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Boilermaker Youth Olympics 2009

By By KARI CRIMMINS

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Local youth have their own Boilermaker excitement - hundreds of kids gathered Thursday in Proctor Park for the Boilermaker Youth Olympics -.a chance for the kids to stay active, have fun, and win prizes!

The headlined event is the triathlon, where kids swim, bike and end with a mile run.

"There have to be at least ten events going on, plus the triathlon," said Sean Brown, City Youth Bureau Director. "And the triathlon is actually the only triathlon that takes place in New York State. From what I'm told the second in the country. Its our second year, and we're trying to introduce this to everybody. So it's a great event."

The event is from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday.

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