Half Marathon FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions About Our Races


How can I register?

Register for the races online by selecting the correct link for the race you want to run in, or feel free to print out the mail-in form for your desired race by the deadline date. CLICK HERE FOR PRINT FORM

Mail to:

PO Box 609420
Cleveland, OH 44109

OR fax to 216-520-1833

If you have further questions or concerns on registration, please feel free to email julie@canalwaypartners.com 


Where and when can I pick up my packet?

Packet pickup will be available Wednesday, Thursday & Friday (April 7, 8, 9). Times and locations TBD.

You have the option of having your packet mailed for a $10 fee.  Please make sure to check the dates so that you are registered in time to be eligible for a mail out should you chose that option.



What is the surface of Towpath Trail?

The surface of the Towpath Trail in the Ohio and Erie Canal reservation is asphalt.

Can I walk the course?

You can walk the course of your virtual run

What are the age groups and who is eligible?

Top Three Overall Male & Female Open

Top Three Overall Male & Female Masters

Age Divisions TBD



Sorry, but all entries are non-refundable. Once we’ve received and processed your entry, you will not receive a refund, you may not give or sell your race number to other people, and entry fees are not transferable to the next year’s race or any other race.

You are able to transfer your entry to another person for a fee of $10.00. This can be done at any of the packet pickups prior to race day. There will be NO transfers on race day!

Transfer Information

To complete a Transfer, go to your profile on Runsignup and chose either the refund transfer or gift transfer option. Enter in the Transferee’s name and email to send them the transferring registration. Once the transferee completes the registration, the original registrant is removed from the race. 

  • Refund Transfers: Transferee pays the current price of the registration. The original registrant pays a $10 transfer fee
  • Gift Transfer: Transferee’s registration is free. The original registrant pays a $10 transfer fee.

For more information follow: https://runsignup.com/How-To/Transfer-To-Another-Runner

If you call or email about a refund, you will be directed back to this page


What do runners get?

All runners will receive a short-sleeved technical shirt and half marathoners receive finishers medals.


Where and when will the results be posted?

You have the ability to send in your times, individual or team. Results will be posted continuously as they are sent in. Please email roadracing@hermescleveland.com  if you would like to have you times posted. Results will be accepted through September 30th