The Boilermaker 15K & 5K Road Race

Utica National KIDS' Run

kids runThe Utica National Kids' Run is one of the Boilermaker’s most popular events year after year. In its 25th year, the event is fun for kids and parents alike, and offers kids exposure to the sport of running while introducing them to the spirit of the Boilermaker.

Runners in this non-competitive event receive a t-shirt, a gift, and refreshments after the run. In addition, all runners’ names are published in the Observer-Dispatch, which gives parents a great opportunity to record their child’s participation.


Saturday, July 12, 2014

Start Time:

8:15 a.m.



Start Location:

Mohawk Valley Community College
1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, NY


Friday, July 11, 2014
12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m.
Boilermaker Expo

1,800 entries will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. Pick up your application at the Boilermaker Expo at the Utica National Kids Run Tent.

Distance Course Participants: (Age & Distances)

Special Needs Children, Ages 4 – 16  

1/4 mile

Ages 4 – 6    

1/4 mile

Ages 7 – 8    

1/2 mile

Ages 9 – 10  

3/4 mile

Ages 11 – 12

1 mile

Safety: No strollers are allowed on the course.
No flip-flops, sandals, crocs, or heelies allowed for runners.

Click here to view the Kids Run Maps

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