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Samson Stomp & Romp

Presented by
Prairie Farms Dairy

January 15 & 16, 2022

Samson Stomp & Romp

The 2022 Samson Stomp & Romp will have a different look and feel, but the fun is still the same! The run honors one of the Zoo’s most famous and beloved residents, Samson, the sliverback gorilla (1950-1981).

Samson Stomp & RompWe’ve re-imagined the traditional run to allow for safe participation. Runners and walkers can complete the course at the Zoo anytime 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. January 15 or 16 and enter their time online to be eligible for individual and team awards.

For information and participation details, and to register, click here. Registration closes Friday, January 14, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

All proceeds benefit the animals at the Milwaukee County Zoo.

The 2022 Samson Stomp & Romp marks the 42nd running of what is now a time-honored Milwaukee tradition.

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

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To view the race route maps, click below:
5K, 2-mile, and 1-mile