Catawba Whie Zombie 5K

PARTY LIKE A ZOMBIE — To celebrate the return of the White Zombie 5k, Catawba Brewing is throwing a zombie-themed party Feb. 6 at the South Slope taproom. For a discounted rate, register at the kick-off party for the May 30 White Zombie 5k.

Catawba Brewing hosts White Zombie 5k registration kick-off party Feb. 6

Catawba Brewing Company will host the second annual White Zombie 5k, which benefits MANNA FoodBank, at 9 a.m. May 30 in Asheville. Continuing its support of MANNA from last year’s 5k, Catawba is increasing the donation per registration from $1 to $5.

The first registration opportunity will be the kick-off party at Catawba – South Slope from 5 — 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6. Catawba will offer a $5 registration discount; a neighborhood fun run; and zombie-fun galore — from drinks to merchandise.

Kick-off party — 5 — 8 p.m. Feb. 6

To celebrate the return of the White Zombie 5k, Catawba is throwing a zombie-themed party Feb. 6.

Register onsite to receive $5 off registration fee ($25; increases to $30 Feb. 7).

Join us for a free fun run from South Slope through downtown; meet in the brewery at 6 p.m. All runners will be entered into a raffle for zombie prizes.

White Zombie 5k — 9 a.m. May 30

Participants may run or walk during the White Zombie 5k, which is named after one of the brewery’s flagship beers, White Zombie. The route takes participants from Catawba’s South Slope tasting room through South Slope and features zombies along the way in several “Outbreak Zones.” Racers who wish to dress in costume are encouraged to come as zombies or other Catawba characters (e.g., Farmer Ted, Evening Joe, HOPness Monster, etc.).

A beer token is included with registration for those zombies/racers who are 21 years and older. All runners will receive a custom ZOMBIE race bib. T-shirts may be added during registration. Dogs and strollers are allowed but must start at the back of the pack. Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female overall finishers, to the top male and female in the Masters Division (40+), and to the top male and female in the Grandmasters Division (50+).

Beginning Feb. 6, online registration will be available at: https://tinyurl.com/WhiteZombie5k.

Catawba Brewing South Slope is at 32 Banks Ave., Asheville. Visit www.catawbabrewing.com.

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