Registration Now Open for 23rd Annual 5K Cider Run and Walk

The Mexico Public Library is sponsoring the 23rd annual 5K Cider Run and Walk and a fun run on September 21 at the Mexico High School.

All events start on the Mexico High School athletic fields. The fun run begins at 8:30 a.m. on the track and the 5K Cider Run/Walk begins at 9 a.m. on Liberty Street. The first 125 registrants for the 5K run/walk receive a free long-sleeved T-shirt, designed especially for the Cider Run by Custom Novelty Prints.

Returning corporate sponsors include Entergy Nuclear Northeast, Key Bank, Oswego County Federal Credit Union, TOPS Friendly Markets, Pathfinder Bank, Custom Novelty Prints, Agency Specialists Insurance, The EyeCare Center of Mexico, Ye Olde Hair Shoppe, Paulanjo’s Pizza, Mane Street Hair Salon and Kowalski Construction. New sponsors this year are Land & Trust Realty and Stefano’s Pizzeria.

Again this year, AuyerTiming will provide timing and scoring for the 5K run and walk. AuyerTiming provides electronic timing services for many local and regional road, cross-country, cycling, and snowshoeing races during the year, including races in Lake Placid, Utica, Syracuse and Auburn.

Online registration can be completed now at

The Cider Run winds its way through the picturesque streets of the village of Mexico and has become a popular running event for all ages.

More than 160 runners and walkers participated in this race in 2012.

Proceeds benefit the Mexico Public Library.

For more information, registration forms or to volunteer, call 315 963-3356.