UlsterCorps’ tenth annual Zombie Escape takes place on Saturday, October 26 at Williams Lake in Rosendale. Seasonal events include a 5K trail run, 1K walk and a free 1K Fun Run for kids. As UlsterCorps’ primary annual fundraiser, Zombie Escape is the perfect riotous, family-friendly way to support the county’s grassroots not-for-profit resource dedicated to fostering a culture of volunteerism, collaborative work and community service.
Runners participating in the Zombie Escape will be given a health flag belt (two flags each, like flag football). Those who avoid the zombies and get through the woods with at least one flag and all their brains intact will earn an UlsterCorps Zombie Escape Survivor wristband. Runners can also opt to avoid being attacked by zombies and compete in the timed race without wearing the health flags. All participants will receive a medal; top finishers will receive awards in gender and ten-year age group categories.
The event will also include a bonfire by the lake, goodie bags for the first 300 registered runners and volunteers and free refreshments including hot chocolate and s’mores. There’s a team rate of only $15 per person for groups of three or more who register by October 23. Day-of registration costs $20 per person.
Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m.
Williams Lake Rd., Rosendale