Mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 because that's when zombies take over Texarkana. It's the Zombie Run 5K beginning at 8AM at Festival Plaza in downtown Texarkana.

If you would like to be a part of this ghoulish event, early registration is $25 for runners and $10 for zombie walkers. All early registrants will receive a free zombie T-shirt. Their will be prizes awarded for the top finishers, first place winners both male and female will win $200 and medals will be awarded for the top three places in each division.

The Zombie Run 5K will benefit and bring awareness to the Literacy Council of Bowie and Miller counties.

The Literacy Council of Bowie and Miller County has been empowering the Texarkana community for 30 years with a variety of educational programs such as computer literacy, Pre-GED Program, career readiness, and college prep, just to name a few.