The Akron Marathon Race Series presented by Summa Health awards provides an extra incentive for all ages and abilities to participate and complete all three events.


Male Overall Winners

Dylan Garritano, Akron, Ohio (415)
Israel Merkle, Akron, Ohio (395)
David Petrak, Mayfield Heights, Ohio (355)


Male Masters Overall Winner

David Krause, Strongsville, Ohio (360)*

Female Overall Winners

Emma McCarron, Mansfield, Ohio (420)
Teresa Ferguson, Akron, Ohio (360)
Donna Serdinak, Akron, Ohio (360)


Female Masters Overall Winner

Dianne Laheta, Broadview Heights, Ohio (320)

*Finished in third place overall, but top masters pay more than overall.

To find the standings of all participants, including age group award winners, of the Akron Marathon Race Series presented by Summa Health click the button below:


Participation points will be awarded based on what event distance you complete. Participants registered for all three event dates will be entered into and qualify for series prizes with no additional registration fees. It is required to compete on all three race dates in order to be eligible for series prizes, and age group awards are based on your age at the time of the marquee event – the FirstEnergy Akron Marathon.

National Interstate 8k & 1 Mile

1-mile—35 Points
8k—50 Points

Goodyear Half Marathon & 10k

10k—60 Points
Half Marathon—75 Points

FirstEnergy Akron Marathon, Half Marathon & Team Relay

Team Relay—50 Points (Maximum. No additional points for multiple relay legs)*
Half Marathon—75 Points*
Marathon—100 Points*

*No double points will be awarded on one race date (i.e. no double points for competing in the Relay and Marathon/Half in September); only the event in which you earned the most points will be used.


Performance points will be awarded to both the Men and Women achieving the following (Please note that overall winners will not be eligible to receive age group points):

Overall Winners

1st Place Overall—75 Points
2nd Place Overall—65 Points
3rd Place Overall—55 Points

Age Group Winners

1st Place Age Group—45 Points
2nd Place Age Group—30 Points
3rd Place Age Group—15 Points

In the event of a tie: First tie breaker is determined by the fastest recorded time in the first event date where both (or multiple) individuals participated in the same distance. Second tie breaker will be the cumulative distance completed by the participants over the three race dates (relay counts as 5 miles); longer distance wins tie break.


In addition to the commemorative Akron Marathon Race Series presented by Summa Health Medal for all participants completing any race distance on all 3 event dates, the following additional awards will be given to the top Male and Female point earners in the following divisions:


1st Place Overall—Recognition Award
2nd Place Overall—Recognition Award
3rd Place Overall—Recognition Award

1st Place Master—Recognition Award

Age Group Winners

1st Place Age Group— Recognition Award

Age Groups as follows: 19 and Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+. You can only win one award (i.e. Overall Winners are not eligible for Age Group Awards)

* Final Series Standings will be posted after the completion of The Akron Marathon and, once verified, all Series awards will be mailed to the winners.