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Towpath Trail Half Marathon

July 21, 2024

Grand Rapids, OH

Get ready to hit the trails and blaze a path of epic proportions at the Towpath Trail Half Marathon! Join us on July 21, 2024, in Grand Rapids OH, as we embark on a thrilling adventure through nature's wonderland. It's time to tie up those sneakers and leave your competition in the dust!
Get ready to hit the trails and blaze a path of epic proportions at the Towpath Trail Half Marathon! Join us on July 21, 2024, in Grand Rapids OH, as we embark on a thrilling adventure through nature's wonderland. It's time to tie up those sneakers and leave your competition in the dust!
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About The Towpath Trail Half Marathon

The Towpath Trail Half Marathon in Grand Rapids, OH on July 21, 2024, promises to be a memorable race experience for all participants. Set along the picturesque Maumee River, this race takes runners on a journey through history and stunning natural scenery.

Starting at the Providence Metropark near the dam, participants will traverse the beautifully maintained towpath trail. The crushed gravel and dirt path, adorned with plenty of shade, ensures a comfortable and enjoyable run. As you make your way along the trail, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of the river, passing by historic canal locks and a charming grain mill in the park.

With a time limit of three hours for the half marathon, this race caters to a range of abilities, whether you’re a seasoned runner or looking to complete your first half. And if you prefer walking, the 10K option is perfect for you. Both races offer gift certificates for overall male and female winners, as well as masters and grand masters categories.

Could it get any better? Absolutely! The Towpath Trail Half Marathon is part of the Toledo Roadrunners Club Trail Race Series, in collaboration with Metroparks Toledo. This flat and open course provides an ideal introduction to trail racing and is a fantastic way to prepare for an early fall marathon.

Grand Rapids itself is a hidden gem of Ohio, with its quaint charm and warm hospitality. After the race, you can unwind by the dam at the Shelter and explore the town with its captivating history and delightful shops and restaurants.

As for the weather, July in Grand Rapids is known for its comfortable temperatures, making it the perfect time to enjoy a scenic run along the river.

So what are you waiting for? Lace up your running shoes and join us for the Towpath Trail Half Marathon. An unforgettable race awaits you, filled with nature, camaraderie, and the satisfaction of crossing that finish line. Let’s make this an experience to remember!

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