Make the Ultimate Journey to The Akron Marathon
The Akron Children's Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series was designed to encourage participation for all fitness levels. With distances ranging from 1-mile to the marathon, pick the series package that suits your goals. Running the series will be easy as you follow a typical training calendar to benchmark your way to our marquee September event!
Race Series Runner Premiums
In addition to all of the runner premiums you receive from the individual races, runners participating in all three events of the Akron Children's Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series will:
- Earn a Special Race Series Medal after completing all three events
- Be rewarded with a commemorative Race Series gift
- Be Eligible to Win Series Awards
Get answers to your race series related questions and find out MORE on our FAQs page!
National Interstate 8k & 1 Mile
Kick off the Akron Children's Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series with the National Interstate 8k & 1 Mile! The course highlights The University of Akron's campus with a unique tour of downtown Akron. Although it is designed for speed, the course supports both runners and walkers on their way to the finish on Summa Field inside InfoCision Stadium.
Goodyear Half Marathon & 10k
The Goodyear Half Marathon & 10k brings the iconic landmarks of Goodyear right under your feet for a unique and unforgettable racing experience. Make your way past the company's historic World Headquarters and its new campus before setting a personal record on Goodyear's Akron Proving Grounds, only open to the public for this race.
FirstEnergy Akron Marathon, Half Marathon & Team Relay
Our marquee event, the FirstEnergy Akron Marathon, Half Marathon, & Team Relay, never ceases to amaze! Featuring the ultimate running experience throughout Akron's neighborhoods and downtown complete with a world-class finish inside Canal Park Stadium, runners will continue to enjoy the VIP treatment they have come to know and love.