Run Lehigh Valley

Haunt 5K Zombie Run @ Dorney

Race Date: Sep 20 2014, 9:00 AM

We’ve unleashed the zombies- and those who survived are ready for a morning run! Costumes aren’t required but are highly recommended!

Location: Dorney Park

Start Time: 9 AM  (All participants must be able to finish up a 5K in 70 minutes.  23 minutes per mile)

Race day registration/packet pickup: 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM

Fees:

$25 until August 17th

$30 August 17th – Race Day

New this year -

1. Chip timing

2. 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.

***Combo entries — register for the Haunt 5K and the Run Like Hell 6K for $45

The Goods: Each runner receives a free entry into Dorney Park Haunt V (to use 9/20 – 9/22)  Plus a t-shirt, goodie bag, 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 1)

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!

Prizes: Age group awards will be given 3-deep and everyone has a shot at the raffle prizes! Must be present at awards ceremony to win. The awards ceremony will take place as soon as possible following the last finisher. Approximately 10 AM.

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.