Monsters to invade Poteau Saturday for Halloween-inspired 5k

Zombies perform a dance at last year's Halloween-inspired Zombie Run. (Photo by Amanda Corbin)
Amanda Corbin
News Reporter

The Monster Dash 5k and half mile Creature Crawl will be Saturday, Oct. 10 in downtown Poteau. The 5k will start at 6 p.m. and will be a timed run. It is for ages 14 and up while the creature crawl is for 13 and under.

Runners are encouraged to dress up as monsters, earning them a chance to win a prize in the costume contest.

There will be awards for first, second and third place runners and for the monster who infects the most humans.

Monsters will run one minute after the living and "living" persons will be subjected to monster infection.

Registration is $25 and will began at 5 p.m. at the Town Square on Dewey Ave. Call Historic Downtown Poteau at (918) 647-8648 for more information.