2019 Towpath Marathon Course Modification

Since many Towpath Marathon runners have asked about changes to the course we’ve used in large part for the last 27 years, we wanted to share some background. Canalway Partners was forced to pursue a new course design for the 2019 Towpath Marathon outside of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park after a prolonged and unsuccessful […]

2019 Cycle Canalway

Saturday’s Cycle Canalway was much fun as the event launched from a new starting point at at Hale Farm & Village. After check in, riders road to the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad‘s Indigo Lake Station, rode the train south to one of three drop-offs (Botzum Station, Big Bend, or Akron Northside Station) and then rode […]

7th St. Bridge Deck Pour

Another step towards the completion of stage 3 of the Towpath Trail extension project was recently made as the concrete deck of the truss bridge spanning W. 7th St. was poured! Asphalt and concrete work around the Towpath Mounds is also being completed before cold weather arrives.   Farther down the path, the reconfigured Clark Field, a […]

Stage Three Towpath Trail Update

On Friday we stopped by stage three of the Towpath Trail extension and were pleased to see asphalt paving has been laid on most of the trail. The 1.9 mi segment starts north of Steelyard Commons and traces the eastern border of Tremont, ending at the intersection of Literary and University Rds. Decking has been installed on the Towpath Mounds observation deck, […]

Ohio Legislative Trails Caucus Excursion on the Towpath Trail

Recently state legislators joined with local organizations for Ohio Legislative Trails Caucus tour of the upper portion of the Towpath Trail. The tour, organized by Canalway Partners Executive Director Tim Donovan and Buckeye Trail Association President Steve Walker, provided participants an opportunity to see how the development of the Towpath Trail is transforming the Cuyahoga River Valley, integrating a […]

Big Steel was Flying at the Towpath Mounds

The Towpath Trail took a big step forward this past Friday and Saturday as Mark Haynes Construction craned in a 40-ton, prefabricated steel truss bridge that connects Stage 3 of the Towpath Trail Extension running 1.9 miles from the northern entrance of Steelyard Commons to Literary Ave in Tremont. On Saturday an 19-ton cantilevered observation […]

A Big Day for Stage 1 of the Towpath Trail!

Monday’s stage 1 Towpath Trail Groundbreaking Ceremony was, as our Executive Director, Tim Donovan said, “Getting what we need, a connection from Steelyard Commons to the current Towpath Trail on lower Harvard Avenue.” Local officials and dignitaries used the ceremony to provide their unique perspective on the importance of the Towpath Trail extending into Cleveland (to […]