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6th Annual

NEW DATE: November 15, 2020

Learn More about the date change and your options if you registered prior to the date change. 

There is no other race like it in the world!

This unique course takes you through Save the Chimps – the world’s largest privately funded chimpanzee sanctuary, located in Fort Pierce, Florida. Enjoy hearing the wonderful sounds of pant hoots and watching the chimpanzees roam as you run beside their island homes. Out of consideration for our sanctuary residents, registration is limited.

Over 2,400 participants joined us over the last five years, raising over $200,000 to benefit the retired chimpanzees residing at Save the Chimps. Thank you to everyone who made our 5th Annual Chimpathon 16k a success! Let’s make this year even better!

100% of all dollars raised directly benefit our  chimpanzee residents!


It’s not just the course that makes Chimpathon special!

Every registrant will receive a Chimpathon t-shirt, and a goodie bag filled with an assortment of donated giveaways. Each finisher will receive a collectible Chimpathon medal.

Race testimonials

  • “Thank you for the best inaugural race ever. From start to finish it was fabulous and the Sanctuary was awesome.” –Annette
  • “Excellent event all around. I was really impressed with the organization, friendly volunteers, and of course the course and chimps. 2 thumbs up!” –Ginny
  • “Everything was so put together. Great event! What a beautiful race! Thank you so much for opening the sanctuary for us. I hope to run again next year!” –Kelly

Click here to read more Race Testimonials

Race Information

The race will start & finish at Save the Chimps, race day packet pick-up will start at 5:30 and the 10K will start at 7:00, the 5K at 7:05 and the fun walk at 8:00. Parking will be at Save the Chimps and will open at 5:15. Runners will start going south on header canal road to the turn around and come back to the sanctuary for your finishing lap listening to the pant-hoots of the chimps! After completion you will receive a finisher medal and there will be hydration post race snacks waiting for you!

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