The Zombie Dash 5K    Saturday, October 21, 2017, 6:45 PM

Event Schedule

Tuesday, August 1, 12:01 AM

Pricing increases from $39 to $45

Wednesday, October 11, 12:00 PM

Regular registration with a guaranteed shirt ends at noon Wednesday, October 11.  You can still sign up online through 7 PM on Thursday, October 19, but a shirt is not guaranteed.  Stop by the shirt area after the race to check if your size is still available.  We did order extra shirts in anticipation of more registrations after this deadline.

Thursday, October 19, 7:00 PM

Late online registration closes at 7:00 PM (online registration only)

Saturday, October 21, GAME DAY!

Runner Check-in

  • 5:00-7:00 PM at Sixth Street Bridge Park, 647 Monroe Ave NW.  Race starts at 6:45 PM.  Packets will contain your bib number with your chip, safety pins and a shirt if you registered as a runner before the shirt cutoff date and time stated online.Limited same day registration.

Zombie Check-in

  • 5:00-6:00 PM at Sixth Street Bridge Park, 647 Monroe NW.  Packets will contain your bib number, safety pins and a shirt if you registered by the shirt deadline.  Zombines, please place the bib on your back at the event on Saturday.
  • Zombies get brief training and head to feeding zones at 6:00 PM.

Race Start

Start time of 6:45 PM with no assigned waves and a start cutoff of 7:15 PM for you night owls.  Flashlights and headlamps are required.  Sunset is at 6:40 PM. Darkness arrives shortly after 7:00 PM.  If you plan to walk the course, please start at 6:45 PM.  You will still start in small groups to avoid congestion on the riverwalk.  Your time starts when you cross the start mat.  No late starts after 7:15 PM for safety reasons.  Police blocking roads are being dismissed by a cyclist following the last official runner.  

Race Cutoff

8:00 pm course cleared (please choose an early wave to avoid course clearing time if necessary)

Best Dressed Zombie Judging And Awards Pickup 

The undead and alive will be voting on the 3 best dressed zombies at Sixth Street Park shortly after 8:00 PM.  The top 3 zombies will be presented with a special prize.  Audience participation will determine the top 3.  Age group award pickup starting at 8:00 PM.  No formal awards ceremony.