Ohio Canal Corridor will be hosting the Towpath Half Marathon and 5-miler) on Sunday, April 6th 2014 at 8:00am in the area surrounding Steelyard Commons and Lower Harvard.
All proceeds from the event benefit Ohio Canal Corridor, an organization that has been actively developing and participating in a variety of events and projects to preserve, promote and educate the public about the area surrounding one of Northeast Ohio’s most valuable resources – our park system along the Ohio Canal. To learn more about Ohio Canal Corridor, visit their website at www.ohiocanal.org
Event details and schedule
Friday, April 4
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Packet pickup
Saturday, April 5
10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Packet pickup
Sunday, April 6
6:00 am - 7:00 am - Day-of Registration Limited Availability
7:00 am - Half Marathon Walkers start.
7:30 am - Roads Close
7:30 am - 5-Miler Walkers start
8:00 am - Half Marathon begins
8:00 am - 5-Miler begins
9:15 am - Award ceremony begins and continues at regular intervals
11:00 am - Course closes
5-mile Runners: Please look for Towpath Parking signs (yellow signs, red letters) and volunteers in neon colored vests directing traffic into available lots. Parking available at Alcoa lot located on Harvard Ave. (South side of road) accross from Speedway. Shuttles will be available to shuttle runners to the 5 Mile start line located on the intersection of Harvard Ave. and Jennings Rd. under the Harvard Ave. Bridge.
Half Marathon runners will park in lots adjacent to East 49 Street. Lots will be marked with signs indicating "Parking" - runners will shuttled back to their cars from the intersection of Jennings Rd. and Harvard Ave. starting at 9:00 am.