AKRON MARATHON ANNOUNCES KICKOFF TO TRAINING FOR UPCOMING RACE SERIES
Registration prices for all events are set to increase on June 1, 2022
AKRON, Ohio (May 23, 2022) — The Akron Marathon Charitable Corporation is thrilled to announce the kickoff to the 18-week training program of the Akron Marathon Race Series presented by Summa Health. Detailed training plans with beginner and competitive options begin Mon., May 23, 2022.
Crafted to include each event in the Akron Marathon Race Series presented by Summa Health, training plans are the perfect supplement to assist runners in completing their daily runs leading up to each race. Training plans can be found at AkronMarathon.org/training.
Now is the time to commit to running the Race Series by registering before prices increase on Wed., June 1, 2022.
Anyone that is registered for all three races through June 20 will be entered into a drawing to win one of 20 pairs of Brooks Launch running shoes in partnership with Second Sole Akrun in honor of the 20-year celebration of the FirstEnergy Akron Marathon, Half Marathon, and Team Relay.
In addition to all the runner premiums received from the individual races, runners participating in all three events of the Akron Marathon Race Series presented by Summa Health (who are registered for all three races by June 20) will:
- Earn a special race series medal after completing all three events.
- Be rewarded with a commemorative race series medal rack
The Akron Marathon Race Series presented by Summa Health was designed to encourage participation for all fitness levels. With distances ranging from 1 mile to the marathon, pick the series combination 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.
The race series kicks off on Friday, June 24 with the 1 mile, followed on Saturday, June 25 by the National Interstate 8k. The Goodyear Half Marathon and 10k are set for Aug. 13, 2022, and the marquee event — the 20th running of the FirstEnergy Akron Marathon, Half Marathon, and Team Relay — will follow the Blue Line through the streets of Akron on Sept. 24, 2022.
For more information about the Akron Marathon Race Series presented by Summa Health, including race registration and volunteer opportunities, please visit AkronMarathon.org.