Zombie Dash: Run the ‘Hood Virtual 5K/10K/Kids’ Fun Run

It’s time to lace up your shoes for a SPOOKTACULAR event, and get ready to RUN FOR YOUR LIFE! The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans 5th Virtual 5K/10K – Run the ‘Hood – is going spooky with a Zombie Dash! In honor of the great workout you’ll be giving your heart, this year we’re giving 10% of proceeds to The American Heart Association.

What: Zombie Dash: Run the ‘Hood Virtual 5K/10K/Kids’ Fun Run

When: Saturday, October 27th (any time!)

Where: Everywhere! You can map your own course, you choose… 3.1 miles or 6.2! Got kids? Register them for a 5K or 1-mile Fun Run!

Who: Anyone from anywhere! All ages, abilities, walkers, runners, woggers… everyone can participate! We love our running groups and can offer a discount to groups of 5 or more! Email us for more info!

How: First, you probably want to read all of this super-informative post that will answer most of your questions! Secondly, you will need to register on the official Race Event Page.

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Contest:

It’s no secret that we love Pinterest… so why not have a pinning contest to celebrate our official Zombie Dash launch? Go ahead, do it! Pin our race image below, then come back to this post and leave the link to your pin! One lucky winner will receive a FREE race entry, or if you’ve already registered, we will give you a refund!

Contest will run through Sunday, September 17th at 11:59 p.m. Pacific time. Winner will be randomly chosen from valid entries and announced the following day. Good luck!

Groups and Networking:

Check out the Facebook event page! It’s a great way to connect with the other ghouls and ghosts you will be competing with! Post on this page to find others in your area to run or walk with! Who doesn’t love company?

Love DailyMile? So do we!

Music

Need playlists? These tunes will get your feet and body movin’!

Costumes!

What’s a Zombie Dash without costumes? We would love, LOVE for you to get dressed up in your Halloweenie best! There is nothing better than seeing PacMan or Justin Bieber running down the road! Scared to look like a fool? Have your friends and neighbors dress up in their ghostly garb and join you in either running or walking the race!

Other FAQs:

When will I get my race tee? Race tees and finisher’s medals will mailed out in time for you to wear on race day! **international participants swag cannot be guaranteed to arrive before race day. Sorry.

What will they look like? Coming soon!

When does registration end? Registration will end at the end of the day on October 7th, 2012.

Can I register late? Nope. Sorry. Once registration is closed, it’s closed. We need to get the t-shirt order into the printers so that everyone can get their tees in time for race day!

What about race results? After you finish your race, we will have a form to fill out with your race distance and time! Results will be separated into age brackets and published the following week!

Age brackets: Men’s and Women’s will be separate, ages as follows:

60 and over:
50-59
40-49
30-39
20-29
13-19
12 and under

I live for race bling, please tell me I will get a medal! You got it! Medals and tees will be sent out together before race day!

More questions? Email us!

Helpful Links:

Just getting started running? This post will point you in the right direction!

We love DailyMile for logging our miles!

Need help mapping a route? Check out MapMyRun.com! There is also an app! iMapMyRUN+ Running, Run, Jogging, Training, GPS, Fitness, Workout - MapMyFitness

Have an iPhone? The RunKeeper app is an excellent way to track your routes/pace/miles! RunKeeper - FitnessKeeper, Inc.

Sponsors:

This event wouldn’t be possible without the help of our fabulous sponsors! We are looking for 8 awesome companies and/or bloggers to partner up with! Sponsorship is very reasonable {cheap!} so hurry and nab your spot on the back of our tees! Your brand WILL be seen!

 

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