Can you outrun a “chicken?” Find out at the Wicomico County Fair’s Chase the Chicken 3K Fun Run/Walk. This inaugural event is set for Saturday, Aug. 18 during the Wicomico County Fair at WinterPlace Park.
Prior to the run start, a “chicken” will be set loose on the course. Runners who cross the finish line before the “chicken” will receive a complimentary chicken dinner from the Lion’s Club 5’ Fry Pan. Winner, winner, chicken dinner!
Costumes are encouraged. Awards will be given for “Best Farmer” and “Best Egg” costumes.
Check-in and on-site registration opens at 8 a.m., and the run begins at 9 a.m. The majority of the course runs through wooded trails.
The run is open to all ages. Children ages 5 and under may participate for free with the purchase of an adult registration. Early registration is $20 per runner; on-site registration is $25 per runner. All runners registered by Tuesday, July 31 will receive a race t-shirt voucher redeemable at the Fair’s t-shirt tent.
Registration is open now at http://wicomicofair.com/chase-the-chicken-3k-fun-runwalk/.
Participants are encouraged to stick around and check out the other fun attractions and events at the Wicomico County Fair.
For more information about the Wicomico County Fair, visit http://wicomicofair.com/.