Meet this year's 10 Go the Distance Boilermaker runners

Nearly 70 applications were submitted this year.

Posted: Apr 4, 2019 10:47 PM
Updated: Jul 12, 2019 12:19 PM

UTICA, N.Y. -- The 2019 Go The Distance class was selected on Thursday. Ten first-time runners will set out on their journey to the Boilermaker Finish Line on Monday, April 22.

Meet the team!

MaryBeth Napolitano, Herkimer
Bridgette Miller, Sauquoit
Lupe Merz, Utica
Gaetano LaGatta, Whitesboro
Christie Murray, Clinton
Melissa Cummings, Holland Patent
Kimberly Palmisano, Frankfort
Shannon Cayea, Utica
Tanya Marr, Whitesboro
Tina Searles, Little Falls

Nearly 70 applications were submitted this year. The Go The Distance Committee, charged with selecting 10 participants, is made up of Go The Distance alumni.

If you were not selected, you are still welcome to train with the group. In fact, upwards of 100 people run with the team each week, for 12 weeks.

Training begins April 22, and the full training schedule can be found here. 

The Boilermaker is July 14.

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