UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Nearly 5,000 runners have signed up for the 15k Boilermaker road race, while nearly 400 are registered for the 5k. Last year at this time, 1944 runners were signed up for the 15k and 177 for the 5k.
As of Monday, 4,863 have signed up for the 15k, while 373 are registered for the 5k. On Thursday, the Boilermaker will be hosting a paper sign up at Dick’s Sporting Goods at Sangertown Square Mall in New Hartford from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Only cash or check will be accepted anyone wishing to use a credit card may do so at boilermaker.com
This year a registration cap has been set for both the 15k and 5k races. The cap is set for 14,000 runners for the 15k and 4,000 for the 5k. The 3-Mile Walk, which takes place Saturday, July 7th, will not be capped.
The 35th running of the Boilermaker will take place Sunday, July 8th 2012.