Open registration for 41st road race begins at noon Saturday

Published Mar 16, 2018 at 12:00pm

UTICA — Open registration for the 2018 Boilermaker Road Race will begin on Saturday at noon.

Priority registration closed today at noon. As of Thursday, race organizers said 6,373 runners were registered for the 15K and 1,529 were registered for the 5K. The cap of the 15K run is 14,500 and 4,500 for the 5K.

Runners can register on the web at: boilermaker.com.

Officials say that registration for both runs are on schedule with last year and they say that they expect both fields to be half-full by the start of open registration. Once the races reach their caps, a first-come-first-serve waiting list will go into effect.

The 41st running of the Boilermaker will be on Sunday, July 8.