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History in the Sky Over Boilermaker Post-Race Party [Video + Photos]

It was a sad moment when the Boilermaker announced that this year the annual post-race party would be without the popular flyover. That has been one of the signature features for the big event for countless years and when the military jets were not available, Executive Director for The Boilermaker Tim Reed, started digging in to see what else could be done. What he discovered was truly amazing!

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Jeff Monaski, WIBX
Jeff Monaski, WIBX
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First Time 15K-er: ‘Boilermaker Is The Most Amazing Race’

Among the thousands of runners who crossed the finish at Sunday's Boilermaker 15K Road Race in Utica was a 68-year-old man from New Paltz, NY who just took up the sport of running a few years ago.

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Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino/TSM Utica
Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino/TSM Utica
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What’s The New Animal At The Utica Zoo? [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]

At 11am, Saturday, July 10, 2015, the Utica Zoo unveiled the new animal that will now be calling Central New York home!  We were on hand for the official announcement at the top of the hill in the African Alley section of the zoo. 

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CJ/TSM Utica
CJ/TSM Utica
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2015 Boilermaker Kids’ Run [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO, PHOTOS]

The Boilermaker Kids' Run took place Saturday morning, July 11, 2015.  It was a great start to the days' events. 

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Nostalgic Utica Commercial Reminds Us What Boilermaker Weekend Is All About [Video]

Boilermaker Weekend is upon us and it is arguably the biggest weekend of the year for the City of Utica. One of the greatest things that the race represents is how strong and supportive our community is. Utica has always had a reputation for this and in 1985, a commercial was released titled "You are Utica." It demonstrates perfectly what this weekend is about.

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Comstock/ThinkStock/TSM
Comstock/ThinkStock/TSM
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Best Drinks To Have After Running The Boilermaker

Plan on running the Boilermaker this weekend? When you're done you probably plan on drinking a beer or two after the brewery. That's ok! However, you may find if you drink this you'll recover a little bit faster after running. Here's the top post run drinks, other than water.

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Help Make it Snow in July on Boilermaker Sunday

There are not many events that unite our community like the Utica Boilermaker. It is one of the biggest days of the year for our city and it's not just because of the free beer. It's one of the few times where the community comes out to show their support and cheer on the folks who brave the heat to run through the streets of the city. This year, the Boilermaker is hoping for the people's help in making the spectating experience a little more special and exciting.

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James Rondenelli by Kristine Bellino, WIBX
James Rondenelli by Kristine Bellino, WIBX
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WIBX’s Jim Rondenelli Wins Boilermaker Award

It was a big day for WIBX's Jim Rondenelli.

The Boilermaker Committee and Tim Reed, Boilermaker President, announced on Tuesday that Rondenelli, News Director at WIBX, has been awarded the Les Diven Award, in recognition of “exceptional coverage” of the Boilermaker and contributions to the community

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Boilermaker 2014 Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino, WIBX / Townsquare Media
Boilermaker 2014 Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino, WIBX / Townsquare Media
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2015 Boilermaker Closes Out, Only Charity Bibs Remain

It might not have happened as fast as some predicted; but, the 2015 Boilermaker Road Race has reached capacity in under 25 hours for only the second time in its 38 year history.

The Wheel Chair race closed out early Saturday afternoon and the 5K and 15K both closed out before 1 p

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Jim Rondenelli, WIBX
Jim Rondenelli, WIBX
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Boilermaker Officials Announce 2015 Registration Process [VIDEO]

It may be December, but it's not too early to start thinking about the 2015 Boilermaker.

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Keith James And Greg McShea At Boilermaker 2014
photo by Greg McShea
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Boilermaker 2014 Sights And Sounds With ‘Greg On The Go’ [VIDEO]

While Boilermaker 2014 is now in the record books, for those of you who didn't make it  to the race route, we have some sights, sounds and memories to share. Our morning man Keith James and myself were at the corner of Kellogg Ave. and Whitesboro Street in West Utica on the day of the race, about a mile from the finish line.

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Boilermaker 2014 Runner With Flag
photo by Greg McShea
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Cheering The Runners On Boilermaker Sunday [PHOTOS]

On Boilermaker Sunday, our 96.1 WODZ morning man Keith James and I set up the station van at the corner of Kellogg Ave. and Whitesboro Street around 6:00 a.m. to get ready for the runners. At our location, the finish line was about a mile away, so we made sure we pumped out some running music and cheered on the runners in that last leg of the race.

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