A Race Update for runners and separate update for zombies will be sent out on Monday, 10/20. Most of the information in the update can also be found on the Race Information page. A second race update with your race/bib number will be emailed out Thursday evening, 10/23, or Friday morning.
DATE: Unknown; post-apocalypse
SITUATION: Dire. Recon footage shows rural fortifications are on the brink of collapse. The viral outbreak is projected to go full-scale, spreading like wildfire among the dense populations of the city.
MISSION: You are part of a small band of survivors on a scouting mission. Your team’s mission is to scout the urban quarantine area under the cover of darkness. Avoid the ravenous zombie hordes roaming the night and make it back to safety.
3 life strips.
3 hundred zombies.
Can you survive The Zombie Dash?
Oct. 25, 2014, Grand Rapids, MI
Time: Sunset to darkness
Option 1: Survivor/Runner
- Run five kilometers on post-apocalyptic streets and paths
- Race against darkness
- Dodge the zombies and keep your “flag football” life strips to avoid infection and stay alive (time bonus)
Option 2: Zombie (FREE but you must register)
- Dress and act like the undead, freak out the survivors
- Infect the survivors by grabbing their flags
Photos by Terry Johnston Photography and Ian Anderson, courtesy of the Downtown Alliance.