The Boilermaker road race is honoring long- time journalist Joe Kelly - giving him the prestigiousLes Diven Award. This award is given to the journalist who best emphasizes the spirit of the Boilermaker. Joe Kelly has been involved with the boilermaker either covering, running or volunteering since 1981. This is the first time Joe has received the Diven award and he says it's a special time to receive the award given the race turns thirty five this year. Kelly says, "Every year with the Boilermaker's special to me, I've been involved with the race since 1981. It's helped shape my life and helped shape the lives of many people for the positive I should say too. It's done a lot for the community so any time you get an award from the Boilermaker it means an awful lot." Joe will be formally presented with the award at the final boilermaker committee meeting on June 21st.