Saturday, October 24, 2020 • Bridgeport, NY • Course Map
This small town in central New York state — with a population of just over 1,400 year-round residents — plays host at the start of fall to the E-Race Cancer Half Marathon & 5K, a race that’s set to unfold along the shoreline of Oneida Lake.
Runners will start the out-and-back course for the half marathon at Stone’s Marina just off North Road, near Bridgeport. From there, the course heads on a somewhat zig-zag route along the roads that line the southern shore of the lake, which also happens to be the largest inland lake in New York state.
The course is “extremely flat,” organizers say, as it starts at an elevation of just over 370 feet above sea level and never rises higher than 406 feet. The timing of the race also ensures that you’re likely to see some impressive fall foliage in and around the lake, as much of the race follows tree-shaded roads.
Organizers note that the course is USATF-certified, and proceeds from the race will go to benefit efforts to provide Integrative Medicine at the Upstate Cancer Center of the State University of New York.
Race Weather & Climate
Nestled along the southern shore of Oneida Lake in central New York, just northeast of Syracuse, Baldwinsville typically sees its first traces of snowfall in October, which brings temperatures averaging from the low 40s to the low 60s.
On race day (Oct. 24), the average low is 40ºF and the average high is 60ºF.
- $60 – $67.50 for the in-person half marathon
- $62.50 for the virtual half marathon
- $28.50 – $37.50 for the in-person 5K
- $35 – $45 for the virtual 5K
To reserve your spot in the 2020 running of Bridgeport’s E-Race Cancer Half Marathon or 5K race, register online at RunSignUp.com here.
Official Race Website
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