• Jessica Norton

We are just a few days away from the Jungle Run V at Lee Richardson Zoo

The Jungle Run V is 3 days away. Register online now! Click either photo below to find out more and register.


Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo is revving up for an action-packed day July 13, 2019, with the Jungle Run V Auto Show taking place on the West Green of beautiful Lee Richardson Zoo. All make/model vehicles are welcome. Lee Richardson Zoo will open at 8 a.m. for pedestrians and drive through traffic with no early admittance. Vehicle registration begins at 8 am at the gazebo on the West Green. Voting will start at 11 am with an awards presentation at 2 pm. Pre-registration is just $25 through 5 pm on July 12th or $30 the day of the show.

The day will include several prize drawings, a 50/50 drawing, prize raffles, fun giveaways, and a prize drawing for pre-registered vehicle entries. Dash plaques and goodie bags will be given out to first 75 entries. Participant judged awards will be awarded to the best car (10), best truck, best motorcycle, best off-road, best unrestored, best interior, best exterior, best in show, "Monster Muscle" sponsored by Monster Energy and the best "Classic" vehicle sponsored by Coca-Cola. Spectators will choose the People's Choice award and the King of the Jungle award is chosen by Zoo staff. Three "fun" award categories are being added this year and will be announced at the start of the show. Participants and spectators will have plenty to see and do with train rides, music, games, the FCHM Flea Market and various food vendors on sight.

For more details or registration forms: call 620-276-6243, stop by the Zoo, online at,, Jungle Run event page on Facebook or email Proceeds will go toward improvements at Lee Richardson Zoo. The Jungle Run V automobile show is sponsored in part by Finney County CVB, Heartland Coca-Cola/Monster Energy, Steckline Communications, YMCA of Southwest Kansas, and Coker Tire.

Also, that day, the 10th Annual FCHM Flea Market. A day full of antiques, collectibles, art, and crafts. The day also offers several types of take-home and ready-to-eat foods. A giant garage sale of gently used merchandise will be spread across the museum's outdoor patio. More than 60 vendors are part of the day. Time: 8 am-2 pm. Access through the Ben Grimsley arches at the front of the zoo. Vendor registration is currently underway. For more information, contact the Finney County Historical Museum at (620) 272-3664.

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