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Boilermaker to Conduct Inaugural Erie Canal Kids' Run

Apr. 26, 2017

Erie Canal Half Kid's Run Logo: A Boilermaker Event

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 in Utica.

The Kids' Run will kick off the weekend's events which include packet pick-up and an expo from 9am-4pm on Saturday. The namesake half marathon, two-person relay and 5k race will all be held on the morning of Sunday, May 21st beginning at 8am. These races will be followed by a post-race party with entertainment and food vendors, also on the property of A&P Master Images.

"We are very excited to introduce a kids' run to the Erie Canal Half lineup of events," said Boilermaker President, Tim Reed. "Any opportunity to impart the importance of exercise and healthy lifestyles on our youth is of vital importance to our organization as well as our presenting sponsor, Commercial Travelers."

The Erie Canal Half and its related events are operated by the Boilermaker Road Race. For more information, visit eriecanalhalf.com.


The 40th running of the Boilermaker Road Race will take place on Sunday, July 9th, 2017.