In-Person Towpath Marathon Thrills 600 Runners

During a challenging year for events, Canalway Partners was pleased to host an in-person Towpath Marathon for 600 runners on Sunday, October 11! The weather was great and it was clear runners were happy to get out for a REAL race on a beautiful morning inside Cleveland Metroparks’ Ohio & Erie Canalway Reservation. Several runners […]

The Towpath Marathon Will Be a Live Race!

After much planning Canalway Partners is thrilled to announce the Towpath Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10K on Sunday, October 11, 2020 will be live races. We are thankful to be able to keep the fall tradition of the Towpath Marathon alive in this most challenging year. If you are still looking for a race to run this […]

Regional Partners Celebrate Towpath Trail Opening Along Tremont

On Monday the promise of a 101-mile long off-road trail stretching from the Cuyahoga River in downtown Cleveland to New Philadelphia, Ohio inched closer to reality. The City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Cleveland Metroparks, and Canalway Partners announced the official opening of stage 3 of the Towpath Trail. The 1.9 mile segment between Steelyard Commons […]

Cleveland History Days Delivers Cleveland’s Rich Cultural Heritage with Socially Distanced Flair

The third annual Cleveland History Days delivered a fun mix of engaging socially distant in-person and virtual events, self-guided tours and art over ten days that allowed folks the opportunity to discover and experience Cleveland’s rich cultural heritage. Cleveland History Days opened with a Livestream from the Cozad-Bates House that included stirring performances by Hue […]

Happy Rebirthday Cuyahoga River!

You’ll be forgiven if today’s June 22 anniversary of the 1969 Cuyahoga River fire has snuck up on you. Last year’s 50th anniversary was a tsunami of events culminating in the City of Cleveland’s Cuyahoga50 celebration. This year? Well, it’s just another day on the river! The Cuyahoga River continues to get healthier as projects […]

Promise of Canal Basin Park Moves Closer to Reality with NOACA Reallocation

On June 13 Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency’s (NOACA) Board of Directors approved the reallocation of $550,400 of NOACA CMAQ funding for trailhead improvements at the northern terminus of the Towpath Trail, Canal Basin Park. The funding provides momentum for the vision of Canal Basin Park as a significant cultural amenity that will serve as […]

Throwback Thursday – Pinery Dam

Three weeks ago construction workers began notching the Brecksville Dam, the first step in the removal of a concrete structure that’s spanned the Cuyahoga River since 1951. As water from the dam pool has been released, another dam dating back to the beginning of the Ohio & Erie Canalway is slowly being unveiled. And there’s a […]

Demolition of Brecksville Dam Begins

A new chapter in the Cuyahoga River’s history began yesterday as crews began demolition of the Brecksville Dam, located next to the Towpath Trail. The dam, a 1951 upgrade to the Pinery Narrows Dam that was built in 1827, has been a significant impediment to river ecology, fish habitat, and recreational use of the Cuyahoga […]