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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - There is still time to register for the 2nd Annual Cincinnati Gorilla Run - a 5K fun run, walk and ride where all the participants wear gorilla suits.
The race, presented by The Gorilla Glue Company, will begin at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse at 11:00 a.m. on March 24.
“We are proud to again partner with the MGCF to help protect and grow the mountain gorilla population in Africa. When we describe our products as ‘Gorilla Tough,’ these are the animals we are representing,” said Lauren Connley, Director of Marketing for The Gorilla Glue Company. “By combining an important cause with family activities and creative gorilla costumes, the Gorilla Run exemplifies our mission as a fun but serious company.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund (MGCF), an international organization dedicated to the preservation of the mountain gorillas of Africa and to keeping Dian Fossey’s dream alive for the past 27 years.
Participants can register on-line by visiting cincinnatigorillarun.com . Race day registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 10:30 a.m. As part of registration for the event, all Cincinnati Gorilla Run participants will receive a full gorilla costume to keep and entry to the Silverback After Party.
Registration is $99.95 for adults, $50 for little gorillas, $50 for returning adult gorillas and $35 for returning little gorillas.