PRESS PHOTOS BY MAKENZIE CHRISTMANA hot dog, superheros and a Slinky dog join other runners in the annual Emmaus 5K Oct. 19. ABOVE: The Halloween in Emmaus 5K race attracts nearly 470 runners, with 420 crossing the line, marking the first year more than 400 runners crossed the finish line.
Participants sported various costumes from movie and television characters to food including this hot dog.
Rodrigo Vellon and Christie Wetzel both place among the top 10 in the race. Vellon places second with Wetzel following suit in sixth place overall. In the division for male and female participants ages 30-39, Vellon and Wetzel both took first place.
Race organizer Wesley Barrett announces winners for best costume. A couple dressed as Scoops Ahoy from the television series “Stranger Things” is a fan favorite alongside the winners dressed as a Slinky dog toy.