The countdown to the 40th running of the Boilermaker Road Race has begun and there will be a change for the upcoming race.

Race Director Jim Stasaitis says the cap for the 15K will be increased from 14,000 runners to 14,500.  The 5K cap will remain the same at 4,500 runners.

Deferral registration and early access registration will open on Thursday, March 9th at 12pm.

Deferral registration will be available to all 2016 participants who requested to defer to 2017 while early access registration will be available to all 2016 participants who finished the 15K or 5K races within the allotted times which are 2 hours and 30 minutes and 45 minutes, respectively.

Open registration to the general public will begin on Saturday, March 18th at 12pm and continue until the races reach their caps.

Graphics designers Amanda Potter from A&P Master Images and Rob Perry from Quadsimia unveiled the logo for Boilermaker’s 40th anniversary.

The 2017 Boilermaker will take place on Sunday, July 9th.

 

courtesy of the Boilermaker
courtesy of the Boilermaker
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