MVHS JAG hosting 5k

The Run For Your Life! Zombie 5k event begins on Friday, the 13th at dusk in the spooky breezeway entrance to the Clark County Fairgounds.  There are lots of crevices for zombies to lurk in as this 5k path winds through the grounds and onto the public pathway past the cemetery and the woods.  There is just enough challenge to the path with some elevation changes, darkening of the day, and zombies in the way! Add a zombie chase and ramp up the fun!

Moapa Valley High School JAG Career Association is hosting the event.  JAG focuses on pathfinding and preparing young people for the workplace, college, and/or military.  JAG students are raising awareness for “Staying Undead” The Nevada “Zero Teen Fatalities” Safe Driving Campaign and raising funds for service projects and opportunities for JAG Students.

Event details and schedule
The Run starts on Friday, March 13 at 7 p.m. at Clark County Fairgrounds Breezeway Entrance (1301 W. Whipple) in Logandale.

Packet pick-up and on-site registration is from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 12 and from 9-11 a.m. on run day (Friday, March 13) at the Clark County Fairgrounds breezeway (west side of the fairgrounds just off Whipple).  Bring picture I.D.

Run as a Zombie or a Citizen.  Citizens will be given a 2 minute head start.  Citizens navigate the course through and around zombies who are trying to steal your life by taking your health flags from your waist belt.  Do your best to make it to the end with at least one flag and you will have survived!

Registration includes custom Run For Your Life! 5k Zombie Run t-shirts and race bibs.  Citizens will receive waist belts and health flags.

Register at www.active.com.  Direct listing: http://www.active.com/logandale-nv/running/races/run-for-your-life-5k-zombie-run-2015  Or go to the live registration link at:  https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=13713052 After March 4: $35

Onsite registration is Thursday, March 12 from 4-7 and Friday, March 13 from 9-11 a.m.

Course info:  The course starts and snakes through the fairgrounds for about 1/4 mile then crosses to the public pathway that runs near the cemetery and the woods.  The pathway follows the road through residential and public areas and mild to moderate elevation changes, mostly on asphalt surface.  It is a looped path back to the fairgrounds.

Arrival info:  Arrive on or before 6:30 p.m. to allow for parking and in order to get race rules and starting information.

Parking info:  Park in the Clark County Fairgounds west side main parking lot.  Lot can be accessed from Whipple or Frehner.

Waivers and ID:  Waivers are required of every participant.  Picture ID required to verify identity at packet pick-up.

What to bring:  It is strongly recommended that each runner bring a headlamp and/or flashlight in order to better see the trail and the zombies as the race will be in dim light and darkness.

What to wear:  It is strongly recommended that each runner wear some reflective clothing as the race will be in dim light and darkness.

There will be a skilled make-up artist on hand to create gruesome zombiness for volunteers and runners for an additional donation of $10.  If you want to be zombified, make up sessions will be 4 – 6 p.m. at the Clark County Fairgrounds Main Entrance.

There will be zombies on the race route so be prepared to be a little scared!

Volunteers still needed!  If you or your organization would like to volunteer to be zombie obstacles, assist with way-finding, or help at an aid station, please call Tammie Archibald, JAG Advisor, at 307-248-2172.

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