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

May. 19, 2017

Erie Canal Half Marathon

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 Conference which it is hosting this weekend.

Below is an overview of the weekend's events:

Erie Canal Half presented By Commercial Travelers Insurance
All events taking place at A&P Master Images, 205 Water St., Utica, NY 13502
Parking available in the lot behind the auditorium on Whitesboro Street

  • Saturday, May 20th
    • Inaugural Erie Canal Kid's Run, heats start at 10am
    • Packet Pick-Up, 9am-4pm
    • Expo, 9am-2pm
  • Sunday, May 21st
    • Half Marathon, 8am start time
    • 2-person Relay Race, 8am start time
    • 5k Race, 8:10am start time
    • Post-Race Party, 8:30am – 12pm (food vendors on-site)


The Erie Canal Half Marathon, 5k, Two-person Relay and Kid's Run are official Boilermaker events.