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Registration Now Open For Popular Northeast Ohio Running Series

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Date: August 15, 2012
Contact: jared Slanina, Communications Specialist, 330-657-2909 ext. 136

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park

PENINSULA, Ohio (Wednesday, August 15, 2012) - Registration is now open for the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park's annual Fall Running Series. The Conservancy's Fall Running Series allows participants to experience the colorful fall landscape of Cuyahoga Valley National Park each week in October. Timed races will occur each Tuesday with non-competitive runs being held the following Wednesday. A "Full Moon Run" will also be held on Sunday, October 29.

The Fall Running Series will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2 at the Octagon Shelter, located at 801 Truxell Road in Peninsula.

"This is a truly unique event for runners. Each week, we announce a special "twist" just minutes prior to the beginning of each race," said Fall Running Series founder and Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park Finance Committee Chairman Guy Gadomski. "You can feel the excitement build among the runners as they scramble to come up with the best strategy right before hitting the trail."

For complete details and to register please call (330) 657-2909 ext. 136 or visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org/experience/outdoor/running.

About the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a non-profit organization created to engage public support for the park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information about the Conservancy and its programs, visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call (330) 657-2909.

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Did You Know?

Historic photo of canal boats along the Ohio & Erie Canal.

The Ohio & Erie Canal, which runs through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, was a 308-mile waterway connecting Lake Erie to the Ohio River. This transportation route, which influenced local and national prosperity, was dug entirely by hand by mostly German and Irish immigrants.