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Comedy Barn 5K Kickin’ Chicken Run to benefit Children’s Charities

Posted by webmaster | Posted in Comedy Barn, Comedy Barn Press Releases | Posted on 25-08-2015


ChickenrunPIGEON FORGE, Tenn., August 20, 2015 – The Comedy Barn Theater® in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., will be hosting the third annual Kickin’ Chicken 5KRun and Fun Walk on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 8 a.m.   All of the net proceeds will benefit The Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center that provides comprehensive, coordinated and compassionate services to victims of child abuse.

The race will be a single loop race that will begin and end at The Comedy Barn Theater®. The route goes through the Island and returns down the Riverwalk Greenway. Forms can be picked up from The Comedy Barn Theater® or people can register online. They can also register the morning of the race beginning at 6:30 a.m.  For more information call 865-428-5222 or 1-800-29 LAUGH or see The Comedy Barn® web site‎ at http://www.ComedyBarn.com/kickinchicken. If people would just like to make an entry fee donation and not physically participate in the race, they may check the virtual category and The Comedy Barn® race team will mail them a t-shirt!

The registration cost is $20.00 for adults and $15 for children (17 and under.) After Aug. 24 the cost goes up to $25.00 for adults and $20.00 for children (17 and under).   Packet pickup will be at The Comedy Barn Theater®, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 from noon to 10:30 p.m or they can be picked up the morning of the race. The t-shirts are heavy weight cotton short sleeve. In order to be guaranteed a race shirt, registration must be received by 9:00 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Awards: Top M/F Overall, Master, Grandmaster, and Veteran Finisher. Awards three deep to M/F finishers in all age groups 1-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, and 80+ (overall winners not eligible).

“We are all about children at The Comedy Barn,” said Clyde Foley Cummins, race director and performer at The Comedy Barn Theater®. “We want to give back to the community. Nothing is more worthy than child causes. We are promoting fun and health. We have a silent auction for everyone and the public is welcome.”

There will be a silent auction with items from local retailers and attractions at the race. There will be large prizes that will include attractions, lodging and dining packages.   There will also be door prizes, and there will be refreshments furnished after the race. This event is part of “The Run and See Tennessee Grand Prix Series” www.totalracesolutions.com. Winners in each age division will receive medals and tickets to The Comedy Barn®.

The Comedy Barn®, is an award winning clean family comedy variety show in the Smoky Mountains. The show features magicians, jugglers, ventriloquists, clean family comedians, live country and gospel music and fun barnyard animals.

The Comedy Barn® Show is part of the Fee/Hedrick Family Entertainment Group that also includes: the “Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show;” “The Smoky Mountain Opry Variety Show;” “Magic Beyond Belief” starring Darren Romeo, “The Blackwoods Morning Variety Show ” starring The Blackwood’s; Happy Days Diner, Chef’s Catering and www.SeePigeonForge.com.