October 6, 2018
Bike & Brew is the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition's annual family-friendly Oktoberfest in Zoar, Ohio. The event begins with a bicycle ride along the Towpath Trail, which guests can enjoy at their leisure and at an unstructured pace. The party then kicks off across the street at The Canal Tavern of Zoar with great German food, live music and raffle prizes.
October 7, 2018
Marathon, half & 10k starts at 8 a.m. (half and full walkers start at 7 a.m.)
Described as “one of the most beautiful race courses in America” by Runner’s World magazine, the Towpath Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k showcases breathtaking segments of the historic Towpath Trail on a flat, fast, and forgiving course located between Akron and Cleveland. All proceeds from the event benefit Canalway Partners, 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 National Heritage Area (NHA) in Northeast Ohio. The NHA consists of many wonderful assets right here in Ohio, one of the most popular being the Towpath Trail.