2013 Walk/Run


2013 Stride to Save Lives

We will be hosting the “Stride to Save Lives” at SUNY Oswego, Saturday September 21nd, 2013. Registration for the 3.1 mile walk/run is from 9:00-10:30 am at the Hewitt Union Quad. Plenty of free parking is available with rest along the route. Please click here for detailed map of route.

Form a team and/or register today and start making a difference in saving lives by raising awareness and preventing suicide!

Memorial Reading of Names Sign Up

As part of the program for the Stride to Save Lives event, we will be reading the names of loved ones lost to suicide. If you’d like to add the name of your loved one for the Memorial Reading of Names, please click here and add your loved one’s name using the form.

Event Program

9:00 am
Registration and Pre-registration Check-in
Sign up names for Memorial Reading (click here and add your loved one’s name)
Fundraising: Chinese auction (click here to see a sample of items available), 50/50 raffle, merchandise table
DJ entertainment by RRRMusicDJService.com

10:15 am
Jamie Leszczynski welcomes 5K runners

10:30 am
5K Run kicks off
Breakfast available
Memory Wall signing
Children’s Center crafts
Team Photo-taking by Creative Expressions by Christy

10:45 am
Song by Vocal Effect
Walk participants gather outside
Jamie Leszczynski welcomes 5K walkers and event participants

11:00 am
Key Note speakers
Kevin Hines speaks
SAVE Representative speaks
Christy Cass shares story
Reading of Suicide Awareness Day Proclamation

11:15 am
Memorial Reading of Names (click here and add your loved one’s name)
Dove Release by Winged Memories
Song by Vocal Effect & Port City Roller Girls (previously Oz Roller Girls) kicks off 5K Walk

12:00 pm
Lunch arrives
Reflection & Replenishment
Music entertainment

1:30 pm
Chinese auction drawings & 50/50 raffle winner (click here to see a sample of items available)


PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP – Donation of $1,000+


GOLD SPONSORSHIP – Donation of $500 – $999



Oswego Health logo


Eagle Beverage Logo



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PLS logo








SILVER SPONSORSHIP – Donation of $250 – $400


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BRONZE SPONSORSHIP – Donation of $25 – $249 and/or In-Kind Donation

Millwrights Local 1163
Oswego Heritage Federal Credit Union
Eastern Shore Associates
Oswego YMCA
Bosco & Geers
Relax & Restore Massage Therapy
Sugar Funeral Home
Dowdle Funeral Home
C’s Farm Market
Cakes Galore
Greco Family Farms
Stability Fitness
AA Cass Appliance Repair
Water Street Cafe
Muddy Paws Dog Grooming
Mingy’s General Store & Deli
Canal Walk Cafe
Press Box
For My Sweet Daughter Unique Handcrafted Jewelry


If you are interested in sponsoring this year’s event, please contact Debi Geroux at 315-342-1994 or download our corporate sponsorship package.

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