Where Profits Go

Running Wild is a project of Wildlife Protection Solutions, a 501c3 Non-Profit.

All profits from the race are donated to organizations who are working to prevent the extinction of African wildlife. Please click on the beneficiary pages to learn more about how your funds will help ensure these animals’ future.

2019 Race Profit Results

RACE BENEFICIARY PERCENTAGE DONATED:
Wildlife Protection Solutions 40%
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA 30%
Cheetah Conservation Fund 20%
Big Life Foundation 10%

2018 Race Profit Results

Total Profit: $7,209.44

RACE BENEFICIARY PERCENTAGE DONATED:
Wildlife Protection Solutions 45% / $3,244.25
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA 35% / $2,523.30
Cheetah Conservation Fund 20% / $1,441.89

2017 Race Profit Results

Total Profit: $7,154.97

Race Beneficiary Percentage and Proceeds Donated:
Wildlife Protection Solutions 45% / $3,219.74
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA 35% / $2,504.24
Zuzuland Conservation Trust * 20% / $1,430.99

*Funds were originally designated for Fundimvelo Thula Thula Rhino Orphange (FTTRO). Unfortunately, due to security issues, FTTRO was forced to close. The surviving orphans were sent to Zululand Conservation Trust for ongoing care. Running Wild continued our support of these orphans by sending the funds originally designated for FTTRO to Zululand Conservation Trust.

2016 Race Profit Results:

Total Profit: $10,239.64

Race Beneficiary Percentage and Proceeds Donated:
Wildlife Protection Solutions 33.5% / $3,430.28
National Geographic’s Big Cat Initiativefundimvelo-thula-thula-rhino-orphanage/ 33.5% / $3430.28
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA 16.5% / $1689.54
Fundimvelo Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage 16.5% / $1689.54

2015 Race Profit Results:

Total Profit: $5,001.80

Race Beneficiary Percentage and Proceeds Donated:
Fundimvelo Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage 16.5% / $835.30
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA 16.5% / $835.30
Wildlife Protection Solutions 33.5% / $1675.60
National Geographic’s Big Cat Initiative 33.5% / $1675.60

Thank you for your contribution.

As a token of our appreciation for your support, you received a goodie bag. We estimate the value of the 2019 5K goodie bag at $25 and the Fun Run goodie bag is more than the ticket price. We are required to inform you that your federal income tax deduction for your contribution is the amount of your contribution less the value of this gift.