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

Lower Corbin Rotunda – TBD

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

 

2013 Akron Marathon Expo Vendors

26.2 Apparel

Akron Area YMCA

Akron Beacon Journal

Akron Children’s Hospital

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

Akron-Summit County Public Library

BANDI Wear

Bondi Band

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon

Downtown Akron Partnership

Earth Fare

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

Hippie Runner

In The Zone, LLC

Kids Fun Run

Klein’s Orthopedic and Medical Equipment Inc.

Lucky Shoes/New Balance Akron

M3S Sports/Capital City Half Marathon

Medical Mutual Glass City Marathon

Metro Parks Serving Summit County

Naute Sport dba USA Sport Eyewear

Northeast Ohio Medical Associates

Novo Nordisk

Ohio Cycleworks Charities

RAM Racing

Raw Foods International, LLC

Red Fox Wireless

Relay Ohio/Captel

Renewal by Andersen

Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon

Summa Health System/SummaCare

TheRunnerStickers.com

Tubbs Chiropractic

Van Devere Bunch

Vertical Runner

WhiteSpace Creative

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