Chase The Chicken

Think you can outrun a "chicken"? Challenge yourself at the second annual Chase the Chicken 3K Fun Run/Walk taking place at this year's Wicomico County Fair. Winning is simple! Cross the finish line before the "chicken" and receive a complimentary chicken dinner from the Lions Club 5' Fry Pan. Winner, winner, chicken dinner!

Kids 12 and under will have the opportunity to chase down our "little chick."

Costumes are encouraged! Awards given for "Best Farmer" and "Best Egg" costumes. Runners are encouraged to stick around after the run and check out the other fun attractions and events at the Wicomico County Fair.

  • Date: Sunday, Aug. 22
  • Time: Check-in and registration opens at 8 a.m., race begins at 9 a.m.
  • Location: WinterPlace Park Fairgrounds at the pavilion near the carnival. Course is run mostly on wooded trails.
  • Ages: Open to all ages!
  • Fees:
    • Early Registration: TBD
    • On-Site Registration: TBD
    • Children 5 and under are free with the purchase of an adult registration.
  • Registration:
    • Coming soon!

Fair Sponsors

Mcintyre's Electrical Service
Perdue Farms
MidAtlantic Farm Credit
Eastern Shore Forest Products
Pete Richardson Auction Sales
iHeart Radio
Salisbury Independent
Tilghman Oil
Mardel Watermelon Association
Wicomico County Farm Bureau
Bank of Delmarva
Shorecut Lawn Care
Mountaire Farms
Hebron Savings Bank