Zombies turn out for Matheson Junior High
Published: October 24, 2013 08:07AM
Updated: October 24, 2013 09:34AM
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Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Students, community members, and faculty participate in a Zombie 5K run at Matheson Junior High School in Magna, Wednesday October 23, 2013. Participants register ran along a route near the school as humans or zombies to raise funds for the school.

Matheson Junior High School counts the undead among its supporters.

For a Zombie 5K run on Wednesday, students, teachers, parents, volunteers and community members registered as “human victim” or “horrible zombie” before running (or staggering) along a route near the school at 3650 S. Montclair St. (7730 West).

The run raised funds for academic activities and other events aimed at bolstering student success throughout the year. A zombie after-party included face painting.