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.

Alicia Putuch, from Manassas, Va., lurches towards a runner as she tries to steal his soul and his flag at, Run for Your Lives, a zombie infested 5k obstacle course run, in Darlington, MD. Alicia is one of many volunteers that dresses up and plays the part of a zombie where her goal is to chase and grab at runners as they try to complete the race. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

Alicia Putuch, from Manassas, Va., lurches towards a runner as she tries to steal his soul and his flag at, Run for Your Lives, a zombie infested 5k obstacle course run, in Darlington, MD. Alicia is one of many volunteers that dresses up and plays the part of a zombie where her goal is to chase and grab at runners as they try to complete the race. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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