Zombie Survivor 5K Race and Obstacle Course! Team Slow and Steady!

Race Overview
Zombie Survivor will be taking place on July 20th, 2013 at the Cochrane AG Society. The track consists of vast hilly areas and dirt arenas. The race will be approximately 5km long, although if you navigate the course poorly it may be longer.
What Kind of Obstacles are at the Event?
We wouldn’t want to ruin all of the surprises..
All we can say is be ready to climb, duck, dodge and crawl.
Wearing something that you don’t mind getting bloody would be a good idea

To get to the Cochrane AG Society from Calgary go North on Crowchild and keep on the road until you pass the intersection for highway 22. It will be the first right after this intersection. It is about 25 min NW of Calgary.

Zombie Survivor is a 5 km race, where not only are you racing to finish 1st, but also trying to stay alive while doing so!
Registration starts March 15th. $45 a person.
website: http://www.zombiesurvivor.ca/

Basic Rules of Survival
•Prior to the race you will receive lives (flags) which are attached to a belt you wear – think flag football
•The goal of the race is to complete the track with at least 1 life still attached to your belt
•The zombies on the course are not only out for your brains, but will be targeting your flags
•If you lose all your flags, unfortunately you have been infected by zombies. However, just because you are infected doesn’t mean you are out of the race! Still try to post your best race time!
•The ultimate goal is to finish the race with a flag still attached. You will find that working as a team to overcome obstacles will be beneficial. You have strength in numbers against the Zombie Hordes.
•While most Zombies move and react slowly, be weary of enraged Hunter zombies on the course. These zombies move and react quicker than your regular walkers.

The Race Course

•The course is approximately 5km long. It will involve some tricky uphill and downhill terrain, as well as 10-15 man-made or natural obstacles.
•There will be lots of zombies on the course. Don’t get too close to them, they like brains.
•Expect to get wet, muddy and “bloody”, bringing a change of clothes for after the race is advised, there will be a bag check on site.
•All obstacles are optional to complete, however the alternate route may be more difficult or slower to navigate.

Survival Tips
•Act as a team, some highly infested areas are easier to navigate as a pack, you’ll have a higher survival rate if you can use meat shields (other runners) to your advantage
•Conserve some energy while running, having something left in the tank for a quick sprint or dodge can be the difference between survival and infection.

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  • Jessica C.

    What a blast!! Can't wait to do it again!

    July 22, 2013

  • Karen L

    Well the Zombie Survivor was AWESOME FUN!!! I just want to let those of you who didn't attend that you MISSED OUT on a great time! Thanks Tonia and Bob for rooting for us and taking pictures.

    1 · July 20, 2013

    • Karen L

      You missed my flag! Hah!

      July 20, 2013

    • Jessica C.

      You probably got me!!!

      July 20, 2013

  • Elaine T

    I am registered for the 11:00 group but I will not be able to do the run. My knees just aren't up to it. Sorry.

    July 19, 2013

  • Christina

    I have two zombie run passes for sale for the 10:30am wave. For medical reasons I can no longer participate. I paid $115 for both but will to sell for less. Email me if you are interested in one or [masked]. Thanks!

    July 17, 2013

  • Miriam R

    I think the zombies are going to be "slow and steady" (or ambling) in this race. Gotta pick up the pace or else the zombies will have a feast! Have fun everyone!

    July 17, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Don't forget about the "hunters", these zombies are fast. Somehow the wranglers managed to tag these speed demons so if you see danger tape, RUN!

      July 17, 2013

  • Miriam R

    Sorry, I am actually doing this with a group of friends. Too bad, I can't bring 6 guests :-))

    March 20, 2013

    • Karen L

      We will be drinking beer and cheering you on after our run!

      July 17, 2013

    • Miriam R

      I'll be there at 11am and will be looking for you guys ... I'll scream "Slow and Steady" !!! Have fun!

      July 17, 2013

  • Jessica C.

    Are all nine of us actually signed up for this event with Zombie Survivor directly?

    July 17, 2013

  • Alison S.

    Hey everyone who is running at 11am? We need to meet somewhere around 10:00-10:15 to get registered & stratigize etc! Any suggestions on where we can meet without really knowing the venue?

    July 16, 2013

    • Jessica C.

      We need to be there, at the event, 1 hour & 15 minutes prior to our start time according to the email I received. Those of us running at 11:00 am should meet at 9:30 in Cochrane somewhere then head over.

      July 17, 2013

    • Jessica C.

      Or earlier if we want to work on our team "look".

      July 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm going to Zombie Survivor! I'm registered as a zombie and I'll be on the course between 10 am and 12:30 pm. Be sure to look out for me as I'll be chasing you down for your warm brains as a Hunter. Mwah hah hah hah :D

    2 · July 2, 2013

    • Karen L

      have pity on us!

      July 17, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Nom Nom Nom

      July 17, 2013

  • Anna

    Sadly.. I have to choose just one event per day.... I really need a clone.

    July 16, 2013

  • Brenda

    Family event has come up.

    July 8, 2013

  • Raymond H

    11am is full. anyone would like to do 12:30 or 1pm?

    May 18, 2013

    • Michele

      I just signed up for 1pm.

      2 · June 11, 2013

  • Raymond H

    registered from 1pm race

    1 · May 31, 2013

  • Clare

    Have to work...can't go:(

    April 17, 2013

  • Jessica C.

    I am registered, 11:00 am start time under Slow and Steady Hikers. $57.75 was the fee. Can't wait!!

    1 · March 20, 2013

  • Karen L

    Time to Register if you are serious about participating! Pick the 11 am start time and register as part of team slow and steady hikers.
    So far there are two of us registered.

    1 · March 20, 2013

  • Karen L

    I am registered with an 11am start time. Try to get that time and sign up as team Slow and Steady Hikers so they put us together!

    1 · March 20, 2013

  • Anna

    Fun!

    March 18, 2013

  • Alison S.

    Hi Karen & group! Sorry to be a pain but there are specific times you have to book into!! If we want early we HAVE to book soon. Can we pick a time to start? I would also like to get the early bird registration (which I missed out on this weekend because of not knowing the time) and if I pick a random 11am and it fills up then you guys cant pick 11am!!! Also we need a good zombie name Slow & Steady will not work for this race LOL

    March 18, 2013

    • Andy D.

      Slow to Die Slow and Deadly

      March 18, 2013

  • Jennifer

    Eat some brains for me! I will be in Costa Rica!

    March 18, 2013

  • Alison S.

    Karen when I go to register it asks to pick a time 10am being earliest should I pick that time??

    March 17, 2013

  • Alison S.

    http://www.zombiesurvivor.ca/re...­
    There is a Loyalty $ of $25 from March 15-17, then it goes up to $30 for the Early Bird starting March 18-Apr 7, and regular pricing April 8-June 1st is $35. I did not see a team registration category at all but there ya go! You can start getting tickets soon!

    March 12, 2013

    • Candice B.

      Thanks for the link Alison.

      March 13, 2013

  • Linda

    Those zombies are everywhere these days.

    March 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    this is extremely fun! not sure if theres any requirement to be in the group but i would love to join :)

    March 11, 2013

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  • Karen L
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  • Miriam R
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  • Tonia
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  • Raymond H
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  • Jessica C.
    Platinum Member, AST 1, Special Member, Cookie Member, Co-Organizer
  • Alison S.
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