Congratulations to our 2018 "Run for the Giraffes" Artwork winner!


Kayla L. / Age 10 

We are excited to honor our 2018, 15th Anniversary Kansas City Zoo Run Artwork Contest Winner!

Kayla's winning artwork will be awarded:

$50 cash awarded at a class visit at the Zoo or a school assembly
A free entry into the run
Free choice of apparel with artwork
Recognition at the awards ceremony the day of the event
2019 Friends of the Zoo Family Membership

Kayla's artwork will be featured on the 2018 Commemorative long sleeve t-shirts and sweatshirts!

The merchandise is available to purchase at packet pickup/registration:

  • Gary Gribble Running Sports
    11908 W 119th St , Overland Park, KS
  • Kansas City Zoo main entrance
  • Zoo Run T-shirt Tent at the finish line expo

Thank you to all of the kids who submitted their entries this year. Everyone will be able to enjoy the artwork from these creative children post-race at the food/awards area. A poster will be on display at the post-race expo of all of the young artist's entires for 2018.