Zombie Bridge Run/Walk Sept. 28 to benefit Special Olympics

2013-09-17T16:45:00Z Zombie Bridge Run/Walk Sept. 28 to benefit Special OlympicsDiane Poulton | Times Correspondent nwitimes.com
September 17, 2013 4:45 pm  • 

CROWN POINT | The Get Out Get Active Summer Fitness series is hosting a Zombie Bridge Run 5K/Walk and Safe Zone Challenge Sept. 28.

The event, which takes place during the Covered Bridge Harvest Festival at the Lake County Fairgrounds, will raise funds for the Special Olympics of Northwest Indiana.

The run will begin at 9 a.m. with a Mini-Monster Dash at 10 a.m. Register by Sept. 21 to guarantee a shirt for the run.

The cost is $30 for the Run/Walk and $5 per child for the Mini-Monster Dash. Sponsors are the Get Out Get Active Partners: Fuel Fitness, Methodist Hospitals, Strack & Van Til, and the Gary SouthShore RailCats. Additional information is available at http://www.fuelnwi.com.

The Zombie Bridge Run will be a combination of 5k run or 1-mile walk and Safe Zone Obstacle Challenge. Zombies will be on hand to help make the race exciting. Each Zombie Run participant will receive a flag belt with 2 flags. The objective is to keep both flags throughout the entirety of the race. At the end of the face each participating child will pick a pumpkin with an opportunity to decorate it.

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