Jake Koenigsdorf Foundation Virtual Zombie Run 5k

Fri November 5 - Sun November 7, 2021 Kings Park, NY 11754 US
Events

Zombie Run Virtual 5k

$25 Price increases after October 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Description

Join us for the Virtual Zombie Run 5k, a run or walk to benefit the Jake Koenigsdorf Foundation (the JKF) - “Reducing the barriers to recovery.”  Run with us from anywhere in the world.

The Mission of JKF is to bridge the gap for those affected and effected by Substance Use Disorder (Addiction) who are ready and willing to seek a solution. We are closing the gaps in the recovery road through education, connection, while providing resources to those without access to resources. Funds donated to JKF are used to support entry funding and transportation to recovery facilities that use a peer community model that teaches a solution that have a program duration of four months or longer.
People in active drug and alcohol addiction will do damage to their families, end up in an institution, in jail, die, or they work to build recovery.
We create opportunities for people to take their lives back.

"Not Dead Yet" Zombie Costume Contest

Think you got what it takes to be the greatest zombie in the bunch?  Upload a picture of yourself in your finest zombie duds to our results page.  Our panel of undead experts will pick their favorites and award $50 Amazon gift cards to the six best costumes.  Criteria for winning will be determined by the panel, based on which photos that make us laugh, cry, scare us, or binge watch the Walking Dead.

Share your pictures on social media as well!  Make sure to use the hashtag #JKFZombieRun and tag the Jake Koenigsdorf Foundation

 

Long Sleeve Race T-Shirts

Participants will receive a long sleeve race t-shirt with our zombie race logo that they can pick up 2 weeks after race day at various locations on Long Island OR have shipped directly to their homes for an additional $5 handling fee.  

Pickup locations:
Sayville Running Company: 49 Main St, Sayville NY 11782
Smithtown Running Company: 91E Main St, Smithtown NY 11787

How Does a Virtual Run Work?

A virtual race can be run anywhere in the world as long as it's done during the prescribed time period.  It's like a normal road race, but zombiefied!

1. Run 5k (3.11 miles) anytime between September 11 & September 13

  • How Do I know it's 3.11 miles?: Download a running app to track your distance with gps (Strava) or visit this website to find a certified race course in your neighborhood (USATF Certified Race Courses)

2. Enter your time in the results

  • Click "profile"
  • Scroll down to "Upcoming Races"
  • Click "Submit Virtual Results" under Jake Koenigsdorf Foundation Zombie Run 5k
  • Enter your time

Upload a Photo of your Run or your Zombie Costume

After submitting your results:

  • Click "results" tab on the main registration page
  • Click your name/result
  • Click "photos"
  • Click "upload images"
Download Your Virtual Race Bib
  • After registering for the race, click the circle icon in the top right corner of RunSignUp.com
  • Click "profile"
  • Scroll down to "Upcoming Races"
  • Select "View Pre-Race Bib" under Jake Koenigsdorf Foundation Zombie Run 5k

Print it out and wear it while you run, or share it on social media! #JKFZombieRun

#JKFZombieRun
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Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.Jakekfoundation.com.

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