BASE Race Kicks Off Day Of Celebration


BASE Race Kicks Off

Day Of Celebration

In his unmistakable bright yellow, Oneonta’s Brandon Gardner, who’s been running distance events since he was 8 years old, accelerates from the starting line at this morning’s Hall of Fame BASE Race, which starts and end in Cooperstown’s Doubleday Field.  This is the sixth BASE race – it stands for “Be A Superior Example.”  Fees collected help underwrite a Hall program aimed at encouraging young athletes to embrace healthy – non-steroid – lifestyles.  At right, two Cooperstown running pals – Jacob Miller and Patrick Dewey – were competing together again, as they have since their days at Cooperstown Central.  They’ve just completed their sophomore years, Jacob at Harvard and Patrick at Edinboro University in western Pennsylvania.  (Jim Kevlin/

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