In 2016, the Town of Waterford had planned its bicentennial celebrations to include a foot race. Races in this town have come and gone, but with the recent revival of the public high school's track team and the explosion of races all over the world, we knew this time was different. At the confluence of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers and nestled along the entrance to the Erie Canal, Waterford's Tugboat Chug 5k was born.