The 40th Annual Swamp Rat Runs

Sat June 15, 2019 Brewerton, NY 13029 US Directions
In Loving Memory of Chris Taddeo

Event Schedule:

7:15 am     Packet Pickup/Registration Opens

8:30 am     Girls Mile Fun Run

8:50 am     Boys Mile Fun Run

9:10 am     5K Christopher A Taddeo Memorial Run (USATF Certified)

10:00 am   10 Kilometer Run (USATF Certified)

Awards Ceremony will follow the final event.


Course: Both courses are scenic, fast and flat paved routes which follow along Oneida Lake. The courses are USATF certified (5k: #NY91016, 10k: #NY91017), and water is provided at various spots. The Fun Run follows a path around the park.

Awards: Souvenir ribbons to all 1 mile finishers.

Special awards for the top male and female finishers in the 5K & 10K, plus the first three in the following age groups: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, then 5 year age groups to age 80+

Timing & Results for all races provided by Leone Timing

Facilities: Facilities are limited, so come dressed to run.

Race Packets: Packets can be picked up starting at 7:15 on race day at the Oneida Shores Pavilion.

Christopher A. Taddeo Memorial Scholarship


        Chris Taddeo was a 2008 graduate from Cicero North Syracuse High School. He started his running career when he was in 8th grade on the modified cross country team. He was not naturally fast but with good coaching and steady training he continued to improve all through high school. He continued running on the cross country and track teams at the University of Rochester and graduated in 2012. After graduating college, he continued to run and improve. He won many races in the CNY area in the past year and participated in a half marathon. In October 2013 Chris’s journey through life ended too early. Running and being physically fit was Chris’s passion in life. He consistently set new goals and strived to beat his personal best at every race. Please join us in running while we remember Chris’s life and how much he loved to run.


Please donate to the Christopher A. Taddeo Memorial Scholarship to go to a CNS track and cross country member.


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1 Mile Kids Fun Run

This is a timed event!  Girls will run at 8:30am and the boys will follow at 8:50am.  Parents can run with your kids, but you will not receive a time!  Participate in one of the biggest kids runs around!

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Oneida Shores
Bartell Rd.
Brewerton, NY US 13029
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