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!

All runners registered by Sunday, Aug. 4 will receive a race shirt.

New this year! We're introducing a "little chick," who has been training hard for this event! Kids 12 and under will have the opportunity to chase 'em down!

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: Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019
  • 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: $20 per adult, $15 per kid 12 and under
    • On-Site Registration: $25 per runner
    • Children 5 and under are free with the purchase of an adult registration.
  • Registration:

Fair Sponsors

Avery Hall
Bank of Delmarva
Bunting's Dusting
Burke Equipment Company
Crystal Steel Fabricators
Delmarva Poultry Industry
Delmarva Power
Delmarva Power Sports
Eastern Shore Forest Products
Eastern Shore Jousting Association
Farmers & Planters
Farmers Bank of Willards
Froggy 99
Hall Distributors
Hebron Savings Bank
How Sweet It is
Johnson's Seed & Feed
Kingston Construction
Look Pretty, Play Dirty Petting Farm
M & D Poultry House Services
Mar Del Watermelon Association
Mcintyre's Electrical Service
MidAtlantic Farm Credit
Minuteman Press
Miss Delmarva Pageant
Perdue Farms
Pete Richardson Auction Sales
Salisbury Independent
Shorecut Lawn Care
The Hardware Store
The Insurance Market
Tilghman Oil
Wicomico County Farm Bureau
Wicomico Soil Conservation District
Wilgus Insurance
STS Concrete and Hauling
OC 104
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