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March 28, 2013

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Cider Run 5K/3K set

The inaugural Cider Run 5 K Fun Run/3 K Walk fundraiser to benefit the United Way of Delaware and Otsego counties will take place at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 27 at the Fly Creek Cider Mill.

Participants who register before April 1 will receive a commemorative T-shirt and pint glass filled with hard or sweet cider upon completion of the race. To register for the race, visit or call the United Way at 432-8006.


BASE Race is planned

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, along with Cooperstown’s Clark Sports Center, will join forces again in August for the second annual BASE Race, with the new date of Sunday, Aug. 11. The BASE Race in 2012 as more than 300 runners participated in the Saturday event, which promotes healthy lifestyle choices for individuals of all ages.

The BASE Race includes a family-style 5k and a competitive 10k, with both races starting and ending at Cooperstown’s Clark Sports Center. Race times are 8 a.m. for the 10k and 8:15 a.m. for the 5k.

Also new for 2013, the Hall of Fame and the Clark Sports Center will host a Saturday evening pre-race gathering for runners at the Baseball Hall of Fame, with food, entertainment and baseball telecasts. 

Those who pre-register for the event will be able to pick up race materials all day on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. and may join the pre-race festivities at the museum. 

Raffles and other prizes will be awarded throughout the event.

Registration is $25 for adults and $50 for families until race day, when registration will be $40 for individuals and $65 for families. Registration can be done at and Additional details are available by calling the National Baseball Hall of Fame and museum at 547-0397 or the Clark Sports Center at 547-2800.

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