The 2nd annual zombie fun run is here! Download the flyer for more information.


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Hotchkiss Zombie Run Success

Our 2nd Annual Zombie 5K run/Walk was a huge success. We had approximately 100 participants. Thank you to our wonderful committee for an outstanding job on this FUNdraiser: Sundee Shoemaker, Kameal Clark and

Sammi Thompson!

Thank you to our wonderful volunteers: Thompson Family, Jason Yantzer, Alicia Carpenter, Traci Camacho, Karen Williams, Jenny West, Debbie Tribble, Glenda Young, Curtis Hintz, Mae Anderson and Hector Zeferino for all their amazing help.

Thank you to all the generous sponsors for their donations to this event! 2nd Annual Zombie Sponsors: Pack Shack, Tucker’s Pizza Pub and Arcade, Needle Rock Outfitters, Silver Spruce Partners, LLC., North Fork Bank, Big B's Fabulous Juices, High Country Gardens, Weekender Sports, Kristian Hill, Taco Hut, Andy and Carla Shreve, Coal Train Coffee House, Hotchkiss Paranormal Investigators, Rogers Mesa Fruit, Hotchkiss City Market, CowAbunga Ice Cream, LLC.,

Bad to the Bone Skull Cleaning, Sundee Shoemaker, and St. Maragret Catholic Church, First State Bank of Colorado,

Cowboy Collectibles, Needlerock Mountain Realty & Land, LLC. and Hotchkiss Automotive Inc.

Thank you to all our participants! It was a fantastic afternoon of fun. Mark your calendars now for the

3rd Annual Zombie 5K Run/Walk for next October 2015!!

Congratulations to our winners!

Overall female winner was Rachel DePuy with a time of 21:37.

Overall male winner was Hunter Thompson (8) with a time of 23:21. Hunter was the overall winner last year.

Most flags by a zombie was Taylor West with 32 (a flag = a “brain”). Best adult zombie costume was Amanda Finlayson and best student zombie costume was Charlie Miller. Best runner costumes went to Bella Brezonick and Dani Smith. Best zombie costume (own design) Mikenna and Kailynn Carpenter!

Carrie Yantzer
Principal, Hotchkiss K-8


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Oct 21

Hello! Our afterschool Bulldog Learning Centers begin December 1st! Please share your passion with our students and teach a center. If you are interested in teaching a center please click here for a form.

Sep 16

Everyone needs a helping hand now and then. Our weekly Helping Hands Program will begin this Friday, Sept. 19th! If you are interested in having your children receive a "helping hand" bag of food for the weekend please click for the form.

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