BASE Race Takes Off Saturday In Cooperstown
The 4th annual BASE Race with a 5k fun run and competitive 10k, presented by The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, along with Cooperstown’s Clark Sports Center, will take off and finish on Saturday, May 23 at historic Doubleday Field in Cooperstown. The 5k starts at 8:15am and the 10k starts at 8am.
This community event features new courses that wind through scenic Cooperstown and along the warning track of the historic ballpark. The race events benefit the Museum’s “Be A Superior Example” program promoting healthy lifestyle choices for individuals of all ages. Proceeds from the BASE Race support outreach for BASE, the Hall of Fame’s newest educational initiative which promotes the concepts of healthy lifestyle choices to a worldwide audience, educating students about the dangers of performance-enhancing substances.
Race participants who are baseball fans are encouraged to support their favorite major league team as part of the 2015 BASE Race, as selected former major league players will be a part of the race activities. The BASE race event is the lead-off event to a full day of programming for the Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday.
Pre-registration has ended but you can register same day for $30 per person. family registration on race day is not available. Each runner will receive a t-shirt (first 300 registered), goodie bag, a free general admission ticket to the Baseball Hall of Fame Classic and an admission ticket to the Hall of Fame museum on May 23rd.
For more information visit baseballhall.org/events/BASE-Race or call (607) 547-7200