Corinthia Barnhart pushes her 14-month-old son, Titus, in a stroller while running with her husband, Adam Barnhart, during the Monster Dash on Saturday morning.
Mishiella Hensley and her dog, Jasmine, anticipate the start of the Monster Dash 5K on Saturday morning. The event was held to raise money for polio research.
Ruth Lee of Copperas Cove, left, poses for a photo with Ashley Crane of Waco, and Yvette Rowland of Killeen. The runners participated in the Monster Dash at Harker Heights Community Park on Saturday morning.
Runners participating in the Monster Dash 10K leave the starting line on Saturday morning at Harker Heights Community Park. The event was held to raise money for polio research.
Young girls came dressed in costume Saturday for the Monster Dash in Harker Heights.
Runners take off from the starting line during the Monster Dash 5K, which was held at Harker Heights Community Park on Saturday morning. The event was held to raise funds for polio research.
A runner dressed in a costume of red from head to toe takes off from the starting line during the Monster Dash 5K on Saturday morning. The event was held to raise funds for polio research.
Danielle Smith of Killeen participated in her first 5K on Saturday morning at the Monster Dash, which was held at Harker Heights Community Park to raise money for polio research.
Wonder Woman, Virginia Sanders, took "first place overall woman" in the Monster Dash 10K held on Saturday morning at Harker Heights Community Park. The event was held to raise money for polio research.
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For more information on global polio eradication, go to http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs114/en/
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- Monster Dash Winners
- Male Overall: Matthew Buchhorn
- Female Overall: Virginia Sanders
- Male 12-15: Mokaile Bishop
- Male 16-19: Dax Jacobson
- Female 16-19: Brianna Velarde
- Female 20-24: Amber Gluth
- Male 25-29: Drew Shipman
- Female 25-59: Sarah Miller
- Male 30-34: Phillip Rathbun
- Female 30-34: Christina Mastropietro
- Male 35-39: John Craft
- Female 35-59: Belinda Winn
- Male 40-44: Craig Laurenson
- Female 40-44: Vircrie Culp
- Male 45-49: James Levine
- Female 45-49: AlesiaKarcher
- Male 50-54: Scott Zarley
- Female 50-54: Carol Kimmel
- Male 55-59: Steve McDaniel
- Male 60-64: Clarence Sudler
- Female no age: Janice Roberts
- Male Overall: Shawn Griffn
- Female Overall: Kristen Jones
- Male Handcycle: Wally Astrada
- Male 11 & under: Cameron Everts
- Female 11 & under: Emili Andrade
- Male 12-15: Tanner Casey
- Female 12-15: Phoebe Staton
- Male 16-19: Kiplimo Dow
- Female 16-19: Andrea Kelly
- Male 20-24: Thomas Lawson
- Female 20-24: Lillian Garcia
- Male 25-29: Joe Lopez
- Female 25-29: Laura Bliss
- Male 30-34: Nicholas Prichett
- Female 30-34: Nancy Richardson
- Male 35-39: Jared Lightfoot
- Female 35-39: Lisa Griffin
- Male 40-44: Daniel Shin
- Female 40-44: Lisa Post
- Male 45-49: Melvin Natal
- Female 45-49: Mixilia Arauz
- Male 50-54: Felix Ripppy
- Female 50-54: Pamela Howerda
- Male 55-59 Bob: Lesieur
- Female 55-59: Angie Wilson
- Male 60-64: Tom Rogers
- Female 60-64: Patsy Palmer
- Male 65-69: Wayne Brown
- Female 65-69: Lillian Kroeger
- Male 70 & over: Pedro Fuentes
- Female 70 & over: Gretel Davis
- Male no age: Robert Edmunds
- Female no age: Karen Plesenera
Posted: Sunday, October 27, 2013 4:30 am
Posted on Oct 27, 2013
HARKER HEIGHTS — Ghouls, goblins, super heroes and four-legged caped crusaders ran to eradicate polio at the fifth annual Monster Dash on Saturday morning.
“There are about 274 cases of polio in the world right now,” said organizer Kelly Barr. “A couple of years ago there was a lot of debate about whether or not we should maintain where we were on polio vaccinations or attempt to eradicate the virus. Now there’s no more debate, we are close to eradicating it. For every dollar we raise today, Rotary Club International will double it and the Bill Gates Foundation will double that.”
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Herald/ Kathryn Leisinger
Sunday, October 27, 2013 4:30 am.