Ideas for Logging Miles

There are many great adventures in store when you hit the trail or get out on the water. Try one of our recommended cycling or paddling half-day and full-day trips. Or participate in one (or more) of the events below. A few miles at a time will start to add up!

Run-Paddle-Cycle Events

Count your miles at these events toward your Canalway Challenge goal.

Erie Canal Half Marathon

May 19   >>   Adirondack Bank Center, Utica
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Canoe/Kayak Race & Family Recreational Paddle

June 1   >>   Glens Falls Feeder Canal, Queensbury to Hudson Falls
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Paddle the Flight

June 2   >>   Waterford
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Hudson Crossing Triathlon

June 9   >>   Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville
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Old Erie Canal Boat Float & Bash

June 15   >>   Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum, Chittenango
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Adaptive Paddling Extravaganza!

June 28 - 29   >>   Erie Canal Boat Company, Lockport
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Canal Day

July 6   >>   Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, Fort Hunter
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21st Annual Cycle the Erie Canal

July 7 - 14   >>   Buffalo to Albany
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15 Miles on the Erie Canal

Thursdays, July 11 - August 8   >>   Montgomery County, multiple locations
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Towpath Day, The Legacy of the Erie Canal

August 10   >>   Camillus Erie Canal Park, Camillus
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Kayaking 4 Meso

September 7   >>   Waterford
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Mohawk Towpath Byway Duathlon

October 20   >>   Riverview Orchards, Rexford
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3rd Annual Erie Canal Run

October 26   >>   Sullivan Parks and Recreation Building, Chittenango
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Do you have an event on the NYS Canal System or Canalway Trail that would make a good Canalway Challenge event?

Find out more and apply to become an official event partner.