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Fair Fun Run and Barn Bash coming to Lee County Fairgrounds

The Lee County Fair Association will again present the Fair Fun Run and Barn Bash on June 24 at the Lee County Fairgrounds, 1196 Franklin Road, Amboy.
The Lee County Fair Association will again present the Fair Fun Run and Barn Bash on June 24 at the Lee County Fairgrounds, 1196 Franklin Road, Amboy.

AMBOY – The Lee County Fair Association will again present the Fair Fun Run and Barn Bash on June 24 at the Lee County Fairgrounds, 1196 Franklin Road.

The events benefit the Lee County 4-H Center and annual 4-H Fair and Jr. Show.

The Fun Run will begin with check-in and registration at 7 a.m., with the race at 8.

The course follows a 1-mile path around the fairgrounds, with various obstacles set up along the way. Runners who want to make it a 5K can run the course three times.

The cost is $25 and includes a T-shirt. Participants can register in advance at getmeregistered.com, and each will receive $5 off of admission to the Barn Bash.

Gates will open at 5 p.m. for the Barn Bash, which will feature local bands Slick Trigger from 6 to 8 p.m., and Destination Unknown at 8.

Admission is $10 at the gate. Food and drinks will be sold. 

There will be a beer garden and games, but all ages are welcome. Participants can bring a chairs and blankets.

Go to leecounty4hcenter.com or find “Lee Co. 4-H Fair & Jr. Show” on Facebook for more information.

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