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Expect some changes in the 2015 Boilermaker

(WKTV) - The big win that came out of the Boilermaker this year is we can add a 37th consecutive rain-free race to the list. The stress of an impending storm made this one of the more challenging years for Boilermaker officials. Executive Director Tim reed says the Boilermaker was a big success, but he doesn't want to talk about the good. He... Read more »

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Wacera wins Boilermaker 15K women's race

(WKTV) - A Kenyan has won the Boilermaker 15K women's race. Mary Wacera finished with a time of 50:14. Wacera had been picked by many experts to win the women's race. Yimer Wude Ayalew... Read More »

Boilermaker Shadow Run set for Saturday

(WKTV) - The 2014 Boilermaker Shadow Run has been rescheduled for Saturday at Camp Buerhing, Kuwait. The run was rescheduled after it had been canceled because of high temperatures. Since... Read More »

Boilermaker 15K racers stream across finish line

(WKTV) - About one hour into the Boilermaker 15k race, finishers began streaming across the finish line. The attached video shows many of those finishers marking their achievement.... Read More »

Kenyan man wins 2014 Boilermaker 15k race

(WKTV) - A 26-year-old Kenyan man won the 2014 Boilermaker 15K race. Geoffrey Kenisi Bundi had an unofficial time of 44:18. Julius Keter of Kenya, last year's Boilermaker champion,... Read More »

Boilermaker 15K runners take off from start line

(WKTV) - About 14,000 runners took off from the Boilermaker 15k race line at 8 a.m. Even though the threat of severe weather put the race in danger of cancellation, every thing went off as planned.... Read More »

Illinois man wins Boilermaker Wheelchair race

(WKTV) - Joshua George of Champaign, Ill., is the winner of the 2014 Boilermaker Wheelchair race. George also won the 2012 wheelchair race. George's time was 34:01.... Read More »

New Hartford teen wins Boilermaker 5K

(WKTV) - With lightning-fast speed, Steven McKenna of New Hartford was the winner of the 2014 Boilermaker 5K. The 17-year-old crossed the finish line with a time of 15:55. Erik S. Gleba... Read More »

Boilermaker 5K run gets under way

(WKTV) - It was touch-and-go on whether the race would happen, but the 5K Boilermaker run went off without out a hitch. About 4,500 runners took off at 7:15 a.m. at Burrstone Road in the... Read More »

Boilermaker 3-Mile Walk brings out both young and old

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Under beautiful sunshine and perfect temperatures, several hundred people walked the campus of the Masonic Care Community on Saturday morning in the 14th Annual Boilermaker 3 Mile Walk. Read More »

Kids' Run a mainstay of Boilermaker weekend in its 25th year

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Hundreds of future Boilermaker 15k runners were at the MVCC campus to participate in the 2014 Kids' Run, Saturday. Read More »

Wilt, Fleming, Merritt inducted to NDRHOF

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Three new inductees were welcomed into the National Distance Running Hall of Fame Saturday: Fred Wilt, Tom Fleming and Kim Merritt. Read More »

Boilermaker All Access Show

A walk through of everything you need to know about the Boilermaker and WKTV's coverage Read More »

Merritt, Fleming talk about HOF Induction

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The two living inductees of the 2014 National Distance Running Hall of Fame class spoke Friday at the annual Boilermaker Expo at MVCC. Read More »

Boilermaker's oldest perennial set to run 37th race

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Boilermaker Road Race has been going on for 36 years, and only 14 people have completed them all. Read More »

Wheelchair division of Boilermaker boasting high-level competition

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The field of wheelchair racers for the 2014 Boilermaker is set, and it is intense! Read More »

Women now highly present in sport they were once banned from

(WKTV) - The sport of distance running has come a long way since Hall of Famer Kathrine Switzer was pushed off the Boston Marathon course, just for being a woman. Read More »

Road Closures, Parking and Shuttle Buses

Inofrmation about getting around town on Boilermaker Sunday Read More »

Boilermaker Expo set-up complete as the big weekend approaches

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Race organizers were busy off the course, Thursday, getting ready for the 30,000-40,000 people expected to visit MVCC and the Boilermaker Expo. Read More »

Babe's cooking up another pre-race Pasta Dinner

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A favorite mainstay of the Boilermaker weekend is here once again. Read More »

Local youths participate in pre-Boilermaker Olympics

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - With just three days to go until America's Best 15k in the Country, hundreds of area youngsters started getting in the Boilermaker spirit, Thursday. Read More »

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