Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

Arts and Entertainment

New Workout Plan: Escaping Undead In 'Zombie Blood Run'

Before you
Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.

It was a beautiful sunny day in Arcadia yesterday, clear enough that you could make out the sharp outline of foothills in the distance. But the sunshine wasn't enough to stop zombies from taking over Santa Anita Park. The undead hordes chased after the living who made their way through bloody swamps filled with limbs and damp cages filled with spiders. The Zombie Blood Run looks like a good workout for those of us who can't hack it at Crossfit, prefer wearing clothes and avoiding cultural appropriation when possible.