FIRSTENERGY AKRON MARATHON,HALF MARATHON & TEAM RELAY

PACKET PICK-UP & EXPO DETAILS

The Akron Marathon Health and Fitness Expo presented by Summa Health and SummaCare will be held at the John S. Knight Center on Friday, September 28, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The expo is free and open to the public and features race packet pick up as well as exhibitors showcasing the latest health and fitness information and products. For driving directions to the expo and parking, click here.


Schedule of Events: Friday, September 28, 2018

Meet & Greet Deena Kastor

11:30 a.m. –  12:30 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
John S. Knight Center / Ground Level
77 East Mill Street
Akron, Ohio 44308

Health & Fitness Expo

11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
John S. Knight Center / Ground Level
77 East Mill Street
Akron, Ohio 44308

The Health and Fitness Expo is a free event and open to the public. It features over 100 vendors featuring the latest in running gear, information on other local races and community events, as well as other vendors and partners.

Unless race caps have been met, the final day to register is at the Expo on Friday, September 28th.

Packet Pick-up

11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
John S. Knight Center
77 East Mill Street
Akron, Ohio 44308

All runners MUST pick up their packets at the Health and Fitness Expo on Friday, September 28, 2018.

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.

The packet includes a commemorative Akron Marathon goodie bag and race bib with timing device. Before you leave, be sure to pick up your shirt located at the exit of the Expo hall. Each runner (even those running the relay) should pick up his or her own packet. There is NO packet pick-up the day of the race.

Official Race Merchandise Store

11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
John S. Knight Center
77 East Mill Street
Akron, Ohio 44308

Turn heads when you get outfitted in the finest race merchandise featuring licensed Brooks apparel! This is the only place to find Official Akron Marathon Merchandise to showcase your love of the Blue Line. Plus, check out our Vintage Store inside the Expo Hall to find apparel items from previous years, including vintage jackets, shirts, and other runner premiums.

Pasta Party

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
John S. Knight Center / Ground Level
Runners, family and friends welcome

Deena Kastor, 2018 Akron Marathon Ambassador, will be the keynote speaker at 5:30 p.m.

A fan favorite featuring all-you-can-eat pasta and salad bars, desserts, and drinks.

  • Tickets available at the Pasta Party entrance
  • Last seating at 7:00 p.m.

Pinning Ceremony

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Check-In begins at 4:00 p.m.

John S. Knight Center / Ground Level

  • Honoring our 5, 10 & 15 year members
  • Free event & open to the public