Utica, NY (WIBX) - Syracuse University football coach Doug Marrone is hoping to run the Boilermaker 5-K on Sunday.

Marrone, who underwent arthroscopic knee surgery last month, says his goal is to run the 5-K race and he'll see how his knee feels prior to the event.

He says at the very least, he'll be there to cheer on his wife, who's running the 15-K.

Marrone ran the 5-K race last year.

Meanwhile, Syracuse University will be the official sponsor of the orange slices handed out to the 17,000 finishers of the 5-K and 15-K races.

S-U mascot Otto the Orange is also expected to be at Sunday's race.

You can hear live coverage of the Boilermaker starting at 7:00 right here on WIBX.

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