Regularly called the best 15K road race in the nation, the Boilermaker attracts 19,000 runners to Utica every second Sunday in July. Now in its 42nd year, the race attracts casual runners and elite athletes from around the globe to experience Utica's world famous event. Boilermaker Weekend consists of numerous activities for the entire family including a two-day Health and Wellness Expo, a 5K and a Kids' Run. Renowned for its challenging, spectator-lined course, the race culminates in the best post-race party in the country held at the F.X. Matt Brewing Company.