Cumberland and Harlan Tourism

City of Cumberland and Harlan Tourism will hold the first annual Blood, Sweat and Fear 5K Obstacle Zombie Run, also the “Craw Dead Festival,” The event will begin at 7 p.m. that evening at the college.

The run will begin at noon at the Benham Little League baseball field, travel down the old rail bed to Cumberland, getting off on Railroad Street, come through that neighborhood getting onto the sidewalk and then traveling across U.S. 119 on the catwalk, travel around the old Cumberland High School and through the neighborhood to end at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College.

The event is for ages 14 and up. Bailey said anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent sign and be with them in order to participate. The cost is $35 per individual or $30 for teams of four.

Bailey added the winners of the race will be announced at The Harlan Center at 4 p.m. during the Haunt Fest event at the center featuring “The Walking Dead” cast members Vincent Ward and Jeremy Ambler.

For more information or to register for the event, you may call 606-589-5812 or 606-573-4495 or email at or visit the Website at

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