SeaWorld's Rescue Run benefitting the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund

SeaWorld Orlando
Orlando, FL 32821

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SeaWorld's Rescue Run benefitting the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund

Spend time with friends and family as you run, skip, jog, or stroll through SeaWorld’s Rescue Run! This inaugural event benefitting the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund takes place on Saturday, January 25, 2020. Enjoy the relaxing ambiance of the park’s picturesque pathways and catch a glimpse of SeaWorld’s animals before you cross the finish line at Shamu Stadium.  There’s even an exclusive Killer Whale Educational Presentation at the conclusion of the event. 

SeaWorld’s Rescue Run also features a fun packed Kids Run for participants ages 7 and under so it’s sure to be a hit with the entire family.  With SeaWorld Animal Conservation themed awards, medals for all participants, and plenty of surprises along the way, this is certain to be a memorable day for racers of all ages.  Your exclusive, Killer Whale Educational Presentation for all participants and a limited number of spectators is the perfect way to wrap up your race.  Race participants and guests can then stay and play following the event with a special day-of ticket offer. 

This family-friendly fun run benefits the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund. Since its inception in 2003, the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund has provided well over $17 million in grants to over 1200 organizations - from global organizations to grassroots groups.

Event Morning Timeline
5:45am - Registration and Packet Pickup opens (near SeaWorld main entrance)
6:45am - Parking lot closes - please plan to be onsite at least 45 minutes prior to race start
7:00am - START of the FUN RUN 
7:15am - Finish line festival begins with SeaWorld Animals & Characters awaiting you at the post-race festival
8:00am - Awards Ceremony (near the finish line area)
8:30am - Kid's Run Start
9:15am - FREE Killer Whale Educational Presentation experience (20-25 minute show) 


Amenities include the following:
-Be a part of the Inaugural fun run entitled the SeaWorld's Rescue Run with a Kid's Run to follow
-Inaugural SeaWorld's Rescue Run Finisher's medal for fun run participants
-Commemorative SeaWorld Rescue Run Race T-shirt (adult sizes & unisex)
-Commemorative SeaWorld Rescue Water Bottle
-SeaWorld Theme Park Entertainment along the race course
-Finish Line Festival with food and refreshments
-SeaWorld Animals and Characters will await you at the finish line festival!
-Kids Run inside SeaWorld Orlando near the Shamu Stadium with a finisher's medal!
-FREE Race Day parking
-Post-race Killer Whale Educational Presentation- Limited Spectator tickets are available for purchase
-Discounted park tickets to available ALL participants - 50% off Single-Day SeaWorld Orlando Ticket for SeaWorld's Rescue Run Participants!  Please visit our Race Store to purchase the discounted tickets - limited 4 tickets per person.  These tickets are valid from January 25, 2020 - February 9, 2020.

Race T-Shirts  
All participants who register for the Fun Run Event will receive a 100% ring-spun soft cotton unisex t-shirt.  Sizes are guaranteed through January 18th, 2020.


Finisher Medals for both Events! 
All PAID participants will receive a custom SeaWorld's Rescue Run themed finisher medal that participate in the 3 Mile event & the Kid's Run!  The Fun Run race will be capped at 3,000 race participants and the Kid's Run will be capped at 1,000 participants.


Post-Race One Ocean Killer Whale Educational Presentation 
All PAID fun run participants will have FREE access to this private and exclusive FREE Killer Whale Educational Presentation.  This exclusive show will follow all events beginning approximately at 9:15am.   The first 1,000 PAID Spectators will have the ability to see this exclusive Killer Whale Educational Presentation. 


Fun Run Awards
Awards will go to the top 3 overall Male and Female finishers only in the Fun Run event.  There will be a clock at the finish line for everyone to see their finish times.  


Races will be held rain or shine, however, if there is severe weather in the area the race start may be delayed or cancelled. As a reminder, registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

In order to ensure safety of all runners, bicycles, roller skates, in-line skates, baby carriers and dogs are prohibited from the race course.  It is VERY important for you to stay alert throughout the race, stay inside cones and obey all race signage. Jogging strollers are permitted but must start in the back.

ALL Registration Fees for the Fun Run Event, Kids Run & Spectator Show Ticket (includes FREE parking at SeaWorld):

FUN RUN registration fees (Fun run capacity is 2,000):
-$50 thru 11/15/19
-$55 from 11/16-12/31
-$60 from 1/1/20-1/24/20
-$65 Day of race

*14 & under / 65 & over through January 24th will receive $5.00 OFF. This discount cannot be combined with any other discounts.  

*All Seaworld Ambassadors (employees), Annual Pass Members and Military will receive 10% off the registration fee through January 24th ONLY. Employee ID, Annual Pass Member ID and Military ID must be shown at time of Packet Pick up. This discount cannot be combined with any other discounts.   Please Contact:  with any questions.

KIDS FUN RUN registration fees (Kids race capacity is 1,000):
-$10 thru 1/24/20
-$15 Day of race

Spectator Killer Educational Whale Show Presentation tickets (Spectator ticket capacity is 1,000):
-$15 thru 1/24/20
-$20 Day of race


RACE DAY REGISTRATION FOR ALL EVENTS & KILLER WHALE SHOW  - Cash, checks made payable to "SeaWorld Orlando", and credit card payments will be accepted on race day

Strollers are allowed in the 3 Mile event.  Nurturing future generations of runners is a priority and demonstrating healthy lifestyles to our kids is special.  We do ask those registrants participating with a stroller, must line up the after the runners & walkers at the start line.  Please listen for directions on where to line up at on the day of the race.  Only paid registrants of the 3 Mile event will receive a finisher medal. If you would like your child to receive the medal, you will have to register them for the 3 mile event.


SeaWorld's Rescue Kids Run
Following the Fun Run event, we will host a KIDS RUN!  All kids must be registered and our Kids run capacity is capped at 1,000.  You can register your child in advance or on Race Day at the main registration area in the morning.  All Kids who participate will receive a Kids Run Finisher Medal and a SeaWorld Rescue animal themed fun item! Distances will vary between ages ranging from a 50 yard dash to a 200 yard dash.  No race t-shirts will be given out for the Kids Run.  


Early Packet Pickup 
More details to follow on early Packet Pickup with dates, times & location! 

- Or you can opt to pick up your packet at SeaWorld Orlando on Race Day beginning at 5:45am. However, please do allow additional time to pick up your packet on race day due to parking and potentially long lines.

REGISTRATIONS RECEIVED AFTER JANUARY 23RD will have to be picked on race day at the race site on January 25th beginning at 5:45a.m.

Questions about the event?  
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