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Wickedly Whiting Zombie Run 5K Event
Sat, Oct 8, 2016
Running-5K - Runners will have flags that represent their health. Zombies will try to steal those flags. Runners must make it to the finish line with at least one flag or become one of the walking dead! - RUNNER - INDIVIDUAL
ZOMBIE - Can't run or don't want to? Register to be a zombie. You get everything the runners get without the running!
Under 21 participant - Under 21 zombie or participant? We'll keep the beer tickets and you pay a discounted price
About This Activity
The dead have risen, and they’re hungry. Consumed with a ravenous desire for human flesh, they are everywhere. All they do is kill, and the people they kill awaken, infected with whatever it is that is causing the newly dead to rise. Society is crumbling. The streets are in ruins. Your own family and friends may have joined the ranks of the undead. And they’re coming right at you... Join us in Whiting, Indiana for the second annual Wickedly Whiting Festival and Zombie 5K! Located 17 minutes south of the Chicago Loop, this Halloween festival is the first of its kind in the region. The 5K is located at Whiting Park, on the shore of Lake Michigan, which is just a couple of blocks away from the fest. Once you get throughthe 5K, hopefully alive, visit our festival, a festival of food, fun, and shopping!
Event details and schedule
Runners will endure a 5K run through a zombie-infested, tree lined course. Test your speed while trying to avoid ravenous zombies! Do you have what it takes to make it out alive?
Runners will have flags that represent their health. Zombies will try to steal those flags. Runners must make it to the finish line with at least one flag or become one of the walking dead! All participants receive a long sleeve, dri-wick t-shirt, tickets to our festival beer garden, and a chance at a medal!
Five Reasons to Choose Zombie Run 5K
AFFORDABLE: A fraction of the cost of a typical zombie run
LOCATION: Located 17 minutes from Chicago's Loop on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan
ZOMBIES: Free professional makeover for all zombies! All of our zombies undergo a free transformation by professional make-up artists to help make them the most realistic-appearing zombies ever!
FUN: Run from zombies or be a zombie and chase runners!
FESTIVAL: A fun, Halloween festival afterwards
8 am: Zombies and make-up artists arrive at the Whihala Beach Life Guard station (entry to beach through Whiting Park)
8:15 am: Zombies begin free transformation by on-site makeup artists.
9:30 am: Runners arrive and begin checking in.
10:30 am: On-site check-in ends. Runners and zombies, please be on-site and checked in by this time (30 minutes prior to the start of the race).
10:40 am: Zombies are directed to their locations along the course.
10:50 am: Runners start to line up.
11:00 am: The 5KRunDead race begins!
12:00 pm: Wickedly Whiting Festival and Beer Garden