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Q: What distances are offered?
A: A full marathon (26.2), half marathon (13.1), a 10K (6.2), and a 5K (3.1). We also have a Kids Mini Marathon on Saturday that is FREE and open to those 12 and under.

Q: Do you offer Pace Teams?
A: Yes. The Pace Team will stay with the Marathon and Half Marathon for the first 11.5 miles. The pace team will continue on the Marathon course until the Finish Line at 26.2 miles.

Q: Is the Marathon a Boston Qualifying Course?
A: Yes. We will publish the USATF Certification Number in the Spring prior to race weekend.

Q: Are Dogs Allowed on the Course / Can I run with my dog?

A: No. Our insurance does not cover pets AND dogs are prohibited unless they are a Service Dog with Visible Markings.

Q: Where do I park on Race Day?
A: There are a variety of parking locations / surface lots / decks in the Downtown Canton area. Please plan your time accordingly to allow enough time to get in and park, hit the porta potties, and make your way to the starting line. Assignments will be made for Race Week with all of the parking locations.

Q: If I can't make it to the race, can I get a refund or transfer my entry?
A: Our event is a non-refundable event. You are welcome to have someone pick up your items at the Race Expo for you.

Q: If I can't make it to the race, can I defer to 2024?

A: No. We have a non-deferral policy. This is also the final year for the event.

Q: Can I switch distances?
A: Yes, please visit the Runner Services Booth at the Race Expo.

Q: I'm registered for the Full Marathon but want to drop down to the Half Marathon. What are my options?

A: You can switch your Marathon entry to a Half Marathon entry by visiting the Runner Services Booth at the Race Expo.

Q: When is the Expo?
A: Friday, May 5th from 4pm to 8pm AND Saturday, May 6th from 9am to 6pm at the Canton Civic Center - 1101 Market Ave N, Canton OH 44702
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