GENERAL

Q: What is the Akron Marathon Race Series presented by Summa Health? 

A: The Akron Marathon Race Series presented by Summa Health was designed to coincide with training benchmarks leading up to our marquee race in September. The series will include events on June 24 & 25, August 13, & September 24 and each event will include the same world-class treatment you have come to expect from the Akron Marathon over the past 19 years. 

Q: Are there runner premiums for participating in the Series?

A: Yes, all series finishers will receive a commemorative Akron Marathon Race Series presented by Summa Health medal & medal rack. You must be registered for all three races by June 20, 2022 to receive the medal rack!

Q: What are the race dates of the Akron Marathon Race Series presented by Summa Health?

A: Friday, June 24, 2022 – National Interstate 1 Mile
Saturday, June 25, 2022 – National Interstate 8k
Saturday, August 13, 2022 – Goodyear Half Marathon and 10k 
Friday, September 23, 2022 – Kids Fun Run
Saturday, September 24, 2022 – Marathon, Half Marathon, Team Relay

Q: Is there a minimum age requirement?

A: The minimum age varies by race. 

8k – 12 years old
Mile – 8 years old
10k – 12 years old
Half Marathon – 16 years old
Marathon – 16 years old
Team Relay – 14 years old 

Q: After registering will I receive additional information?

A: Yes, we will send emails leading up to each event with additional information to help you get ready. Final instructions are sent 2-weeks prior to the race via email and are also posted on the website. When registering, please provide your primary email address. 

 

REGISTRATION

Q: Will there be perks if I register for all 3 events?

A: Yes, all series finishers including virtual participants will receive a commemorative Akron Marathon Race Series presented by Summa Health medal & medal rack. 

Q: How do I register for the series? 

A: There is no series registration link. Participants who have finish times for all 3 events will automatically be counted in the series.  

Q: I was injured after registering for the Series. Can I get a refund or defer until next year?

A: No – there will be NO refunds or deferments. We incur fixed costs for each runner based on registration numbers. As a result, we are not able to allow any refunds. However, you are able to purchase insurance during the registration process through Race Roster.

Q: Will you email a confirmation to me?

A: Once you register online, you will receive a confirmation email immediately from Race Roster.  Please provide your primary email address.

 

AWARDS

Q: If I complete all 3 events will I receive anything special?

A: Yes, all series finishers including virtual participants will receive a commemorative Akron Marathon Race Series presented by Summa Health medal & medal rack.