9 Apocalyptic Zombie Runs for 2014
Lake Eerie Zombie Mud RunSandusky, Ohio - July 12, 2014 1 of 10
The creators of this zombie-themed mud run proclaim that it will be "the best race of your life." Put your survivalist skills to the test as you trudge through mud and climb extreme obstacles all while trying to keep your life flags from being taken by a zombie. You can race solo or with a team, but remember, when it comes to zombies, there's always strength in numbers.
Zombies by Color DashOwatonna, Minnesota - August 2, 2014 2 of 10
This zombie race is all about the fun: it's not timed, zombies tag runners with brightly colored paint and at the end prizes are awarded for those who made it to the finish line without getting "attacked." What's more, all participants are welcome to be an extra in a zombie feature film, being shot in October 2014.
The Zombie RunArchdale, North Carolina - August 30, 2014 3 of 10
Toe up to the start line with a life belt around your waist and adrenaline pumping through your body. Along the course are mock chemical spill zones, car crashes and more, all of which you have to run through without losing your "life flags." Celebrate making it through the apocalypse at the after party.
Zombie Quarantine Challenge 2014Onalaska, Wisconsin - September 6, 2014 4 of 10
Ever wanted to step into your zombie video game? Well now you can. This race is an intense, obstacle-focused, live-action video game that follows along the 5K Green Coulee Bluffs course. All money raised for this event will go toward community events put on by the local parks and recreation department and Onalaska Jaycees.
Electric Zombie RunDenton, Texas - September 13, 2014 5 of 10
If you thought zombies were scary during the day, try running a zombie-infested course at night. Find your way from start to finish with glow lights, and when you finish you can celebrate with food, drinks, contests and music. If you complete the course in 35 minutes or less you get a glow in the dark medal and ribbon that says, "I survived the Electric Zombie Run."
Extreme Zombie RunFeasterville, Pennsylvania - September 13, 2014 6 of 10
If you want run in a truly freaky zombie race, head to Pennsylvania, where you'll skip, climb, run, and slink through "America's Most Horrifying Woods." From blood slides to muddy pits of sludge, this race will test your mental and physical strength. All the while, look for zombies who are waiting for you around every corner.
Haunted Forest Zombie MassacreYorktown, Indiana - September 27, 2014 7 of 10
Run for your life in this untimed, 4-mile race, either alone or with your whole family—there's no age limit on who can participate. Try to make it through the entire course with all life flags, and then celebrate with all the zombies at the after party.
Run2Survive - Zombie FestFairview, Oregon - October 18, 2014 8 of 10
As a "survivor" runner you get a 5-minute head start before the zombies take off; but keep your two life flags close, because they're coming for you sooner than you expect. If your kids want to join in, register them for the Little Zombie Run, for children ages 3 to 10. At the Zombie Fest post-race party you can sip on adult beverages with the zombies who tried to tackle you along the course.
Capitol Apocalypse 5K Zombie Run - 2014Sacramento, California - October 18, 2014 9 of 10
Compete in this zombie run to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. After battling a variety of hurdles, sprinting from speedy zombies and praying for the finish line, you'll celebrate at one of the best after parties around. With live music, a beer garden, food trucks and vendors you'll be thankful you made it out alive.