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Sea Lion Rescue Run 5K


Join the Aquarium of Niagara for a beautiful USATF certified 5K!

Runners, walkers and strollers are welcome to participate in the Aquarium of Niagara’s Sea Lion 5K. Participants are invited to attend an after party at the Aquarium with healthy snacks, live music, and a sea lion show. Children under the age of 6 can participate for free.

Top runners in their age group will receive a special painting made by one of our rescued sea lions. Overall top male and female runners will receive a certificate for a free animal encounter.


The 2022 Sea Lion 5K is generously sponsored by:


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Date: September 24, 2022
Time: 9am (registration and check-in begin at 7:45 am)





The race will start and end at the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, a short walk from the Aquarium, and will utilize the New York State Parks trail along the Niagara Gorge.

Race participants can park for free in the Aquarium’s parking lot.






$25 preregistration

Participants who register by September 10th will receive a t-shirt.

$30 day of race*

*Please note: T-shirts cannot be guaranteed for day-of registrants.

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Schedule of Events:


7:45 am Registration Begins
8:45 am Registration Closes
9:00 am Race Begins
10:15 am Awards at the Aquarium of Niagara
11:00 am Sea Lion Show