Running Events

The Garden encourages guests of all ages and abilities to get outdoors and move with us. Join a trail run, 5K fun run, and other events focused on moving and playing outside.

Springtime Sprint

Boy and girl in Springtime Sprint t-shirtsSaturday, June 1 | 8–9:30 a.m.
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

Head to the Butterfly House for the first Springtime Sprint in Faust Park. Families are invited to walk, jog, or stroll through the event. At the halfway point, participants will be "powdered with pollen" at the "bumblebee stumble" and "butterfly flutter."

Proceeds support the Butterfly House.

$30 members and virtual runners (ages 13 & up)
$40 nonmembers (ages 13 & up)
$15 kids (ages 3–12)

Register here!

Garden Gallop

Runners at the Garden, Climatron in backgroundSunday, August 25 | 7–9 a.m.

Join the Garden for a healthy morning of running, walking, and yoga. Participants receive an event shirt and same-day admission through 5 p.m. Water stations and a light snack provided. 

Proceeds support the Garden.

$30 members and virtual runners
$40 nonmembers