Chase The Chicken 5K

Update (8/17/21): Chase The Chicken has been canceled. Registered runners will be refunded.

We've partnered up with TCR Event Management for the annual Chase the Chicken. This year's course has been bumped up to a full 5K (3.1 mile) race. All runners receive a race t-shirt and a chicken dinner. Winners of each age group will receive awards.

Register by Monday, Aug. 16 to be guaranteed a race T-shirt. 

  • Date: Sunday, Aug. 22
  • Time: Packet pickup begins at 8 a.m.; 5K begins at 9 a.m.
  • Location: WinterPlace Park Fairgrounds at the pavilion near the carnival. Course is run mostly on wooded trails.
  • Registration Fees: Adults $25 / Kids 12 & Under: $15

Runners are encouraged to stick around after the run and check out the other fun attractions and events at the Wicomico County Fair.

Fair Sponsors

Burke Equipment Company
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
Look Pretty Play Dirty
Miss Delmarva Pageant
Avery Hall
Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce
Wicomico County Soil Conservation District
Johnson's Seed & Feed
Minuteman Press
Collins Wharf Sod Farm
WOW 101.1 & 99.3
How Sweet It Is
Farmers Bank of Willards
The Hardware Store (Mardela)