Racers take off for Boilermaker 15K Wheelchair Race

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV)--The Boilermaker 15K Wheelchair Race 2014 started just before 8 Sunday morning. The group is comprised of five divisions with payouts in each for a total of up to $17,600.

Some participants are competing for a racing wheelchair, which is apart of the Sitrin Wheelchair Challenge. Those who are chosen through an application process must also complete the race in 2 hour and 15 minutes or less. Winners of the racing chair are not eligible to win prize money.

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