The Running Dead 5K

Timed and Managed by:


Online Registration closed at:
6:00 AM on 10/27/2017


Barboursville , WV - Barboursville Park


October 27, 2017 - 6:30 PM


5K run/walk


Course Map



Barboursville Park Course (out past the Soccer Fields to the 4-H bridge and back to the lake). 


The path out to the soccer fields is very dark! Glow apperal, headlamps or flashlights are encouraged!! 

Entry Fees

Pre-registration (through 6AM on 10/27): $20


Race day Registration (packet pick-up): $25


You must REGISTER by 10am on 10/23 to receive The Running Dead 5k t-shirt! Extra t-shirts will be available on race-day for $10, on a first come-first serve basis!! 


Race day packet pick-up and registration will take place at the shelter by the lake, beginning at 5:30pm.


***Race in non-refundable.***


Cash and/or checks accepted on race-day, no credit card payments. 

Age Groups

12 & under










TOP 2 M/F in each age category


Drop Dead Beauty Contest (Best dressed Zombie and best dressed Human)


HUMANS are encouraged to dress in costume!!! 

Charity Information

ALL proceeds will benefit Goodwill's Coats for Kids program! Each year, we raise money to purchase brand new coats, gloves and hats for children in need, in our local communities that we serve. Through our 2016 Coats for Kids program, we were able to purchase and deliver 300 BRAND NEW coats (gloves & hats) to children who were in desperate need. 


More Information

The 4th Annual Running Dead 5k is set to plague Barboursville Park on Friday evening, October 27th. The Running Dead 5k is a unique after dark road race that is sure to be the most thrilling 5K experience for all humans! Come on out and join us for an evening of FUN...and watch out for the ZOMBIES!!!!!!


Beyond that, the Running Dead 5K is a great way for the community to get to know Goodwill's mission and learn more about all of our services.


Be sure to check out our Running Dead 5k Facebook page for the lastest info:


Paper registration forms and checks can be mailed to or dropped off at:

Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA

Attn: Running Dead 5k

1102 Memorial Blvd. 

Huntington, WV 25701


HAUNT THE RACE COURSE AND VOLUNTEER AS A ZOMBIE!! Fill out the volunteer submission form on this page. 

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