The 2020 Run for the Fund 5K event on April 4th has been postponed. Please stay tuned for more information as we continue to monitor the current situation.
REGISTRATION IS FULL FOR THE 2020 RUN FOR THE FUND 5K RACE
Help Support Animal Conservation Worldwide
Support animal conservation efforts by taking part in SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund’s Run for the Fund 5K.
The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund’s Run for the Fund 5K gives participants the opportunity to make a difference and support animal conservation efforts worldwide. This is a chance for guests of all ages to take part in the Conservation Fund’s mission to work with purpose and passion on behalf of wildlife and habitats across the globe, as well as support wildlife conservation, education and research right here at Busch Gardens.
Special Admission Offer - Post-Race Stay and Play Ticket
Following the race, participants have the opportunity to stay at the park and enjoy Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Each registered runner is eligible to purchase a $40 admission ticket to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay valid for one visit through May 25, 2020. Participants that visit following the race (using their voucher, Fun Card, or Annual Pass) will have early access to select areas of the park.
In addition to supporting the Conservation Fund, all registered participants will receive:
Voucher to purchase a $40 + tax Busch Gardens Tampa Bay admission, valid for one visit through May 25, 2020
Dri-fit (uni-sex) race shirt
Race bib with timing chip
Light refreshments at the finish line
Photo op with Busch Gardens entertainers and animal ambassadors
*Participants leaving the parking lot post-race and returning later in the day to visit Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will pay regular parking rates. Ticket windows and self-service kiosks will be available at the entrance plaza for completing additional admission purchases.
Race Day Schedule (subject to change)
5:30 a.m. - Parking lot opens and packet pickup begins
6:30 a.m. - Packet pickup closes
7:15 a.m. - START: Wave one (runners); wave two (walkers) immediately follow
7:30 a.m. - All participants must have crossed the start line
8:30 a.m. - All participants must have crossed the finish line
8:30 a.m. - Awards ceremony
9:00 a.m. - Busch Gardens opens select park areas for Run for the Fund participants
The top three finishers will be able to attend Busch Gardens Tampa Bay all year with a complimentary Annual Pass!
First Place – Gold Annual Pass
Second Place – Silver Annual Pass
Third Place – Bronze Annual Pass *Blockout Dates Apply
Become an Annual Pass Member and enjoy many benefits all year including unlimited admission, free parking, free guest tickets, and discounts on dining & merchandise!
Visit Busch Gardens again and again for 12 months with no blockout dates. Enjoy free preferred parking, 2 free guest tickets, 15% off dining & merchandise, one free Serengeti Safari®, free Annual PhotoKey, and 10% off Quick Queue®, select tours and in-park experiences.
If you've selected EZpay, you will be billed this amount monthly for a minimum of 12 months.
Gold Annual Pass Members enjoy the following benefits:
• Unlimited admission for 12 months with no blockout dates.
• FREE preferred parking (when available)
• 2 FREE guests ticket to Busch Gardens
• 50% off for up to 6 guest tickets
• 15% off dining & merchandise
• 10% off Quick Queue®, select tours & in-park experiences
• 1 FREE Annual PhotoKey
• 1 FREE Serengeti Safari
• Savings on Howl-O-Scream® tickets
• Savings on Discovery Cove® admission
• Access to Pass Member exclusive events
Pass valid only at park of Membership. Does not include admission to select special events (including Howl-O-Scream® at Busch Gardens). Service fees and taxes not included. Pass is non-transferable, non-refundable, and may be revoked for misuse. All Pass benefits subject to availability, change and/or cancellation without prior notice. Must present Pass to redeem benefits. Limit (one) 1 free animal encounter per Pass Member per 12 month period. Includes Serengeti Safari at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Based on availability, online reservations not available. Select special events not included. Other restrictions apply. Preferred parking is based on availability. Annual Pass term starts on date of purchase. Limit two (2) free guest tickets per Pass Member per 12 month period. Parking not included.Savings on guest tickets based on full-paid adult single-day admission and valid per park(s) of membership.
Animal Encounter: Limit 1 free animal encounter per Pass Member. Includes Serengeti Safari at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay or a Dolphin Encounter at SeaWorld Orlando. Based on availability. Pass Member must visit Guest Services at the park to make reservations the same day that the reward is redeemed from the self-service kiosk. Animal encounter may be booked for the same day as visit or for a later date pending availability. Online or phone reservations are not available at this time.
EZpay available to Florida Residents only. Proof of a Florida residential address (non-PO box) is required at time of ticket pick up (Valid Florida driver's license or valid Florida state-issued ID card with a Florida address). Credit card holder must be over the age of 18 and present to redeem EZpay vouchers. Once your initial 12-month EZpay commitment is satisfied, your Pass will continue and your credit card will be charged on a monthly basis, subject to your right to cancel at any time. See full EZpay terms and conditions.