Registration is open for the Colchester Zombie Fun Run, where volunteer zombies will chase racers through a 5K course in the woods of Colchester High School.

The October 23 race isn’t so much about how fast you can run it but if can you survive.

Racers will be given flag football-like flags that volunteer zombies will try to snag as you run by. 

“The idea is that if you finish the race with the flags remaining you are a survivor and if you finish and you don't have the flags you're deemed infected,” said Colchester Parks and Rec Administrative Coordinator Laura Smith.

Volunteer zombies will most likely come from the Colchester High School cross country team or the CHS Field Hockey team. 

The race will be taking place at 9 a.m. on Sunday Oct. 23. You can register here!

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