Run or lurch along in Craig Grand Futures’ Zombie 5K
Grab your running shoes and your survival bag, because the next big Craig running race is one where you may be running for your life.
The Grand Futures Prevention CoalitionGrand Futures Prevention Coalition Zombie 5K returns Oct. 29 at Loudy-Simpson Park as the undead and their terrified living victims alike get some exercise. Zombie 5K returns Oct. 29 at Loudy-Simpson Park as the undead and their terrified living victims alike get some exercise.
Grand Futures Prevention Coalition Zombie 5K returns Oct. 29 at Loudy-Simpson Park as the undead and their terrified living victims alike get some exercise.
Whether you’re dressed like the zombie crowd or running from them, registration begins at 1 p.m. with the event kicking off at 3 p.m. with runners able to expect plenty of scares along the way.
“There’s no telling what may happen with the presidential election this November, so we figured it may be a good idea to practice for the zombie apocalypse now,” joked Karli Bockelman, Moffat County director of Grand Futures.
About 50 people ran the race last year, and organizers are hoping for an even bigger turnout of runners this time.
The cost is $15 for individual adults, $7 for ages 5 to 18 and free to 4 and younger. Teams of five are $50, and prizes will go to the most creative group.
Authenticity is key, so make sure your zombie flesh looks its most grotesque. A makeup tutorial is available at http://www.wikihow.com/Apply-Zombie-Makeuphttp://www.wikihow.com/Apply-Zombie-Makeup, and members of , and members of Colorado Northwestern Community College’sColorado Northwestern Community College’s cosmetology department can also provide a good, ghastly look. cosmetology department can also provide a good, ghastly look.
Online registration is available at craig-chamber.com with forms available at Craig Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Books and KS Kreations, all of which will be sponsoring the event, as will Carelli’s, The Memorial Hospital, 360 Insurance, Duran & Pearce Contractors, Masterworks Mechanical, State Farm and Yampa Valley Young Professionals.
Proceeds will go toward Grand Futures and Moffat County Teen Council’s work with local youth programs.
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