Friday, September 26, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

John S. Knight Center

77 E Mill Street

Akron, OH 44308

Join us at the Health & Fitness Expo featuring dozens of exhibitor booths. It is a free event and open to the public. Find answers to your health related questions and save time for shopping! Browse through the aisles of many vendors including the Official Akron Marathon Merchandise Store featuring Brooks licensed apparel for your last minute race day needs.

The Expo Features:

  • Final race registration & registration changes
  • Packet pick-up for runners (bib, timing device, goodie bag)
  • Event shirt pick-up
  • Race information & maps
  • Official merchandise sales

Health & Fitness Expo Presentation Schedule

10 a.m.  Official Merchandise Store opens

10 – 11 a.m.  Meet & Greet running legend Joan Benoit Samuelson in the Official Merchandise Store

11 a.m.  Packet Pick-up and Main Expo opens

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Meet & Greet running legend Joan Benoit Samuelson in the Official Merchandise Store

5 – 9 p.m. Pasta Party in lower level

Expo Vendor Information

Vendor Info

Local, regional and national vendors are welcome to exhibit at the Akron Marathon Health and Fitness Expo.  This one-day health and fitness expo reaches not only the runners, but the greater Akron community.  All runners must come to the Expo to pick up their race information and bib.  Traffic flow through the Expo will be designed to ensure that all attendees will pass by your booth.  20,000 people attended the Expo annually. Expo vendors will be offered:

  • A 10′ by 10′ booth which includes: a sign identifying your company, pipe and drape dividers, an 8′ draped table, trash can and two chairs (additional charges will apply for electricity; phone lines, freight and additional furniture)
  • Listing on the Akron Marathon website
  • Listing in the event guide
  • Break area with refreshments

Exhibitor space is at a premium, so we encourage you to respond quickly if you plan to join us!

 

For Expo questions or additional information, please contact:

 

Allyson Boyd

Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau

Expo Co-Chair

 

 

We look forward to seeing you at the Akron Marathon Health & Fitness Expo!

 

Expo Vendor Listing

 

2014 Akron Marathon Expo Vendors

26.2 Apparel

Abbvie

Achilles Running Shop

Adidas

Akron Area YMCA

Akron Beacon Journal

Akron Children’s Hospital

Akron Digital Academy

Akron Marathon Merchandise Store

Akron Marathon Social Media

Akron Marathon Vintage Merchandise

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

Akron-Summit County Public Library

Amish Country Half Marathon

Armed Forces

Asics

BANDI Wear

Bath Fitter

Bath Steeplechase

Bondi Band

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve

Catholic Charities

Chase

Child Guidance and Family Solutions

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon

County of Summit ADM Board

Crooked River Trail Runners

Crossfit Cadre

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Downtown Akron Partnership

Ears to You

Earth Fare

Everything Engraved

Filthy Fitness, LLC

Fitletic

Fleet Feet Sports

Gear Check sponsored by FedEx Custom Critical

Girls on the Run of Greater Summit

Goodwill Industries of Akron

Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center

Hippie Runner

Hoka

In The Zone, LLC

Indiana Wesleyan University

IT Works Global

Kids Fun Run

Klein’s Orthopedic and Medical Equipment Inc.

KT Tape

Lake Anna Chiropractic

Life Is Good No Matter What

Lucky Shoes/New Balance Akron

M3S Sports/Capital City Half Marathon

Medical Mutual Glass City Marathon

Metro Parks Serving Summit County

National Interstate

National Running Center

Naute Sport dba USA Sport Eyewear

Northeast Ohio Medical Associates

NovaCare Rehabilitation

Novo Nordisk

Ohio Cycleworks Charities

Ohio Pools & Spas

Pace Team sponsored by Second Sole

Patriot Runners

Performance Health

Pinnacle Performance Eyewear

Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon

PowerBar

Pro Football Hall of Fame Marathon

R U SeeN Reflective Apparel

Rahab Ministries

RAM Racing

Raw Foods International, LLC

Red Fox Wireless

Relay Ohio/Captel

Renewal by Andersen

Ritchie’s Sporting Goods

Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon

Runner Tracking sponsored by Time Warner Cable

Running Buddy

Second Sole

Stewart’s Caring Place Cancer Wellness Center

Summit Athletic Running Club

Swiftwick Socks

Team Hope International

The University of Akron Confucius Institute

TheRunnerStickers.com

TP Therapy

Trample ALS

Tri County Chiropractic Association/Gold’s Gym

Tubbs Chiropractic

Unique Home Solutions

Van Devere Bunch/Chevrolet

Vertical Runner

Victory Gallop, Inc

WhiteSpace Creative

WKSU

Words from the Wise

Xtenex Laces/SLS Compression Wear

Directions to the Expo

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE JOHN S. KNIGHT CENTER (*Please note detour route below if scheduled to travel to the Expo after 6:30pm):

FROM TURNPIKE I-80 East to Exit 180 (Rt. 8 South) VIA RT. 8 Follow Rt. 8 South to Perkins St. exit Right on Perkins St. to High St., turn Left Stay on High St. (one-way street going South) past E. Market Center is located on the left at the corner of High & Mill Sts. Abundent parking is available all around the Center.

FROM NORTH I-77/I-76 (they run concurrently briefly) to Exit 22A VIA I-77 (Main/Broadway/Downtown) & WEST You will merge with a one-way side street (South St.) VIA I-76 Follow South St. to the 2nd light. At that point all traffic MUST turn left onto Broadway, which is a one-way street going North Follow Broadway to Mill St. (about 1-1 1/2 miles) Center is located at the corner on Broadway & Mill St. Abundent parking is available all around the Center.

FROM NORTH I-71 to I-76 East to Exit 22A (Main/Broadway/Downtown) and SOUTH (follow directions above) VIA I-71

FROM SOUTH I-77/I-76 to Exit 22A (Main/Broadway/Downtown) VIA I-77 The exit ramp Y’s, bear right to Broadway & EAST Broadway is a one-way street going North VIA I-76 Follow Broadway to Mill St. (about 1-1 1/2 miles) Center is at the corner of Broadway & Mill St. Abundent parking is available all around the Center.

*DETOUR AFTER 6:00PM:

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE JOHN S. KNIGHT CENTER

FROM NORTH I-77/I-76 (they run concurrently briefly) to Exit 22A VIA I-77 (Main/Broadway/Downtown) & WEST You will merge with a one-way side street (South St.) VIA I-76 Follow South St. to the 2nd light. At that point all traffic MUST turn left onto Broadway, which is a one-way street going North Follow Broadway to Mill St. (about 1-1 1/2 miles) Center is located at the corner on Broadway & Mill St. Parking is available all around the Center.   Broadway will be closed at University Avenue after 6:30 PM on Friday, 9/26/2008 for the installation of the marathon starting line arch.  To get to the KnightCenter, go west (turn left) on University Avenue to Main Street.  Go north (turn right) on Main Street.  Go east (turn right) on Mill Street.  Mill Street will take you back to Broadway and you will see the JohnS.KnightCenter on your left.  Abundant free parking is available in the area after 5:00 pm.

FROM NORTH I-71 to I-76 East to Exit 22A (Main/Broadway/Downtown) and SOUTH (follow directions above) VIA I-71

FROM SOUTH I-77/I-76 to Exit 22A (Main/Broadway/Downtown) VIA I-77 The exit ramp Y’s, bear right to Broadway & EAST Broadway is a one-way street going North VIA I-76 Follow Broadway to Mill St. (about 1-1 1/2 miles) Center is at the corner of Broadway & Mill St. Parking is available all around the Center.  Broadway will be closed at University Avenue after 6:30 PM on Friday, 9/25/2009 for the installation of the marathon starting line arch.  To get to the KnightCenter, go west (turn left) on University Avenue to Main Street.  Go north (turn right) on Main Street.  Go east (turn right) on Mill Street.  Mill Street will take you back to Broadway and you will see the JohnS.KnightCenter on your left.  Abundant free parking is available in the area after 5:00 pm.

 

For Expo questions or additional information, please contact:

Allyson Boyd

Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau

Expo Co-Chair