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Popular Utica 15K road race already sold out

A popular road race that brings thousands of runners Utica has already sold out.
UTICA, N.Y. (AP) - A popular road race that brings thousands of runners Utica has already sold out.

Online-only registration for Utica's 36th Boilermaker Road Race opened Saturday. Race officials tell local media outlets that by Monday night, they had reached the 14,000-runner cap for the 15-kilometer race. About 2,200 runners had signed up for the 5K race, which is being capped at 4,500.

The Boilermaker will be held July 14.

Last year, the 15K race didn't reach its registration cap until early March.

Race officials say they sent out an email blast last Thursday to everyone who ran in 2012, reminding them that registration opened Saturday.

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