Utica, NY (WIBX) - The Boilermaker Road Runner Mile is taking place tonight.

The race will be held at 6:00 prior to the Development Runs on the Parkway.

The course will follow the traditional Boilermaker course, beginning in the Valley View Golf Course and ending at the Parkway Rec Center.

The Road Runner Mile showcases some of the area's top scholastic and post-collegiate milers.

There will be five heats with 62 runners participating.

Boilermaker officials are encouraging spectators to come out and cheer on the runners.