What does is mean to run for charity?

Run for charity when you participate in the FirstEnergy Akron Marathon, Half Marathon or Team Relay and commit to raising $1,000 to help local non-profit organizations.

What non-profit organizations can I fundraise for?

Akron Children’s Hospital

Akron Marathon Charitable Corporation

Craine’s Cholangiocarcinoma Crew

Curated Storefront

Girls on the Run Northeast Ohio

Running2bWell

Stewart’s Caring Place

Summa Health

Wellington Exempted Village Schools District

How do I start fundraising?

When you register to run the FirstEnergy Akron Marathon, Half Marathon & Team Relay, a fundraising page will be created for you. You will receive a follow up email to customize and share your fundraising page. You can also log in to Race Roster to access your fundraising page. Click here to view step-by-step instructions on how to customize your fundraising page.

Fundraiser Benefits:

Badge on fundraising page

Badge on fundraising page

Free medal engraving

Badge on fundraising page

Free medal engraving

VIP Packet Pick Up

Badge on fundraising page

Free medal engraving

VIP Packet Pick Up

Race entry to 2022 race of choice

Contact Katie Riley at kriley@akronmarathon.org or 330-434-2786 if you have questions or need help customizing your page.