The On the Run convenience store brand is owned by Alimentation Couche-Tard (ACT), a Canadian convenience store company, that operates other cornerstore brands including Circle K, Couche-Tard and Macs. Globally, ACT is the 2nd largest convenience store company, with more than 15,000 stores operated under these recognized brand names.
ACT acquired over 1,500 Company-Operated On the Run sites with The Pantry acquisition in 2015. 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.