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4th ANNUAL GEORGIA ZOMBIE FEST 5K, FUN RUN and VIRTUAL 5K

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Etowah River Park 600 Brown Industrial Pkwy CantonGA  30114
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Etowah River Park 600 Brown Industrial Pkwy CantonGA  30114

About This Activity

It’s another Zombie Infestation!  What are we going to do?  We are going to Walk, Run, Creep and Crawl and anything else that gets us through the GEORGIA ZOMBIE FEST 5K AND 1 MILE FUN RUN! 

Join us on Saturday Evening October 14th where you will sign in and register at Etowah River Park in Canton, GA and begin your journey.  From Etowah River Park you will follow the paved path to the bridge and on through the zombie infested woods (you will literally be going over the river and through the woods.)  Coming out of the woods (if you make it) you will round Hertiage Park and then it’s back through the woods, at dusk, while it’s getting dark, and there are zombies, are you getting the picture now?

We really do have nice zombies, they won’t touch or hurt you, they are just fun.  This is a run that is just Scary Fun – but it is also for a serious cause.   Just like Zombies, we are also fighting the battle and losing too many of our friends and family to drug overdose.   Join Drug Free Cherokee in RAISING AWARENESS, BY RAISING THE DEAD.  Post the run on your social media and help us get the word out

Can’t make it on Saturday, but want to support the cause, join the Worldwide Virtual 5K anytime during the month of October.  IT’S NEW THIS YEAR - A VIRTUAL 5K - ZOMBIES AROUND THE WORLD - Our goal is 8,015 participants.  Why 8015?  If you add up 8015 people walking, running, dancing or jogging a 5k, it would total 40075 Kilometers with is the circumference of the earth at the equator!  Awesome right!   So Zombies around the world letting the world know that we will not stand for loss of one more person due to overdose  #NotOneMoreBrain

Event details and schedule

Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup: Begins at 5:30PM

1 Mile Walk, Run, Creep or Crawl: Starts at 7PM

5K: Starts at 7:30PM

Awards for the 5K: Unique awards given to the Overall male and female, 3 deep in age groups beginning with 10 and under to 75 and over (you are so going to love these awards!)

Fun Stuff:  The first 250 to show up at registration will receive a race pack with lots of info and important stuff AND your very own ticket to the awesome GEORGIA ZOMBIE FEST and CarnEvil happening the following Saturday, October 21st in downtown Woodstock from noon – 9:00pm!  Check it out www.GeorgiaZombieFest.com – After you finish registering.

Series Affiliation: The race is part of the 2017 Black Bag Race Series.

Timing and Results: Finish line management provided by Classic Race Services with results posted to www.classicraceservices.com, www.active.com, www.coolrunning.com and www.runningintheusa.com.

Shirts and Goodies: Shirts are guaranteed to those who register by 10/8/17.  Those registering after that date and on race day are not guaranteed a shirt or size.  There will be plenty of refreshments, the zombies get thirsty.

What will I wear?:  Come dressed in your favorite Zombie/Walker makeup.  Safety first, make sure you are safe to participate and are not a hazard to those around you. Or come disguised as a human being and wear your regular walking/running stuff.

Other Info: In case of rain, the races will go on.  Delay of the start may happen in case of severe weather in the area at race time.  If severe weather continues, then the race director or local authorities may make the call to cancel the race at that time.  Sorry, no refunds.

Virtual Runners:  Will receive a medal and 2 tickets to the Georgia Zombie Fest in Woodstock GA.  Shirts are available for an additional $15.  No Black Bag Points or awards will be given for the Virtual Run and you can walk, run, swim, dance, crawl, or do your best Daryl impression and ride your motorcycle for 5K.  BUT DON’T, DO NOT forget to post your pictures to our social media page and remember #NotOneMoreBrain.

One More Thing:  If you register for the Virtual Run and show up to the LIVE run, you will not be on our LIVE 5K registration list and so we won’t have a t-shirt for you and it will be a total mess, so if you made a mistake you have to email Zombie@CherokeeFocus.org to let us straighten you out (in a nice way)  If you email us regarding an error on your part in registering, we will email you back.  If you do not get a return email, please try again.  And most of all, pay attention when registering and we thank you.  NOW GO REGISTER!!!!

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