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.

Corn syrup and starch dyed with red food coloring, which resembles blood, drips off a zombie participants hands. Volunteers who wish to become zombies must go through a 'zombification' process where they become drenched in blood to play the part of a real life zombie. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

Corn syrup and starch dyed with red food coloring, which resembles blood, drips off a zombie participants hands. Volunteers who wish to become zombies must go through a 'zombification' process where they become drenched in blood to play the part of a real life zombie. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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