Boilermaker Announces 2019 Registration Information
Feb. 19, 2019
The Boilermaker Road Race announced its official registration dates, rules and pricing structure for the 2019 race at a press conference on Tuesday morning. Race Director, Jim Stasaitis, first verified that the 2019 race caps will remain at 14,500 for the 15K presented by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and 4,500 for the Carbone 5K. Registrations are only accepted online through RunSignUp which can be easily reached by going to boilermaker.com.
"We want to ensure that all of our participants receive and understand the information they need," said Stasaitis. "We urge anyone who may be confused to contact our office over the next few weeks. We're always happy to help."
Stasaitis went on to explain that Early Access Registration will begin at 12 PM on March 7th and will continue until 12 PM on March 14th. During this timeframe only, all qualified runners will be able to register at the 2018 rate of $55 and $40 for the 15K and 5K respectively. To be a qualified runner, one must have finished the 2018 15K or 5K in qualifying times or officially deferred their 2018 registration. Qualifying times are under 2.5 hours for the 15K and under 45 minutes for the 5K. All runners who are eligible for the Early Access pool are being contacted by e-mail at 12 PM on February 19th. Early Access runners whose e-mail has changed from 2018 are urged to send updates to firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure delivery of key important information.
Open Registration with Tier 1 pricing will begin at 12 PM on March 15th and continue until 12 PM on April 15th or until the race caps are reached. Tier 1 pricing will be $60 for the 15K and $45 for the 5K. Open Registration is available to the general public regardless of past participation. If the race caps are not reached by 12 PM on April 15th, further pricing tiers will take effect.
The 42nd running of the Boilermaker Road Race will take place on Sunday, July 14th, 2019. The Boilermaker Road Race is a member of the PRRO Circuit.