Zombie Half Marathon Frequently Asked Questions

  • Date: Saturday - October 8, 2022
  • Location Start: Goose Lake, 2811 UAA Dr
  • Location Finish: Kincaid Chalet, 6998 Raspberry Rd
  • Meet Time: Half Marathon early wave(walkers) - 7:45AM
  • Meet Time: Half Marathon (Runners) - 8:45AM
  • Race start times:
    • Half Marathon early wave(walkers) - 8:00 AM
    • Half Marathon - 9:00 am
  • Race entry fees: Register now
    • Pre-Registration: $50
    • Race-Day Registration: $60

General Questions

How long has the Zombie Run be going on?
The first race was in 2009. The start was at The Kincaid Chalet and finish line was at Goose Lake.

Warming up before your Event:
If you are going to Warm up. We ask that you do not run on the event course.

Is there a bag drop at the start line?

Are there T-shirts for this years Zombie race? 

Are there medals for this years Zombie race?

Are there water stations along the way.
Yes, there will be water at Westchester Lagoon, approximately mile 4, and another at Point Woronzof, approximately mile 8. Runners should bring their own nutritional supplements.

Is the half marathon timed?
Yes. There will be chip timing.

How long do I have to complete the run?
Race timing will end at 1:30 PM.

Can I bring my dog to run with me?
No. Pets are not allowed at any ARC event including the Zombie Half-Marathon.

Registration & Bib Pick Up

Can I register on line?
Yes registration is available now. Click here to register

Do Anchorage Running Club members receive a discount on the entry fee?
Yes, club members receive a $5.00 discount. During registration you will be asked for the discount code. Note that the day of race entry fee is $60 and there is no discount given to club members who wait until race day to sign up.

Can I register on race day?
Yes. The cost to enter will be higher for runners who wait until race day to enter.

Will there be bib pickup on race day?
Yes, you can pick up your bib at Goose Lake Park before the start of the race.

I will be out of town during the bib pickup. Can a friend or family member pick up my bib for me?
Yes. There is also race day bib pick up at Goose Lake.

How can I get a refund? I registered for the race and just found out I won't be able to participate. 
Race entry fees are not refundable and not transferable.

Travel & Parking

Is there a shuttle to take racers from the finish line back to the start?
No there is no shuttle.

Where should I park my car?
Parking is limited at Goose Lake. Runners are encouraged to park at Kincaid Park and car pool to the start line or to park at one of the UAA parking lots. Parking permits are not required to park at UAA on weekends. Just be sure to avoid parking in a reserved or special space.
If you do park at Goose Lake please be aware of the NO PARKING signs along the driveway from UAA Drive into the Goose Lake parking lot. Drivers who ignore the no parking signs run the risk of being ticketed and/or towed.

Virtual Event

What is a Virtual Event?
A virtual event is a walking/running event that you can complete anytime/anyplace! The best part of a virtual event is convenience you decide what works best for you.
Complete your distance! You can run your favorite route on the trails, in your neighborhood, or at the gym.

How long do I have to complete my Virtual Zombie Half Marathon?
The Virtual event will start on October 1st, 2021 @ 8:00 am - October 11th, 2021 by the End of the Day.

How long do I have to upload my Results?
You will have from October 1st, 2021 - October 11th, 2021 by the End of the Day to upload your Virtual Results.

How will I pick up my event packet? Opportunities to pick up you packet:

  1. Tuesday, October 5th, 2021, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm at The Movement Clinic, 4007 Old Seward Hwy STE 100, Anchorage, AK 99503
  2. Thursday, October 7th, 2021, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm at Skinny Raven Downtown, 800 H Street, Anchorage, AK, 99501
  3. Virtual Participants have the option to have their packet shipped. Shipping cost is $8.00.

How do I upload my Results?
You can upload your results Manually:

  • Navigate to the Results Page, HERE!
  • Search for your registration by First & Last Name OR Email & Birth Date
  • Enter your time manually or by uploading a .TIF or .GPX file

Do I need to submit results?
You do not have to submit a time. You can indicate that you completed the run without providing a time.

Virtual Run Safety Policy
Participants must abide by the Center for Disease Control (CDC)'s recommendations for the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 and attest to having read the CDC's guidance at: Participants must also follow local, state and federal regulations regarding preventing the spread of COVID-19 for their region. Participants must abide by all pedestrian safety ordinances including running on a sidewalk where available and not in the road. If there is no sidewalk or multi-use trail is available participants must run against oncoming traffic and not with traffic.

Zombie Artwork for 2020

Here is the unique graphical artwork for the 2020 Zombie t-shirt and finisher medal.

More Information

If you have additional questions, please contact our race director using the form below.