The marathon and half marathon also include a rail road crossing. We do not expect a train but please be aware and wait for any passing trains. Security will be onsite for additional safety. Mark your time and we will adjust times for any delay caused by a train or emergency marine traffic.
The Towpath Marathon Featuring Full Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k Race lengths. Please note the 2023 Towpath Marathon, Half Marathon, & 10k will start and finish on West St., near the future site of Canal Basin Park in The Flats. The course will follow the Towpath Trail within the Cleveland Metroparks and takes the Full Marathon into the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The Towpath Marathon full course is USATF Certified.
*All courses are on paved surface, though the surface in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park is crushed limestone
Start line address: 989 West Street, Cleveland, OH 44113
All race distances start on West Street between Merwin and Columbus at Canal Basin Park in Cleveland's The Flats neighborhood. The road will be closed for the event.