Town of Chenango, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Chenango Valley Middle School students got an early Halloween scare.
Members of the Chenango Valley High School sports teams dressed up as zombies to scare the younger students.
The pre-Halloween fun was part of the second-annual Zombie run on the Chenango Valley running trail.
"They all have flags, and we have to chase after them and try and grab their flags, and if they come back with their flags they get candy and stuff," said Gannon Conners of the Chenango Valley Cross Country team.
The older students in zombie makeup acted as course marshals for the younger runners.
T-Shirts were awarded to the top five runners who survived the apocalypse.