$30 for Apocalyptic Zombie-Escape Race Registration to The Stampede on Saturday, October 26 (Up to $60 Value)

East Louisville

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Running a race is one of the great human challenges, alongside raising a child and peeling a ripe mango without basically ruining it. Go the distance with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $30 for the Zombie Stampede (a $60 value)

Runners line up at 2 p.m. for the The Zombie Stampede, an apocalyptic horror-show set on a rundown farm that pits racers against faux-zombies and obstacles. Each Ragnarok runner gets a flag-football style flag to protect from the encircling hoards of undead.

The race takes place on Saturday, October 26, with waves of up to 200 people taking off at a time. Upon the completion, each racer receives an official Zombie Stampede medal, water, and fruit slices. Though the race doesn't start until 2 p.m., guests can show up as early as 9 a.m. to check their bags and relax at Zombie Village, where drinks and food are available for purchase.

The Stampede

Though many timed races focus on endurance and speed, The Stampede race series emphasizes a different element: fun. During its various 5K runs, participants of all ability levels test their balance and strength by surmounting obstacles and give their minds a workout with puzzles around the city. Designed for all ages with an emphasis on family participations, many of the races have two courses—one for racers aged 6–13 and one for those 14 and older. At the end of the run, runners celebrate victory or bask in personal accomplishments at post-race parties complete with food, drinks, and live music.

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    East Louisville

    6907 Old Heady Road

    Louisville, Kentucky 40299

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In a Nutshell

Contenders slink, sneak, and sprint across a dilapidated plantation hoping to outrun zombies in this apocalyptic take on the fun run

The Fine Print

Expires Oct 20th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Online registration required. Must register and submit waiver online before 10/20/13. Operates in all weather conditions. Must sign waiver at race. $5.25 registration fee due at time of checkout. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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