Chattanooga Zombie RunDown And Family Friendly Music Festival Is April 5

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The Chattanooga Zombie Rundown, produced by Red Towers Entertainment LLC and Urban Clay Entertainment LLC., will be held on Saturday, April 5, and will support the Ronald McDonald House. The event will be at the Old McDonald Farm, 16705 Coulterville Road, in Sale Creek. 

The run is open to all athletes, zombie fans, and those who want to test themselves with a high octane experience, said officials.  The race course is complete with mud and military camp like obstacles that will test strength and endurance while Zombies will be stationed along the course to chase participants down for their flags.  Five dollars of every online registration will benefit the Ronald McDonald House. 

This is a family-friendly event that will push limits and entertain, said officials. There will also be a one mile FunWalk which is free of Zombies.   

Following the run will be the Refuge After-Party, with food, drink and live entertainment starting at 11 a.m.  X Factors top 8 finalist, Brennin Hunt and his band Oklahoma will be playing and country music star Aaron Tippin will be headlining at 5 p.m.  Kids 10 and under are free. 

Red Towers Entertainment is a Chattanooga based event planning company and this will be their third event for the Greater Chattanooga Area. 

Registration for event is officially opened and can be completed at www.chattanoogazombierundown.com

For additional information on the race please contact Red Towers Entertainment LLC, Jay Hudson at 598-1959.   

For additional information on the After Party or scheduled performers, including Aaron Tippin please contact Urban Clay Entertainment LLC, Jules DeFriese, at 615.400-0848.


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