River Zombies 5K

November 1, 2014

River Zombies

A 5K Fun Run Obstacle Course to benefit the Flint RiverQuarium. Try to avoid the Zombies and be the first across the finish line!  A fundraiser to benefit the Flint RiverQuarium.  Run a 5K Obstacle Course while avoiding Zombies out to take your life!  This is an untimed race.  Each person crossing the finish line will receive a medal.  There will be a prize for the first female and first male to cross the finish line with the most life flags left.

Official Rules

  • Humans must be at least 12 years old, and if under 18 must have a parent present and sign a waiver
  • To qualify for first place you must run the entire course and complete all obstacles, you may choose not to complete an obstacle, but you will not be qualified to win
  • Humans must wear their number bib in a visible location while running
  • Life Flags must be visible and accessible
  • Humans do NOT become Zombies when all lives are lost, continue running even if all life flags are lost
  • All Humans who complete the course, regardless of the number of life flags still held, will receive a medal
  • Zombies may 'steal' the life flag of any runner by pulling the flag off – you may not tackle, trip, punch or otherwise physically impede a runner
  • Humans may not punch, trip or otherwise physically impede Zombies
  • Humans may not steal life flags from Zombies
  • Zombies will have marked areas they must stay in while they attempt to steal Human life flags
  • Absolutely NO WEAPONS of any kind allowed
  • Participants must abide by instructions given by race officials during race
  • Disqualification will occur when a participant fails to wear their number, hides life flags, leaves the course, takes a shortcut or otherwise exhibits poor sportsmanship
  • Participants understand and acknowledge that River Zombies 5K is an extreme event and accept all risks associated with the event. All participants must sign a waiver, under age 18 participants must have a parent or guardian present to sign the waiver
  • Participants agree to photographs to being taken and to allow the Flint RiverQuarium to use such photos for future promotions
  • All wheeled devices are strictly prohibited from the course during the race
  • Non-participants will not be allowed on the course during the run
  • Humans do NOT become Zombies when all lives are lost, continue running even if all life flags are lost

Register Online

It is not quite time for the River Zombies 5K.  When the dates and registration are announced you will be able to make your reservations on this page.  Check back often for new information.