Race Date: Sep 18 2015, 11:00 PM
The 2015 ZOMBIE Run at Dorney Park has been canceled. If you have already registered – please check your information on how to transfer your registration to a future event or how to request a refund.
We’ve unleashed the zombies- and those who survived are ready for a run! Costumes aren’t required but are highly recommended! You must be dressed as a Zombie to win prizes.
Location: Dorney Park
Start Time: 11:00 PM (All participants must be able to finish up a 5K in 45 minutes. 15 minutes per mile)
Race Day Timeline:
Packet pick-up from 6 PM – 9:45 PM (Outside the gate to Dorney Park)
Make-up available from 9 PM – 10 PM (Price ranging from $5-$15 depending on detail)
Costume Contest and Raffles at 10:30 PM after Blood Drums show (Center Stage)
Race begins at 11 PM
$30 until August 21
$35 August 22 – Race Day
The Goods: Each runner receives a free entry into Dorney Park Haunt V Plus a t-shirt, snacks and chances at prizes and raffles! You will receive your Dorney tickets via email — so be sure to type it in correctly! (T-shirts are guaranteed if registered by September 4)
The Run: The race will take place at Dorney Park. Starting inside the park and running through the park and surrounding area. The course will include pavement, some grass and gravel. — all running participants are the Zombies – come dressed to impress! There will be “humans” entering the course with flags throughout the course — any participant dressed as a zombie can grab a flag and flags = prizes! Spread the word, its going to be a great time!
Awards: Overall winners and Age group awards will be given 3-deep (19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+) –> awards will be a free entry to a future Run Lehigh Valley event, we will not do an awards ceremony for tops finishers. Awards will be posted on facebook and emailed a promo code.
Prizes: For best dressed Zombie and for catching humans. Best dressed prizes will be given out before the race at Center Stage and “Human” prizes will be given out immediately after the finish.
Register as a “Human” for $30 — “humans” will not be timed and will be scattered throughout the course. Human runners will receive event t-shirts and the same perks, just will not be timed runners. Humans need to be at the park 30 minutes prior to the race. Human Runners do not run the entire 5K.
Series Points: (No points available for finishing) — 1 point for each “comfort kit” item up to ten. We are working together with the Red Cross young professional group Club Red for this event. Suggestions for donations include: toothbrush, toothpaste, toothbrush caps, deodorant, shaving cream, shampoo, body lotion, tissue packets, disposable razors, bars of soap, washcloth, combs and for the children’s kits, small toys. These kits are used to help families that are displaced during emergencies
Other fun stuff: This is a ZOMBIE RUN! Come out looking like the best zombie. Individual and group prizes will be offered! All zombies will also be given an extra raffle ticket!
The event is rain or shine. Run Lehigh Valley reserves the right to cancel and/or alter the race in the event that natural disaster or other unforeseen circumstance prevents us from holding the race safely as planned. We will make every attempt to hold the event. Any cancellations or changes, will be noted on the home page, race-specific page and on facebook.