Samson Stomp & Romp

january 2023

15jan8:00 amSamson Stomp & RompPresented by Prairie Farms Dairy

Samson Stomp

Event Details

Presented by
Prairie Farms Dairy

For this 43rd running of the Milwaukee County Zoo’s Samson Stomp & Romp, participants are invited to join us for the race they know and love! The race honors one of the Zoo’s most famous and beloved residents, Samson, the silverback gorilla (1950-1981). Money raised from the event supports all of the animals in the Zoo’s population.

Choose From Three Races

5K Competitive Run – 9:30 a.m.
2-Mile Fun Run/Walk – 10:15 a.m.
1-Mile Romp for Children – 10:45 a.m.

Registration Fees

Advance Registration:

5K/2-Mile: $35 per runner
1-Mile: $20 per runner
Team Member: $30 per runner

Race-Day Registration (8-9 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15):

$40 per runner

The 5K race is limited to 1,500 participants, so be sure to register early to ensure a spot in this popular event! Those registering on race day may need to pick up their T-shirt at a later date.

Learn more and register

Special thanks to Festival Foods for its generous donation of bottled water and bananas.


Milwaukee County Zoo

10001 W Bluemound Rd


(Sunday) 8:00 am