Walking Dead Escape obstacle course coming to Sun Dome

Proving pop exploitation, like zombies, simply won't die, fans of The Walking Dead can now pay $150 to act like an undead VIP. The Walking Dead Escape, an immersive obstacle course cashing in on AMC's popular series, comes to the University of South Florida's Sun Dome on May 10. Sounds more fun signing up to be a "Walker" ($75) than a "Survivor," ($65) considering the professionally applied zombie makeup and being a chaser instead of a chasee. Timid or out-of-shape souls may choose to be spectators ($20). Discounts are available for military personnel and groups of 12 or more. The pricier VIP package includes the option to run the course twice, as both a Walker and a Survivor, plus a T-shirt, a lounging area and behind-the-scenes access. Tickets and time slots from 6 p.m. until near midnight are available at thewalkingdeadescape.com and tickets.com. This cardio-horror event is being held in seven U.S. cities — Atlanta's one, of course — proving the zombie apocalypse spread farther than Walking Dead show runner Scott Gimple has let on.

Walking Dead Escape obstacle course coming to Sun Dome 04/09/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 5:05pm]

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