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The Towpath Trilogy
Race Series




Cycle Canalway is this Saturday, June 4th CCJune

Cycle Canalway is a Towpath bike event for the whole family, on Saturday, June 4th. A few spots remain- online registration closes Friday at midnight.

Cycle Canalway is presented by Cargill

Riders receive a souvenir t-shirt, a ride on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, a snack and beverage aid station, and free lunch and entertainment at the finish.

Riders will take the  Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad to the stop of their choice (our last train stop will be Peninsula) and bike along the beautiful Towpath Trail, finishing at Quaker Steak for lunch and entertainment from 11:45 to 1:15PM.

The ride will start at Rockside Rd. Train Depot, 7900 Old Rockside Rd. Independence 44131 at 8:00 AM.
Riders will load their bikes onto the  Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad at 8:30 AM.
Choose the distance that is best for you, from 3 to 40 miles-
Train Stop
  • Route 82 (7.8 miles with train ride; 14.1 miles without)
  • Boston Store (12.2 miles with train ride; 22.9 miles without)
  • Peninsula (14.5 miles with train ride; 27.5 miles without)
  • Hunt Farm (21.2 miles with train ride; 37.8 miles without)
  • Beaver Marsh (23.8 miles with train ride; 40.4 miles without)

The Towpath Ten-Ten
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The Towpath Ten-Ten
Bib Mail-Out Deadline
is June 6th mail

Runners can sign up to have their bib mailed, or they can pick it up at area  Fleet Feet Sports  stores (Westlake, Pepper Pike, Northfield) from 10AM to 7PM on Wednesday 6/15, Thursday 6/16, and the Valley View  Quaker Steak and Lube  patio Saturday 6/18 from 9AM to 4PM. 

The Towpath Ten-Ten
is June 19th TenTen


The Towpath Ten-Ten features 10k and ten mile race lengths and special Father's Day race categories.

The race takes place Sunday June 19th on the Towpath Trail in the Cleveland Metroparks Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation.

Towpath Trilogy Reminder conquer
Because of the inclement weather at the Towpath Half Marathon, everyone who registered for the race will be credited as completing the first event of the Towpath Trilogy.

The Towpath Trilogy features a variety of race lengths to accommodate runners (and walkers!) of all experience levels- participants can "Conquer the Towpath Trilogy" by participating in all three events in a race season.

Runners that Conquer the Towpath Trilogy receive an exclusive Towpath Trilogy mug and a free Great Lakes Beer at the Towpath Marathon in October.


Upcoming Overnight Bike Event-
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The Towpath 150 is an overnight cycling event this July 16th & 17th from Cleveland to Bolivar and back. Riders will travel the length of the Towpath in the  Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area , taking in the sites while raising funds to support Canalway Partners in the development of the Towpath Trail in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County.

Sign up today! Registration for the inaugural Towpath 150 is capped at 50 riders.

The Towpath 150 entry fee is $100, with a fundraising minimum of $350

Individuals who raise $450 or more can choose to have their $100 entry fee refunded

How Can I Help?  Help
  The most efficient way to help Canalway Partners develop the Towpath Trail is to become a member

See you on the trail,

Ken Schneider