How old do I need to be to participate?

All participants (Zombies and Survivors) need to be 12 years of age or older by race day.

I am attending without a parent / legal guardian, what must I bring?

Participants under the age of 16 must have a parent or legal guardian sign the e-waiver form.

What should I bring on Race Day?

For Survivors, check out the WHAT TO BRING section on the Survivors page. For Zombies, check out the WHAT TO BRING section on the Zombie page.

Can outside food be brought into the event?

No. Outside food cannot be brought into the event.

If I'm a participant, what time should I arrive at the race?

If you are running the race as a Survivor, you should allot yourself AT LEAST 1 hour before your scheduled wave time to pick up your Race Entry Pack, and get a feel of the atmosphere on event grounds before heading to the starting point.

If you are running the race as a Zombie, you should allot yourself AT LEAST 2 hours for the addition of make-up transformation.

What are the categories for the best-dressed competition?

There are 3 categories in our best dressed competition that you just might be spotted to take part in:

  • Best Dressed Survivors (Group)
  • Best Dressed Zombies (Group)
  • Best Dressed Indivdual (Zombie & Survivor)

Come in your most outrageous costumes and bask in the limelight. Just make sure you can move freely in them for the race.

Registration & Tickets

Are there refunds available?

No. We have a strict no-refund policy.

Can I transfer my ticket to a friend or another RFYL location?

Yes. You may log-in to our registration portal, self-amend the registration details and transfer your ticket to a friend as long as it is completed by the race registration deadline. However, transfers to other RUN FOR YOUR LIVES event will not be permitted.

Can I buy tickets the day of, at the event?

We will have a limited amount of participant tickets available on-site the day of the event. If you want to run, we recommend buying a ticket in advance as the on-site tickets are on a first come, first serve basis.

Can I purchase more than one ticket at a time?

Sure you can. Our zombies highly encourage you to bring as many brains as you can fit in your car.

When does race registration close?

Registration closes on 21 October 2014, 2359hrs.


What will I walk away with if I come as a Spectator?

You'll gain admittance to the Apocalypse Party. Memories and/or pictures of your racing friends being scared to death. The feeling of regret that you didn't run the race. The best people-watching opportunity of your life. No registration required!

Can children attend?

Yes! There are no age limits for Spectators!

I want to be a vendor at a RUN FOR YOUR LIVES event. How can I become a vendor?

Any and all types of concession vendors are welcome at each run for your lives event. Email us at, and join the zombie apocalypse!

I am interested in sponsorship opportunities with RUN FOR YOUR LIVES. Where do I find more information?

Contact us at for more information about sponsoring a RUN FOR YOUR LIVES event.