Runners of this year's Boilermaker will once again have the chance to both guarantee a spot in the 2014 race and help a local charity

The Boilemaker Charity Bib Program will return this year.

Charity sign ups will open at noon on March 8th at

Runners must raise at least $500 for their selected charity.

200 bibs will be available and they can be used for either the 15K race, 5K race or 3-mile walk.

This year's charities will be announced at the end of February.

The Charity Bib Program raised over $105,000 for ten non-profit organization last year.