The On the Run convenience store brand is owned by Alimentation Couche-Tard (ACT), a Canadian convenience store company, that operates other convenience store brands including Circle K, Couche-Tard, Macs, Kangaroo Express and Corner Store. Globally, ACT is the 2nd largest convenience store company, with more than 15,000 stores operated under these recognized brand names.
ACT acquired On the Run sites in 2009. The majority have been converted to Circle K Company Operated sites. A select group of On the Run stores were made available for sale to become the foundation of the On the Run Franchise program.