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ROAR for Kids 2024

Join us on April 20, 2024

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We've Raised $181,819.56 So Far!

Date: 04/20/2024 | Location: The Maryland Zoo | Check-In Time: 6:30 am

Walk, Roll, Run, Celebrating 20 Years of Fun!

Lions ROAR, elephants ROAR, tigers ROAR... and you, too, can ROAR for Kids with Kennedy Krieger!

Join us on Saturday, 04/20/2024 at Kennedy Krieger Institute’s ROAR for Kids, a 5K race and low-mileage walk for individuals of all ages. We are so excited to be at The Maryland Zoo to celebrate our 20th anniversary, we hope we will see you there!

All proceeds from the event will support research and programs to help kids at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Ways to Participate

Run, Walk or Roll

Register for the chip-timed 5K race or for the low-mileage fun walk to enjoy the scenery, then enjoy the festival afterwards.

Cheer & Play

Register as a spectator if you don't want to race or walk but still want to cheer on a racer or play at our jungle-themed Family Festival.

ROAR Virtually

Register as a virtual participant if you will not be able to join us in person on event day.

ROAR Together

Learn all the ways your company or corporation can get involved in ROAR for Kids with our Corporate Engagement Opportunities! Have a student group that would like to participate? Check out our Student Discount Flyer!

Please see our FAQ page for more details and info regarding registration and the event.


Event Details


The Maryland Zoo
Baltimore, MD


04/20/2024 @ 8:00 AM


10:30 AM

Check-in Time

6:30 AM to 8:00 AM

Registration Cutoff

04/18/2024 @ 12:00 AM

Donation Cutoff

06/01/2024 @ 12:00 AM


Abby Johnson



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