2023 Akron Half Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Akron Half Marathon – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

The Akron Marathon, scheduled for September 30, 2023, includes a flat half-marathon course that appeals to a broad spectrum of runners. This 13.1-mile event is ideal for those looking to achieve a new personal best, thanks to the absence of significant elevation changes that could slow down the pace. The race is highly organized, featuring numerous aid stations and a supportive crowd that enhances the overall experience, making it a standout event on the running calendar. Whether you're a seasoned half-marathoner aiming to shatter your previous record or a first-timer keen on completing your initial long-distance race, the Akron Marathon's half-marathon offers a prime opportunity to accomplish your goals.

Date: 

Sat
Sep 30
2023

Location: 

Akron, United States

Distance

21.1km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

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Elevation gain: 

Number of participants: 

1000

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How to train for Akron Half Marathon: Akron Half Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Akron Half Marathon, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

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