Zombie Rush 5K Fort Lauderdale 2014

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Aug 2, 2014


Fort Lauderdale, FL

About This Activity

What is Zombie Rush?
Zombie Rush is a 5k run with zombie immersion chase, filled with hordes of the undead to chase after you. When we say full immersion that means participating in a heart pounding, non-stop, and action packed adrenalized experience, that will take you on a one of a kind trip navigating through the post-apocalyptic aftermath. Touted as one of the most exciting, safest and well organized races out there!
The chase starts in the compound area from our signature start line. It is protected from the zombie infested quarantine zone by barricades of chain link fence, tires, pallets and whatever else our team finds.
Your objective is to traverse through the apocalyptic aftermath and zombie zones. The zombies will be in the chase zones and this is where you will have to sprint, dodge, jump, and roll or do your best zombies juke! You will have health flags that the zombies really, really, really want! Finish the race with at least one health flag and earn the coveted “Survivor Medal”. Lose all your flags and you will have one chance to gain a health flag back at our revive station, but it won’t be easy. Finish with no health flags, you are considered infected and receive no medal. Not all is lost though, we will still give you a really cool Zombie Rush t-shirt for your effort and there’s that awesome apocalypse after party, which only Zombie Rush knows how to throw!
What is The Compound?
The compound will be surrounded with chain link fence to keep out the undead. This is your safe haven from the zombies, where the fun starts and continues after your chase experience ends. We have our in house “D.J. Cisco” spinning hot fresh tunes for you throughout the event. Enjoy our great food vendors, beverages and after party. This is ground zero for the “Zombie Invasion Show” exclusive to Zombie Rush Race only. There will be lots to do and see in the zombie themed compound. Bring your camera because you will not want to miss the many cool props, signs and vehicles in our venue. There will also be a few Zombies and Zombie Hunters to take pictures with in and around the venue.
Enjoy our activity filled venue while jamming out to the beats of our in house D.J., straight out of Miami! This crew can definitely bring the party when it comes to music and spinning the latest and greatest. No other race throws an after party like Zombie Rush.
Zombie Invasion Show
ATTENTION! There will be a breach in the perimeter fence by incoming zombies at sometime during the day! Listen for the emergency broadcast followed by the zombie sirens. This is sure to send chills down your spine as a live horde of zombies spill into the compound area and move swiftly toward their human targets…you. Not to worry, our Zombie Response Team will be alerted and respond to the invasion not a minute too soon. Stand back and enjoy the show as they take down the horde of zombies and save your hide! You really want to have your cameras out for this one. Note: all spectators will be ushered behind a safe line. This is a live performance, which involves large moving vehicles, special effects smoke and a cast of actors. If you are interested in being a zombie actor in this live performance show for free, please contact Brian at (brian@ultimate-combatant.com)
What you get with ticket purchase
Zombie Rush t-shirt.
Survivor medal if you finish with at least one flag.
Race bib
Flag belt with 3 flags
All day access to the compound party and events/entertainment.
Memorable pictures of yourself with zombies, friends and family.
Zombie Rush t-shirt
Free zombie make-over by professional make up artists.
All day access to compound party and events/entertainment
Free water while doing zombie shift.
Memorable pictures of yourself with fellow zombies, friends and family.

Who can participate as a runner or a zombie?
-Anyone who is healthy and capable to run or walk 5K should have no problem completing this race.
-Zombies need to be able to stay on the course for 1.5 hours as a zombie.
-Although there is no age limit to participate, (12 years old and under requires his/her guardian to attend with him/her. 18 years old and under requires a signed parent/guardian consent form)
What to bring
- Picture ID
- Printed and Signed Waiver form
- Cash for parking, merchandise, drinks and food.
- Towel and change of clothes, including shoes.
- Sunblock, bug repellant
- Chairs or blanket, sun umbrella
What to leave at your home
- Jewelries, big amount of cash, valuables.
- Weapons (real or fake)
- Pets
- Coolers must be left in parking area, not allowed in venue area.
- $5 per car fee (additional $1.5 per person if there are more than 4 in a car) will be collected at the gate and will be cash only.
- Please leave all valuables at home; Ultimate Combatant will make every effort to patrol parking areas with assigned security and watch for any suspicious activity. It is ultimately the responsibility of the participants and those in attendance to secure their valuables in a safe place or leave at home. Ultimate Combatant, LLC. will not be responsible for any missing valuables or theft at the race.
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Event details and schedule

7:00-Zombie Check-In starts
7:30- Packet pick up for first wave of runners starts
(All participants need to come for packet pick-up at least one hour before your wave)
8:00- Compound party and activities start in venue area.
8:30- First wave of runners start: every 30-minute 
-Runners: wave start at 8:30am and every 30 minutes
-Zombies: shift time 7:30-10:00, 8:30-11:00
-Zombies will get prepared in make-up tent for 1 hour and stay on the course for 1.5 hours.

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