Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register?

Register for the races online by selecting the correct link for the race you want to run in, or feel free to print out the mail in form (get form) for your desired race and send in form by June 14, 2022.

Mail to:
Canalway
PO Box 609420
Cleveland, OH 44109

If you have further questions or concerns on registration, please feel free to email julie@canalwaypartners.com

What is the surface of Towpath Trail?

The surface of the Towpath Trail in the Ohio and Erie Canal Reservation is asphalt.

Is every mile marked along the course?

Yes, we have several race distances and all will be marked.

Are headphones permitted?

Yes. Please be mindful of other runners while wearing them, though!

Can I walk the course?

You can walk the course of your race.

Can I run with my dog?

No, the Towpath Trail can vary in size from 8 to 10 feet wide and with runners racing in both directions in separate race divisions, we do not allow dogs out of concerns for safety.

Can I run with a baby stroller or racing wheelchair?

No, the Towpath Trail can vary in size from 8 to 10 feet wide and with runners racing in both directions in separate race divisions, we do not allow jogging strollers or racing wheelchairs out of concerns for safety.

What are the age groups for awards and who is eligible?

Top Three Overall Male & Female in 10 Mile, 10K, and 5K.

Open Top Three Male & Female in Age Division in 10 Mile and 10K only. (Subject to Change)

Age groups are: 19 and under; 20-24; 24-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; and 70 and over.

Can I get a refund if I decide not to run?

No, all entries are non-refundable. Once we’ve received and processed your entry, you will not receive a refund and entry fees are not transferable to the next year’s race or any other race.

You are able to transfer your entry to another person for a fee of $10.00. This can be done at any of the packet pickups prior to race day. There will be NO transfers on race day.

If the 2021 in-person events are canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all participants will be automatically converted to the virtual event. While we look forward to the return to live racing in 2021, a virtual option will be available for both 5 mile and Half-Marathon races. This race will not be postponed to a future date. Transfer Information

You are able to transfer your entry to another person for a fee of $10.00. This can be done at any of the packet pickups prior to race day. There will be NO transfers on race day! To complete a Transfer, go to your profile on Run Signup and chose either the refund transfer or gift transfer option.

For more information follow: https://runsignup.com/How-To/Transfer-To-Another-Runner

What do runners get?

All runners will receive a short-sleeved technical shirt.

10 mile and 10K runners receive finisher medals.

Where and when will the results be posted?

Results will be posted to this website as soon as they become final.

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