General Rules & Safety


  • For those not running in the race, you must check in at the registration tent prior to gaining access to the property. Spectator passes are available for purchase prior to the race and also on race day. These are also available at the registration tent. 

  • No weapons or mock weapons will be permitted on the premises.

  • No drugs, outside alcohol, or outside food/beverages are permitted on the property.  Food and beverages will be available for purchase inside the event.

  • No alcoholic beverages are to be consumed by persons under the age of 21: we will ID.

  • No pets or small children are allowed to race with you. Not even if they’re trained to hunt zombies.

  • For those not running in the race, you must check in at the food/beverage building prior to gaining access to the property. 

  • Participants and spectators must abide by all instructions given from the race directors, race staff, volunteers and medical/search and rescue personnel.

  • Do not drink and drive.

  • Several photographers and videographers will be stationed along the course.  Participants, spectators and volunteers must agree to allow the event producer (Syracuse Sports Association) to use any pictures or video footage of the event for future promotional purposes.

  • Please be prepared for running on uneven terrain and through mud, blood, etc.: wear appropriate footwear as well.

  • Dress for the weather!  Remember, it is October in central New York: we could see anything!

  • If you become lost or injured, the Wilderness Search and Rescue team will be at various check points throughout the course: stay where you are and yell "help".

  • Overall: please be safe and have a good time.



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