Zombie Run 5K

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Two Fun Run/Walk Options

  • October 2023 TBD - Run/Walk in person on the Foothills Trail in Orting 
  • October 2023 TBD - Run virtually

Run for your lives at the Zombie Run 5K! Put on your best spooky gear and get ready to be chased by zombies along the trail! Enjoy a pre-race warm-up hosted by Jazzercise, take a photo at the photo booth, play lawn games, and enjoy free coffee and healthy snacks! 

All registered runners receive a keepsake medal. 

October 2023 TBD - Foothills Trail
9:30 AM

This fun run/walk is a 5K course, USATF certified, and chip timed. Results will be made available once you cross the finish line and will be posted on our website the week after the race. Dress up and enter the costume contest with a chance to win a prize.

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The Foothills Trail in Orting is paved and provides flat areas with easy slopes. Enjoy a pre-race warm-up hosted by Jazzercise beginning at 8:45 a.m.


  • Registration fee: $30 - ages 13 & up  |  $20 - youth 12 and under
  • Pre-Register online by date TBD.  
  • Registration is now available on the day of the race!
    • Sign up at check-in area located at Orting Main City Park no later than 9:20 a.m. 

Race Packets - Pick-Up Change as of 10/10

Race packets will now be available for pick up on the day of the event at the registration table.  For questions about race packets, please contact Recreation Cordinator Kelly Darling.

Check-In & Parking

Check-in begins at 8:30 AM with the drop-in Jazzercise warm-up 8:45-9:25 AM.

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Parking is available at:

  • Orting Main City Park
    Corner of Washington Avenue & Bridge St. SE
    Orting, WA 98360 (map)

 October TBD - Virtual Run

Get into the Halloween spirit with the Zombie Run Virtual 5K. Put on your spooky gear and enjoy a run at your own pace and favorite place.

How to Compete:

  • Register for the virtual run. 
  • Run or Walk indoors or outdoors. You can also complete your challenge in multiple parts or all at once until you reach the 5K goal.
  • After registration, race packets and the 5K keepsake medal will be mailed  via USPS.
  • Share your achievement with your friends and tag us on Facebook @piercecountyparks #zombierun5K


  • Registration fee is $20. Participants must pre-register.
  • Pre-register online by date TBD

Event Contact:

Kelly Darling, Recreation Coordinator
(253)798-4156  | email