY — Chehaw will host its second annual Thru the Zoo 5K and Run your Tail Off One Mile Fun-Run on Saturday.

Come race past the meerkats, cheetahs, colobus monkeys, black bears, and much more. The 5K begins at 7:30 a.m., and the one mile run starts at 8:30 a.m. Participants of the Fun Run are encouraged to wear the tail of their favorite animal while they race. An awards ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. Winners will be presented with unique awards such as emu eggs and Georgia clay medals.

Registration is $30 for adults the day of the race and $18 for children under the age of 10. Runners can register in advance for a discounted rate by visiting www.active.com.