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July 25, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

BASE Race set for Aug. 11

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown will host the second annual BASE Race on Aug. 11.

The event features a competitive 10-kilometer race at 8 a.m. and a family-style 5K run at 8:15 a.m. Both events start and finish at the CSC.

Registration is $25 for adults and $50 for families until race day, when registration will be $40 for individuals and $65 for families.

Proceeds support outreach for the “Be A Superior Example” program, which promotes the concepts of healthy lifestyle choices by educating students about the dangers of performance-enhancing substances.

Registration is underway online at www.baseballhall.org/BASERace and www.clarksportscenter.com.

The Hall also will hold a pre-race gathering for runners Aug. 10. Details will be released later this spring.

For more information, call the Hall at 607-547-0397 or the CSC at 607-547-2800.

Gun shows continue in August

The Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club will host gun and knife shows from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the following dates.

Aug. 11: Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market at Unadilla Rod & Gun Club (free admission)

Oct. 13: Lisle Gun Show at Lisle Fire Co. ($3 admission)

Nov. 3: Oneonta Gun Show at Holiday Inn ($2 admission)

Table reservations cost $15 and must be paid by cash in advance.

For more information, call 607-748-1010.

Youth fishing derby Aug. 17

The Oneonta City Recreation Department and the Susquehanna Bass Association will host the City of Oneonta’s 56th annual Fishing Derby at 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at Hodges Pond in Neahwa Park.

The derby is a free catch-and-release competition open to youths ages 5-15. All participants must provide their own poles, bait/lures and a clean bucket.

Parents/guardians must complete a registration/release form for their children to be eligible to participate in the derby.

Parents may pre-register their children for the derby at the recreation office during regular business hours. Event-day registrations will be accepted from 3-3:45 p.m.

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