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Aidan Swain
Aidan Swain

Aidan Swain

R-Sr | 6-3 | Fayetteville, Ark. / Fayetteville HS


  • Two-time All-Region
  • Two-time SEC Freshman of the Week (Sept. 24 & Oct. 4, 2013)

Redshirt Senior (2016)
NCAA All Region … Kicked his final year as a Razorback with a 23rd-place finish at the Battle in Beantown (Sept. 16) … Ran a new 8K PR at the Chile Pepper Festival of 24:45.81 to finish among the top-30 performers at his second-consecutive meet … Placed 29th at the SEC Championship, completing his home course in 25:12.90 to help Arkansas to its 24th SEC title … Swain capped his cross country career with a 22nd-place finish at Agri Park at the NCAA South Central Region Championship (Nov. 11), helping Arkansas to win its 36th regional title.

Redshirt Junior (2015)
Opened the year in Arkansas’ top five at the Cowboy Preview (Sept. 1) coming through fourth for the Razorbacks and 21st overall on the 5K course in 17:17.40 … Raced in his first 8K of the year finishing 73rd in the Chile Pepper Festival (Oct. 3) … Set a personal record crossing the line in a time of 25:14.25 … Competed in the Pre-Nationals Open Race (Oct. 17)  placing 13th overall … Finished with a time of 25:15.40 good for fifth among Arkansas runners … Posted a 34th place finish at the NCAA South Central Regional (Nov. 13) … His time of 31:25.20 was good for sixth among Arkansas runners.

Redshirt Sophomore (2014)
NCAA All-Region … Competed in all seven races … Posted four top 40 finishes … Set a new personal-best in the four-mile (21:22.00), 8-kilometer (25:24.38) and 10-kilometer (30:21.90) … Placed inside Arkansas’ top five in the final three races of the year … Placed 35th in his season-debut race at the Hurricane Cross Country Festival (Aug. 30), where he turned in a four-mile time of 21:22.00 … Followed that performance up with a 27:07.21 showing in the 8K at the Iona Meet of Champions (Sept. 20) to place 57th … Recorded his second top 40 finish of the year at the Chile Pepper Festival (Oct. 4) as his 8K time of 25:27.30 earned him 39th overall … Turned in a 25:28.00 performance at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (Oct. 17) … Collected a personal-best 8K time of 25:24.38 to place 31st at the SEC Championships (Oct. 31) to be the fifth Razorback runner to cross the finish line and help Arkansas win its fifth straight SEC cross country title … Ran a personal-best 10K time of 30:21.90 at the NCAA South Central Regional (Nov. 14) to place 21st overall and earn NCAA All-Region honors … Concluded the year with a 218th-place finish at the NCAA Championship (Nov. 22), where he ran a 32:55.00 10K.

Redshirt Freshman (2013)
Two-time SEC Freshman of the Week (Sept. 24, Oct. 4) … Competed in five of the team’s seven meets … Scored for Arkansas at the Southern Stampede (Sept. 21) by placing fourth in the rotation with a ninth-place finish … Ran a personal-best 8K time of 24:55.00 at the Southern Stampede … Finished 84th at the SEC Championships with a time of 26:16.19.

Freshman (2012)
Redshirted his first year on campus

High School
Three-time All-State performer at Fayetteville High School … Arkansas state champion in the 1,600m in both the indoor and outdoor seasons … Helped FHS win three track and field titles (2 indoor, 1 outdoor) … Earned All-State honors in the 3,200m.

Born on October 15, 1993 … Son of David and Jenni Swain … Oldest of two children … Father was a four-time All-American cross country and track performer at Arkansas.



TFRRS Profile

Personal Best Times

4-Mile: 21:22.00 (Hurricane XC Festival 8/30/14)
6.6K: 21:59.70 (Arkansas Duels 9/6/13)
8K: 24:45.81 (Chile Pepper Festival 10/1/16)
10K: 30:21.90 (NCAA South Central Regional 11/14/15)