SOUTH PADRE ISLAND – Attention RGV Runners.

The Zombie Charge “Apocalypse in Paradise” is invading South Padre Island Sept. 14 and 15. Prepare for the ensuing Zombie invasion Friday, Sept. 14 at the Zombie Charge free PreParty hosted at Schlitterbahn beach Water Park for packet pick up.

There will be plenty of food, fun and music for the entire family. Then on Saturday Sept. 15 the fun begins at Clayton’s Beach Bar with the first wave to begin at 9:30 a.m. Run the course and avoid the Zombies or hunt the survivors as a Zombie. Runners will receive a Zombie Charge Survivor pack and Zombies will receive a Zombie Make Over by a professional special effects makeup Artist.

Zombie participants will try to take the flags from the survivors. Survivors will run the course, maneuver the obstacle, avoid the Zombies and try to reach the finish with at least one of their flags.

Sound Fun? Definitely an experience to remember for participants and spectators. There will be plenty of photo ops so bring your cameras. Live music by RōZY, a young and talented group from Houston confirmed to perform and promise to make you rock out! Winners of the 2013 Houston Livestock Show Rodeo Rock Star competition and Winners of the Ernie Ball Battle of the bands winners for the 2015 Vans warped Tour.

The RoZY Official Zombie charge has been holding events in Houston and Austin for several years now. It has been very successful primarily because of the pop cultural phenomenon of shows like The Walking Dead, Z-Nation, IZombie and now “fear The Walking Dead,” just to name a few. Let’s face it, Zombies are cool.

The Goal of this event is to encourage the community to adopt a healthy lifestyle through exercise. It’s not only healthy but will be a great personal asset in case of a natural disaster. Be prepared, be fit, is the Zombie Charge Way.

Run The Course, Survive the Zombies and overcome the Obstacles. It’s not just a 5K it’s a way of Life. For more information regarding the Zombie Charge 5k South Padre edition go to the website at