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Boilermaker Unveils "Unity Mile" with Help from Mayor Palmieri

May. 23, 2017 —

The Boilermaker Road Race unveiled its vision for a new "Unity Mile" along the race course at last week's full committee meeting hosted by the FX Matt Brewery. The announcement was made by Boilermaker President, Tim Reed, along with Mayor Robert Palmieri and Tony Colon from Utica's Access and Inclusion... … read full story

Boilermaker Road Race Conducting Erie Canal Half, Related Events, this Weekend

May. 19, 2017 —

The Boilermaker Road Race will be conducting the Erie Canal Half Marathon presented by Commercial Travelers Insurance and various other related events this weekend in Bagg's Square. A portion of the race proceeds will be donated to the Oneida County History Center in support of the Erie Canal 200 Bicentennial... … read full story

Boilermaker 15k Officially Reaches Cap, Still Ways to Participate

May. 2, 2017 —

The Boilermaker 15k road race officially reached its registration cap of 14,500 on Sunday, April 30th. The 15k race cap was increased by 500 runners for the 40th anniversary, which contributed to a longer registration period than the race has seen in recent years. A few options exist for those who... … read full story

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Boilermaker Post Race Party Travels Back 40 Years With a 70's Disco Diva and a Salute to Utica's Local Music Scene

May. 18, 2017 —

The music lineup for this year's Boilermaker Post Race Party was announced on Wednesday and it features a local all-star band, along with legendary disco diva, Maxine Nightingale. Nightingale was best known for her platinum certified record and #1 hit, Right Back Where We Started From, released in the U.S.... … read full story

Boilermaker to Conduct Inaugural Erie Canal Kids' Run

Apr. 26, 2017 —

As part of the Erie Canal Half presented by Commercial Travelers Mutual Insurance Company, the Boilermaker Road Race will conduct the first ever Erie Canal Kids' Run at 10am on Saturday, May 20th. The event is free and will be hosted by A&P Master Images, located 805 Water Street... … read full story

Boilermaker Unveils Mobile App for 40th Anniversary

Apr. 13, 2017 —

The Boilermaker Road Race has unveiled a new mobile app for its 40th anniversary running this year. The app will include live runner tracking for 15k participants, a "selfie" feature with social media integration and much more. The app is sponsored by Covey Computer Software, a Utica based custom software... … read full story

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