3rd Annual 5K Zombie Run for Charity

Mount Airy, NC

Miss Angel's Heavenly Pies Inc., Hillbilly Gluten Free Bake Shop and Creamery, and Miss Angel's Pick Your Own Country Farms is sponsoring the 3rd ANNUAL 5K ZOMBIE RUN FOR CHARITY which will be held in  Downtown Mount Airy, NC. 

100% of the event proceeds will be going to the 
Shepherd's House Shelter and the Museum of Regional History in Mount Airy, NC.

How it works:
Escape the zombies trying to take your life as you run along the new 5K race course!

At the start of the race, all humans will be given a race "life" belt with 3 Velcro flags attached.  Zombies along the course will try to take the human flags, or "lives." Zombies will scare you but NOT touch you.

In order to qualify for a prize at the end of the race, you must finish the course with all 3 flags "lives." Humans will be given this prize at the finish line when they show that all 3 flags  are still attached to their Velcro belts. Chances are, you will not be turned into a zombie...if you're lucky.

Race awards will be given to the fastest overall and age group finishers.

Register online here or at:
Traxx Shoes
367 S. Andy Griffith Parkway
Mount Airy, NC

Event Schedule
Packet Pickup
Friday, October 26th  Noon - 7:00 P
Traxx Shoes
367 S. Andy Griffith Parkway
Mount Airy, NC

Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup
4:30 - 5:30 PM
*Location pending

Course Map: MapMyRun
Victims, er...humans will start running for their lives on Willow Street near the corner of Willow and Oak Streets in front of the old Spencer's building and the Renfro and Spencer Lofts. They will turn left onto Independence Avenue and then head straight into the zombie hive on the Emily B. Taylor section of the Granite City Greenway behind Renfro and Choice Physical Therapy.  At the end of the greenway, able humans will travel up West Lebanon Street, turn right on Willow Street and follow Willow Street all the way to the finish line in the same place as the start. A course map is available on MapMyRun and on the 'Courses & Maps' link above right.

Parking: Free parking is available in several municipal lots near the start/finish and after-party.

Start Time (we like to call it "Feeding Time"):
5K Wave 1 Wheelchair/Special Needs will start at 6:00 PM
5K Waves 2 - 4  - see waves below - start at 6:10 PM with a wave start every 1-2 minutes based on the number of humans in each wave.

Awards: 7:15 PM

After Party:
Right after the run, join us for a Zombie Apocalypse HALLOWEEN after-party outside on Market Street, Downtown Mount Airy, NC from 8:00 - 11:00 PM featuring live music from various local bands, sponsored by Thirsty Souls Community Brewing and White Elephant Beer Co. with a zombie costume contest for even more fun! Food and beverages will be available for purchase. After-party tickets are free to runners and you will get an admission bracelet on race day.

After-party tickets:
  • 5K participants admitted FREE
  • Standard admission: $10.00
Thirsty Souls Community Brewing 
238 Market Street
Mount Airy, NC

White Elephant Beer Co.
225 Market Street
Mount Airy, NC

Zombie Run Registration Fees --

Early Registration by 7/4/18: 
Kids 5 and Under: FREE*  
Wheelchair/Special Needs + 1 Guest: $10
Youth 6-12:  $15*
Teens 13-17:  $20
Adults 18 and Up: $25

Race Day Registration:
Kids 5 and Under: FREE*
Wheelchair/Special Needs + 1 Guest: $10
Youth 6-12:  $20*
Teens 13-17:  $25
Adults 18 and Up: $30

*For safety, children 12 and under must be accompanied by a registered adult

Race registration includes free admission to the Halloween after-party on Market Street!
Register by 10/1 to be guaranteed a race t-shirt.

This event has a "No Refund" policy.  Race runs rain or shine.

Zombie run participants must choose a wave start at registration:

  • Wave 1:  Wheelchair/Special Needs
  • Wave 2:  Individual Competitive*
  • Wave 3:  Groups/Teams
  • Wave 4:  Families/Fun Run/Walk Individual

*If you are competing for time and awards, we recommend you register for Wave 2 - Individual Competitive.  All waves will be timed and eligible for awards.

Families with small children and those planning to walk should register in Wave 4 = Families/Fun Run/Walk Individual

If you have a special needs runner or wish to compete in a wheelchair, contact Angela Shur, Race Director, at the contact info below, for a promo code giving you discounted admission of $5 each for the participant and their guest, which includes entry to the after-party, food, and more!

This is a chip-timed 5K race.  Awards will be given based on the following categories:
  • Fastest Human Males (Top 3)
  • Fastest Human Females (Top 3)
  • Fastest Humans by Age - Male and Female: Top 3 (10 and Under, 11-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+)
  • Overall Human Male or Female racer wins a 100 dollar Traxx Gift Certificate

Race Rules:
No pets allowed on the race course
No weapons, play weapons or sharp objects
No physical contact between participants or zombies
Runners must stay within the course boundaries
Runners must keep the flag belt and race bib on at all times
Flag belts and race bibs must be visible and cannot be covered or tucked in to clothing
All participants must sign liability waiver prior to race.

Zombies wanted!!!  Do you prefer the thrill of the hunt?  Sign up to be a zombie for $10 and have a great time scaring the humans along the course.  Plus, you get free admission to the Halloween after-party.  Must be 16 years of age or older. You will be contacted by the race organizers with details and must attend a mandatory meeting prior to the event for costume instructions and race day direction.  Click the 'Register Now' button above to sign up online.

For more info, contact:
Angela Shur
Downtown Mount Airy
Miss Angel's Heavenly Pies
153 N. Main Street
Mount Airy, NC 27030
Shop: (336) 786-1537
Cell: (516) 317-6338

Hillbilly Gluten Free Bake Shop and Creamery
155 N. Main Street
Mount Airy, NC 27030

Miss Angel's Pick Your Own Country Farms
252 Heart Lane
Mount Airy, NC 27030

When & Where

Oct 27, 2018


6:00 PM

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Mount Airy, NC

Corner of Willow and Oak Streets

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