Zombies ready to descend on Bassingbourn

BLOODTHIRSTY zombies are ready to put runners to the test at a spine tingling Halloween race.

Legions of the undead will descend on Bassingbourn Barracks in two months for The Zombie Evacuation Race, with entrants pitted against the ghouls in a battle to survive.

The 5k obstacle challenge will see 3,500 runners take on 1,500 zombies from Noon on October 27.

Jessica Fordham, race director, said: “The entire Zombie Evacuation Race team are avid fans of zombie and post apocalyptic movies.

“Our team wanted to bring a zombie apocalypse scenario to life and provide the most unique and intense racing experience.


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“We have Hollywood SFX makeup artists and pyrotechnicians involved in making the zombie apocalypse experience as realistic as possible.

“This is going to be the craziest Halloween event, a day you will never forget!”

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This is the first event of its kind held in the UK with military re-enactment groups and actors playing medics all drafted in to ensure its one to remember.

Spaces are running out for the race but the brave can apply online for a variety of prices starting at �35.

More information is available from www.zombieevacuation.com

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