Zombie 5k has folks running for their lives

Run For Your Lives is a 5k race created around the idea of a zombie apocalypse launched last year in Darlington, Maryland and launching across the country.

Runners try to avoid loosing their flags to herds of zombies as they make their way towards the finish line at, Run for Your Lives, a zombie infested 5k obstacle course run, in Darlington, MD., Saturday, October 27, 2012. Participants tried their best to avoid being chased and grabbed as they ran the 5k long course. Runners who completed the course without loosing all of their flags were rewarded with a medal of survival.  (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

Runners try to avoid loosing their flags to herds of zombies as they make their way towards the finish line at, Run for Your Lives, a zombie infested 5k obstacle course run, in Darlington, MD., Saturday, October 27, 2012. Participants tried their best to avoid being chased and grabbed as they ran the 5k long course. Runners who completed the course without loosing all of their flags were rewarded with a medal of survival. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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