STONEHAM -- Join running enthusiasts and animal lovers at the Run Wild 5K at Stone Zoo, 149 Pond St., on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 5 p.m. On-site registration opens at 4 p.m. Proceeds support the operation and continued growth of Zoo New England, its education programs and conservation initiatives.

The race begins and ends at Stone Zoo and features a mix of road and wide fire trails. An after-party (21+) will feature brews from Blue Hills Brewery, Long Trail Brewing Company, Samuel Adams and more.

Registration is available at and includes admission into the zoo. The first 300 runners will receive a T-shirt. Refer five friends and the zoo will refund 100 percent of the entry fee.

For information, visit or call 617-541-LION.