Dec. 29, 2016
December 29, 2016 (Utica, NY) The Boilermaker Road Race would like to remind the public of important registration information, dates and deadlines for the race's 40th running, which will feature a few changes. Deferral registration and early access registration will open on Thursday, March 9th at 12 pm. Deferral registration will be available to all 2016 participants who requested to defer to 2017 while early access registration will be available to all 2016 participants who finished the 15k or 5k races within the allotted times which are 2 hours and 30 minutes and 45 minutes, respectively. Open registration to the general public will begin on Saturday, March 18th at 12 pm and continue until the races reach their caps.
Changes to the registration process and capping policy will be as follows. New this year, deferral and early access registrants will have the ability to register for either the 15k or 5k race regardless of their 2016 registration. Additionally, the registration cap will be raised by 500 runners for the 15k, bringing the caps to 14,500 and 4,500 for the 15k and 5k, respectively.