Thanks to everyone who was apart of making our race series a success this past year • The Rubber City Race Series is now the Akron Children's Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series • FirstEnergy Corporation is the new title sponsor of our marquee September event • Follow us on social media for the most up to date information on our race series

The Akron Marathon Is Now Three Times The Fun

Register now to make the ultimate journey to the Akron Marathon! Let the Rubber City Race Series be your guide as you tour all that Akron has to offer across our two new dates and the same great September event. All three events have limited space available, so sign up now to reserve your spot in the Series! Register now!


Series Overview

The Akron Marathon is proud to announce the launch of the Rubber City Race Series for 2015. Featuring two new race dates, every event will include the same world-class treatment you’ve come to expect from the Akron Marathon over the past 12 years. Best of all, the series is designed to coincide with training benchmarks and will include cumulative scoring and incentives building up to our marquee September race!

Rubber City Race Series Runner Premiums

In addition to all of the runner premiums you receive from the individual races, runners participating in all three events of the Rubber City Race Series will:


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Get Thirsty

InfoCision Stadium
June 25, 2016
8k - $55
1m - $25

The kickoff of the inaugural Rubber City Race Series culminates with an on-field finish at InfoCision Stadium followed by a Thirsty Dog Beer Festival. Your journey to the Blue Line begins here.

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Burn Rubber

Goodyear World Headquarters
August 13, 2016
Half - $75
10k - LATE $75

The Goodyear Half Marathon & 10k brings the iconic landmarks of Goodyear right under your feet for a unique and unforgettable racing experience. Make your way past the company's historic World Headquarters and its new campus before setting a personal record on Goodyear's Akron Proving Grounds, open to the public for the first time.

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Dream Blue

Downtown Akron
September 24, 2016
Full - $115
Half - $100
Relay - $48

The day you’ve been training for is finally here. Every early morning, every hill, every blister has led you to the highlight event of the series. We bet the reality is better than the dream.

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