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Zombies advance down Cary Street for a good cause

Posted at 9:23 PM, Oct 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-30 00:43:47-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- The living dead rose and sauntered down Cary Street Saturday afternoon to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

The 12th annual Richmond Zombie Walk kicked off in front of Dixie Donuts and then meandered down Cary Street.

Participant were asked to donate $5 to the American Cancer Society.

Some shops in Carytown also handed out candy to trick-or-treaters.

Prizes were awarded for the following categories:

  • Most Disgusting
  • Best Couple/Group Theme
  • Best Pop Culture Theme (TV/Movie/Comic/Gaming)
  • Best Zombie Kid
  • 2016 Zombie of the Year

The walk was started by Anthony Menez and Josh Bishop, who said they love Halloween more than Christmas, according to the Richmond Zombie Walk website.

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