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.

A zombie volunteer braces for impact as she is hit with a hand full of "blood" at Run for Your Lives, a zombie infested 5k obstacle course run, in Darlington, MD., Saturday, October 27, 2012. Being doused with blood was the final stage to becoming a zombie for this event. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

A zombie volunteer braces for impact as she is hit with a hand full of "blood" at Run for Your Lives, a zombie infested 5k obstacle course run, in Darlington, MD., Saturday, October 27, 2012. Being doused with blood was the final stage to becoming a zombie for this event. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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