Don't Look Back! 5K Zombie Run
Texarkana, Texas
Saturday, October 26, 2013 4:00 PM (Central Standard Time)
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Spring Lake Park
Texarkana, TX
About It!
Yes, just about anyone can run but the story turns when you're running for your life. Test your speed, strength and endurance through a 5K while running away from the undead. This chilling race will be your first hosted by the Literacy Council, and hopefully it won't be your last! Before the race, there will be ghoulish games and activities for all ages, but soon after, the race begins. Waiting at the end of this zombie infected 5k—aside from a possible brain craving—is an apocalypse party to die for. Come celebrate with music with your cannibal corpses, surviving runners, and the infected runners while the awards are given.
What to Bring
•Bring an official form of identification (driver's license) •Arrive prepared for the weather, proper, gear. •Bring chairs to enjoy the Apocalypse Party and food. •Money - to play games and activities, AND to purchase extra lives if you so desire (10.00)
Survival Guide
SURVIVAL GUIDE Basic Survival -Before the race, you will be given a flag belt, just like the overly intimidating game of flag football. These flags represent your health. -The zombies want to take your flags and maybe eat your brains. -If you lose all your health flags, you are infected with the zombie virus, and the zombies win. -Health bonuses will be hidden throughout the course. In these health packs will be extra flags. Take the flags and carry them to the finish line, but leave the health pack, it doesn't count as a flag. What you're up against -There will be zombies. Their job is to chase you and eat you — but mainly go after your health, in the form of your flag belt. Avoid the zombies to keep your health flags. -Use speed, strategy and a solid group of your closest allies to make it to the FINISH LINE “Alive” with at least ONE FLAG INTACT (or a health bonus pack). If you finish with zero health flags, this means the zombies have successfully transformed you into the “undead.” The Zombies They’ll do whatever it takes to chase you down and grab your health flags to turn you into the “Undead”. Zombies are always hungry but remember: • Zombies will not physically contact any runner other than in attempt to pull a life flag. • Direct physical contact (pulling, grabbing, pushing, striking, etc.) between zombies and runners will not be permitted. • Do not taunt the zombies that could be someone you know. • All physical contact with any runner is strictly prohibited. All of those in violation of this rule will be ineligible and will be escorted off of the grounds. • Never to grab a flag from a runner • You must obey all course officials at all times. Trust them; they will lead you to a Zombie victory. • Creeper zombies are never to run and chase down a runner. They creep. • Runner zombies must run and chase runners during their shift. • A zombie must complete his/her shift in order to receive the zombie awards. This includes signing in when you arrive and signing out when you are finished your shift. • Any visibly intoxicated zombies will not be allowed to participate, will be asked to leave and will not receive any of the zombie awards.
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Waiver and Release
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING LIABILITY RELEASE, INDEMNITY AND PROMISE NOT TO SUE: I, the undersigned below, in consideration of my participation in the above referenced event, and any related activities (“Event”), wherever the/these Event(s) may occur, acknowledge that I am aware that my participation in the Event may result in risks, which among other things, include but are not limited to scrapes, bruises, twisted ankles and various injuries to the body, including death and heat and stress related issues, and I freely assume on my own behalf all risks incidental to such participation. In consideration of my participation in the Event and in my own, and heirs, executors, administrators and next of kin, I hereby release, covenant not to sue, and forever discharge the Released Parties (as defined below) of and from all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs and expenses of any nature arising out of, related to, or in any way connected with my or my child’s or ward’s participation in the Event and/or any such related and associated activities, and further agree to indemnify and hold each of the Released Parties harmless from and against any and all such liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs and expenses including by way of example, but not limited to, all attorneys’ fees, costs of court, and the costs and expenses of other professionals and disbursements up through and including any appeal. I, for myself understand that this Release and indemnity includes any claims based on the negligence, action or inaction of any of the Released Parties and covers bodily injury (including, without limitation, death), property damage, and loss by theft or otherwise, whether suffered by me or my child or ward either before, during or after such participation. I declare that I and (if participating) my child or ward are physically fit and have the skill level required to participate in the Event and/or any such related and associated activities. I further authorize medical treatment for me and/or my child or ward, at my cost, if the need arises. For the purposes hereof, the “Released Parties” are: Literacy Council of Bowie and Miller Counties, Inc., its Trustees, officers, employees, agents, and Event sponsors together with their parent and the parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities of each of them, and the trustees, officers, directors, employees, and volunteers of any of them. AUTHORIZATION AND RELEASE TO USE LIKENESS: I further grant the Released Parties the right to photograph and/or videotape me and further to display, use and/or otherwise exploit my name, face, likeness, voice, and appearance forever and throughout the world, in all media, whether now known or hereafter devised (including, without limitation, in online web casts, television, motion pictures, films, newspapers, and magazines) and in all forms including, without limitation, digitized images, whether for advertising, publicity, or promotional purposes, including, without limitation, publication of Event results and standings, without compensation, reservation or limitation. This Waiver, Release, Promise not to Sue, Authorization and Release to Use Likeness Form shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas, and any legal action related to or arising out of this Form shall be commenced exclusively in the Superior Court in and for Texarkana, TX and Texarkana, AR (or if the Superior Court shall not have jurisdiction over the subject matter thereof, then to such other court sitting in Texarkana, TX and/or Texarkana, AR having subject matter jurisdiction). SEVERABILITY. If any provision of this Form shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Form and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
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