Annual free event engages youth from the City of Utica through fitness and fun to encourage a healthy lifestyle
The 2023 Boilermaker Youth Olympics presented by Bank of America will take place Thursday, July 6 at TR Proctor Park in Utica from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
The annual free event is coordinated through the City of Utica Youth Bureau. Participants aged 5-12 come from various youth programs across the city and a community team open to children from the public.
The games will take place on Sal Longo Field and will range from sack races and disc toss competitions to relay races. All participants receive a light breakfast, lunch and a free t-shirt.
“The Youth Olympics is a fantastic event whose goal is to provide children with a fun and healthy activity,” said Mark Donovan, President, Boilermaker. “This is a fantastic kickoff to Boilermaker weekend and we love to see the kids compete in friendly games that truly foster the spirit of competition.”
Volunteers from Bank of America and employees from the city’s Youth Bureau will be on hand to direct the games and ensure that the day is fun and safe.
“Bank of America is committed to engaging and supporting youth throughout Central New York,” said Michael Brunner, president, Bank of America Central New York. “The annual Boilermaker Youth Olympics are an integral part of the summer season in Utica and we look forward to supporting our community as they gather to play and compete this July.”
There are limited spots remaining on the community team. Anyone wishing to participate in the event should call the Youth Bureau at 315-223-4320 by Wednesday, July 5 at 5 p.m.
About Boilermaker Road Race
Recognized as the “Best 15K in the USA”, the Boilermaker Road Race is in its 46th year. The Boilermaker, a proud member of the PRRO Circuit, is the premier event of Boilermaker Weekend. The race consistently attracts elite runners from all over the world, including Olympians and world record holders, and features distance running’s most enthusiastic fans, as well as the sport’s best post-race party, hosted by The F.X. Matt Brewing Company. To register for other Boilermaker events visit the official Boilermaker website at boilermaker.com. Hotel accommodations and information about other local attractions can also be found on the site.
About Bank of America
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