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How to Survive a Zombie Run

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This past weekend was my second Zombie run, but first time as a runner, and not a Zombie chaser. The event was a 5k at Fowler Park featuring several obstacles, lots of hills, and of course numerous Zombies trying to chase you down. You wore a belt like flag football with 3 flags. Kind of like flag football over a 5k in the woods.

The event started at the covered bridge, you had to climb a 6 foot wall, and then the first set of zombies were waiting just on the other side.

Tip Number 1: Run with a group to keep the Zombies at bay

The second obstacle was a 12 foot wall, but thankfully it had a rope (actually a rubber hose) to make the climb, and descent on the other side.

Tip Number 2: Wear shoes with particularly good traction

Tip Number 3: Wear light gloves for the climbing

After the second obstacle we proceed into the first wooded section where you guessed it, several more zombies awaited. Here is where I made the crazy move of going out on my own. A couple of young guys were run…