The Akron Marathon Health and Fitness Expo will be held at the John S. Knight Center located at 77 E Mill Street, Akron, OH 44308.
Directions to the John S. Knight Center
Driving Directions prior to 6:00 p.m.
From the Turnpike I-80 East/Rt. 8
Follow Rt. 8 South to Perkins St. Turn right on Perkins St.Turn left on High St.( High St. is a one-way street going South). JSK Center is located on the left atthe corner of High & Mill St.
From the North I-77/I-76 (they run concurrently briefly)
VIA I-76 Exit at Main/Broadway/Downtown. You will merge with a one-way side street (South St.). Follow South St. to the 2nd light. At that point all traffic MUST turn left onto Broadway, which is a one-way street. Travel North following Broadway to Mill St. (about 1-1 1/2 miles). JSK Center is located at the corner of Broadway & Mill St.
From the North I-71 to I-76 East and South I-71
Exit at Main/Broadway/ Downtown (follow directions above)
From the South I-77/I-76
Exit at Main/Broadway/Downtown via I-77.The exit ramp Y’s, bear right on exit ramp to Broadway (Broadway is a one-way street). Follow Broadway to Mill St. (about 1-1 1/2 miles). JSK Center is at the corner of Broadway & Mill St.
Parking is available on High & Broadway. Rates vary.
High Street Detour after 6:00 p.m.
Portions of High Street will be closed after 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018 for the installation of the marathon start line gate. To leave the JSK Center, from High Street, turn right on University Ave., turn right on S. Main St., right on Bowery St., then turn left to get back onto Broadway.