The Running Dead 5K


Online Registration will close 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 Hire Attire, a division of Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA Area, Inc. 

Hire Attire, a division of Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA Area, Inc., works to empower men to overcome employment barriers, boost self-confidence and achieve independence for themselves and their families. Our program offers professional attire for job interviews or employment, career development tools, resume writing assistance, like skills training and job readiness techniques. More than that, men who are adequately prepared for an interview or a new career are more likely to stay employed and become role models for their families and communities. Hire Attire accepts clients from a variety of community agencies. An appointment time is established and we work one-on-one with clients to outfit them – literally and figuratively – with the tools they need to succeed. Won’t you help us make a positive impact on the lives of men in our community? We are always in need of donated professional attire. Call 304-617-6027 today or email us at and see how you can get involved!


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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