Saturday, zombies were on the loose throughout town chasing down runners participating in a fun run to benefit CHAPS, an equine assisted therapy program in Sheridan County.
The event began at the library with the showing of the first modern zombie film, “Night of the Living Dead,” followed by a costume contest and then a free session for those who needed help with their zombie make-up. Kevin Knapp...
Zombies must not like libraries.
It was the first ever zombie-themed run called “Run for Your Life.” The 5K run included five “Zombie Zones” which runners had to go through. The zones were filled with zombies trying to steal a runner's life. Call it a type of zombie flag football. Organizer Spencer Kraft explains.
CHAPS...children, horses, and adults in partnership, helps those with special needs with therapeutic riding programs. Executive Director Sue Suddith got in the spirit of the day, dressed in her zombie best.
The event ended on Grinnell Plaza with an after-party called "Nightmare on Grinnell Street," where awards were handed out.