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SeaWorld Orlando Rescue Run: 3-Mile Fun Run & Kids Races

SeaWorld just announced a brand new fun run! Coming to SeaWorld Orlando, 2020 will the inaugural year for the SeaWorld Rescue Run races. They’re calling it a “fun run” because it’s only three miles – I’m not sure why they didn’t add the extra tenth of a mile to make it a 5k. SeaWorld’s Rescue Run will benefit the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund on Saturday, January 25, 2020.

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About SeaWorld Orlando 3-Mile Fun Run | Rescue Run

Just last week, Universal Studios Orlando announced their inaugural race weekend and now SeaWorld is joining the fun. Runners love to turn these events into vacations. Run Disney has been doing it for years and it’s been quite the money-maker for Disney.

Event Information

Spend time with friends and family as you run, skip, jog, or stroll through SeaWorld’s Rescue Run! This inaugural event benefitting the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund takes place on Saturday, January 25, 2020. Enjoy the relaxing ambiance of the park’s picturesque pathways and catch a glimpse of SeaWorld’s animals before you cross the finish line at Shamu® Stadium. There’s even an exclusive Killer Whale Show at the conclusion of the event.

SeaWorld’s Rescue Run also features a fun packed Kids Run for participants ages 7 and under so it’s sure to be a hit with the entire family.  SeaWorld Rescue themed awards, medals for all participants, and plenty of surprises along the way, this is certain to be a memorable day for racers of all ages. Your exclusive Killer Whale Show, for all participants and a limited number of spectators, is the perfect way to wrap up your race. Race participants and guests can then stay and play following the event with a special day-of ticket offer.

This family-friendly fun run benefits the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund. Since its inception in 2003, the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund has provided well over $17 million in grants to over 1,200 organizations – from global organizations to grassroots groups.

This event will benefit the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund. EVERY SINGLE PENNY goes toward these conservation projects!

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SeaWorld Orlando Rescue Run Plans

Strollers are allowed in the 3-mile race and participants receive finisher’s medals and t-shirts. All PAID Fun Run participants will have FREE access to this private and exclusive Killer Whale Show. This exclusive show will follow all events beginning approximately at 9:15am.

Event Morning Timeline

  • 5:45 a.m. – Registration and Packet Pickup Opens (near SeaWorld main entrance)
  • 6:00 a.m. – Parking lot closes (Please plan to be on-site at least 45 minutes prior to race start)
  • 7:00 a.m. – START of the 3 Mile FUN RUN
  • 7:15 a.m. – Finish line festival begins with SeaWorld Animals and Characters awaiting you at the post-race festival
  • 8:00 a.m. – Awards Ceremony (near the finish line area)
  • 8:30 a.m. – Kids Fun Run Start
  • 9:15 a.m. – FREE Killer Whale Show experience (20 – 25 minute show)


Race Amenities

  • Inaugural SeaWorld’s Rescue Run Finisher’s medal for Fun Run participants
  • Commemorative SeaWorld’s Rescue Run Race T-Shirt (adult sizes and unisex)
  • Commemorative SeaWorld’s Rescue Run Water Bottle
  • Finish Line Festival with food and refreshments
  • SeaWorld Surprises will await you at the Finish Line Festival
  • Kids Fun Run inside SeaWorld Orlando near Shamu Stadium with a Finisher’s medal
  • Free Race Day parking
  • Post-race Killer Whale Show (limited spectator tickets)



FUN RUN Registration Fees

  • $50 through November 15, 2019
  • $55 from November 16 – December 31, 2019
  • $60 from January 1 – January 24, 2020
  • $65 Day of Race (January 25, 2020)

KIDS FUN RUN Registration Fees

  • $10 through January 24, 2020
  • $15 Day of Race (January 25, 2020)

Spectator Killer Whale Show Ticket

  • $15 through January 24, 2020
  • $20 Day of Race (January 25, 2020)


All Registration Fees for the Fun Run Event, Kids Fun Run, and Spectator Show Ticket – includes FREE parking at SeaWorld.

Military and Annual Passholders will receive 10% OFF the registration fee through January 24th ONLY

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SeaWorld’s Rescue Kids Run

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Following the Fun Run event, we will host a KIDS RUN! All kids must be registered and our Kids Run capacity is capped at 1,000. You can register your child in advance or on Race Day at the main registration area in the morning. All kids who participate will receive a Kids Fun Run Finisher Medal and a SeaWorld Rescue animal themed fun item! Distances will vary between ages ranging from a 50 yard dash to a 200 yard dash. No race t-shirts will be given out for the Kids Fun Run.

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