The Akron Marathon on Saturday, Sept. 26th is the marquee event of the Rubber City Race Series • Run all Series events and earn a very special medal • Bring your children to the FREE Kids Fun Run on Friday, Sept. 25th • Follow us on social media for the most up to date information on all of our races


Find the best spots along our courses to make some noise and cheer on runners.

Spectators are a vital part of creating an exciting race atmosphere in Akron. Whether you’re here in support of one particular runner, or present to cheer on the masses, be sure to check out our spectator hot spots for enjoyable experiences throughout the Akron Marathon Rubber City Race Series!

Akron Marathon, Half Marathon, & Team Relay

The Akron Marathon will start at 217 S. High Street at 7:00 a.m. With a downtown start, spectators have great opportunities to see the runners from various points that require very little walking.

Please note: Spectators are not permitted into runners-only areas, including on the field, on the Diamond Boardwalk, or past section 19 on the stadium concourse.


Course Entertainment

Help us keep our runners pumped up along the courses!

We love to feature local entertainment groups along out course!  Whether you want to showcase your band’s talents, put together a cheer group, or host a Blue Line block party, please contact us!