Those who register early for Rotary’s Zombie 5K Run/1 Mile Walk will receive a $5 discount. Early registration fee is $20 with a deadline of October 16; registration after that date will be $25.
Those who pre-register will also receive a “Get Zombified” t-shirt. Preregister online at www.webscorer.com or pick up a registration form at Whitesburg ARH, Community Trust Bank or Whitaker Bank locations throughout Letcher County (mailing address is on the form).
The Zombie 5K Run/1 Mile Walk will begin at the Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Whitesburg on Saturday October 24, beginning at 5 p.m. Awards will be given in each category, with prize drawings for participants after the race including two tickets to Dollywood, with a grand prize drawing of two U.K. vs. Tennessee football tickets for the October 31 game, along with a parking pass and two passes for the pre-game Big Blue Zone hospitality tent.
The children’s Little Engine Run will begin at 4 p.m. Cost for children ages 5-9 is $5, free for those under 5 years of age. A bicycle will be given away to one participant of the Little Engine Run. Children can also be registered for the Imagination Library and each child registered will receive a free book.
Come dressed as a Zombie, in your Halloween costume, or favorite running clothes. For more information, contact Margaret Hammonds at 633-8200 or Reed Caudill at 633-0161 or visit www.RoadID.com. All proceeds benefit Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program in Letcher County, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Whitesburg.