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Vasona Lake Date: Saturday, November 2, 2013
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Events: Marathon
Half Marathon
5 mi
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Location
Los Gatos Creek County Park,
1250 Dell Ave. Campbell, CA 95008
Driving Directions
Course
Run along the Los Gatos Creek Trail to the Lexington Reservoir and the Vasona Lake County Park.
Weather
Lodging
Bib Number & Shirt Pick-Up
Sat. 11/2 - 7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. at the Los Gatos Creek County Park.
Park entrance is $6/vehicle.

Friday. 11/1 - 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the ZombieRunner Palo Alto store, 429 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Check in and receive a 10% store discount!
Halloween Costume Contest
Dress up to run* in your best costumes and stand to win prizes!
Costume contests will be held near the finish area at 9.30 am, 10.30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:30 p.m.
*You must have competed in the event in your costume to qualify for the contest.
Time Limit
There is a 7.5-hour time limit for all distances.
Aid Stations
Fully-stocked aid stations every 2 - 3 miles. You can expect fresh fruit, salty snacks, assorted candy, water, and Clif Shot Electrolyte sports drink.
Awards
Hi-tech shirts will be given to all pre-registered runners. Award medals are given to the 1st female and male finishers overall and top three finishers in each age group. All finishers will receive a custom medal.
Online RegistrationMail Registration
(Pre-registration through 5 p.m. Thursday, October 31st.)
Entry Fees
(Add $10 after 10/19/13. Add $15 at check-in if not sold out.)
Hi-Tech shirt included!
  • 5 mi - $40
  • Half Marathon - $45
  • Marathon - $60
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    If you would like to make amendments* to your registration, please Contact Us as soon as possible.
    *Cancellation Policy
    Directions
    The ZombieRunner Halloween Run will be held at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, Nov 2nd at the Group Picnic Area, Los Gatos Creek County Park. Entrance into the park is $6/vehicle, payable upon entry.
    Click on the blue icon for driving directions:

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    Weather: Los Gatos
    Bib Number & Shirt Pick-Up
    Sat. 11/2 - 7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. at the Group Picnic Area, Los Gatos Creek County Park.

    Fri. 11/1 - 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the ZombieRunner Palo Alto store, 429 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306
    Check in and receive a 10% store discount!
    Course
    The course will be marked with ribbons approximately every 200 yards and color coded as follows:
    • 5 mi – Yellow
    • Half Marathon – Pink
    • Marathon – Pink (twice!)
    Please be courteous on the trail. If you're passing another runner or hiker, announce "on your left" as you approach.
    Headphones are allowed on dirt road sections only. Please do not wear headphones on single-track trail, while crossing paved roads, when getting aid at aid stations, or while crossing the finish line.
    Your bib number indicates the distance that you're running. If you want to change your distance, please send us an e-mail or let us know by check-in, at the latest.
    No dogs allowed on the course. Please don't leave pets in your vehicle.
    Time Limit
    There is a 7.5-hour time limit for the all distances.
    Aid Stations
    Fully-stocked aid stations every 2 - 3 miles. You can expect fresh fruit, salty snacks, assorted candy, water, and Clif Shot Electrolyte sports drink. If you would like to be sure that you have any other specific item at the event, you should carry it with you.
      Distance (mile) Next Aid (mile)
    5 mile    
    1. Vasona Lake
    2.3
    2.5
    2. Los Gatos Creek (Finish)
    4.8
     
    Half Marathon
    1. Vasona Lake
    2.3
    1.8
    2. Miles Avenue
    4.1
    2.4
    3. Lexington Reservoir
    6.5
    2.4
    4. Miles Avenue
    8.9
    1.8
    5. Vasona Lake
    10.7
    2.5
    6. Los Gatos Creek (Finish)
    13.1
    Marathon
    1. Vasona Lake
    2.3
    1.8
    2. Miles Avenue
    4.1
    2.4
    3. Lexington Reservoir
    6.5
    2.4
    4. Miles Avenue
    8.9
    1.8
    5. Vasona Lake
    10.7
    2.5
    6. Los Gatos Creek (S/F)
    13.1
    2.5
    7. Vasona Lake
    15.6
    1.8
    8. Miles Avenue
    17.4
    2.4
    9. Lexington Reservoir
    19.8
    2.4
    10. Miles Avenue
    22.2
    1.8
    11. Vasona Lake
    24.0
    2.5
    13. Los Gatos Creek (Finish)
    26.4
    Post-Run Activities
    There will be post-run snacks at the finish line.
    Hi-tech shirts will be given to all pre-registered runners. Award medals are given to the 1st female and male finishers overall and top three finishers in each age group. All finishers will receive a custom medal.
    Halloween Costume Contest
    Dress up to run* in your best costumes and stand to win prizes!
    Costume contests will be held near the finish area at 9.30 am, 10.30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:30 p.m.
    *You must have competed in the event in your costume to qualify for the contest.
    Message Board
    The Coastal Message Board is for information about Coastal events. Please post messages regarding places to eat or stay, sharing rides with fellow runners, etc. Go to Message Board (opens in a new window).
    Check In
    Please arrive 30 min before your event to receive your bib number.
     
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    Course Surface
    Course Map
    Course Surface (Elevation changes determined using an Avocet altimeter.) Top of Page
    Distance Elevation Gain Single Track Dirt Road Asphalt
    5 mi 100' 0% 0% 100%
    Half Marathon 945' 12% 20% 68%
    Marathon 1,890' 12% 20% 68%
    Course Map (click on image for a bigger map.) Top of Page
    Results '11, '12, '13
    2013 ZombieRunner Halloween Run
     
    2012 ZR Halloween Run
    2011 ZombieRunner Halloween Run
    Click on picture to view album (opens in new window).
    If you have photos or reports you would like to share, please send us the links via Contact Us.
     
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