Yes. But keep in mind that the Canalway Challenge is about fitness and fun. We encourage you to keep moving and build on the mileage you’ve completed to date. Choose a goal that’s challenging, but within reach!
Yes. The Canalway Challenge is all about fitness, so if doing the same mile over and over helps you get moving, do it! However, the challenge is also about discovering all there is to see and do along the canals. Add some adventure to your miles by trying new places or regions.
No. You can explore various regions to complete your miles. However, if you eventually want to build up to achieve 360 End-to-Ender status, then you must complete all four Erie Canal regions.
Yes. Becoming an End-to-Ender means completing each region. You don't have to do it all in one go. It's fine to do smaller segments to build your End-to-End mileage.
The Canalway Challenge relies on the honor system. When you finish your final miles, take a photo of your finish. Upload the photo to your finish line and tell us which mileage goal you’ve reached (15, 90, 180, 360). You’ll be able to download your certificate and we’ll send you a decal to display your achievement. This feature will become active with your registration.
Yes! We’ll be encouraging groups to sign up.
Yes. The Canalway Challenge is great for families! You’ll be able to sign up together.
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