Please note: In preparation for our event, A Wild Affair:
• Stone Zoo's Bird Show will be closed from June 22-24.
• Stone Zoo will close at 1:00 p.m. on June 23. General admission tickets will be sold through 12:30 p.m.


Howling Wolf Half Marathon

Stone Zoo

Sunday, November 4, 8:00 a.m.

Lace up your running shoes in support of Stone Zoo! The marathon is held on a safe, yet physically challenging course on rolling roads around Stoneham's Middlesex Fells Reservation. The Howling Wolf Half Marathon is a collaboration between Zoo New England and RACE Cancer Foundation.

Registration and Full Details


Entry fee includes admission to the Zoo ($17 value), a super warm and comfortable winter cap, a beautiful finisher's medal, and our wild post-race party and beers with DJ Phoenix.

  • $50 in May
  • $60 in June
  • $70 in July
  • $75 in August
  • $80 in September
  • $85 in October
  • $100 in November


  • 6:45 a.m. - Registration & number pick-up opens (Stone Zoo main gate)
  • 7:30 a.m. - Registration & number pick-up closes
  • 8:00 a.m. - Race begins on Pond Street (in front of Stone Zoo)
  • 9:30 a.m. - Party opens (New location! Stone Zoo ampitheater)
  • 10:30 a.m. - Awards ceremony @ Stone Zoo ampitheater
  • 12:00 p.m. - Party's over; enjoy the zoo for the day!