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

Find out all you need to know about the FirstEnergy 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 FirstEnergy Akron Half Marathon is an annual event that takes place in Akron, Ohio, as part of the larger FirstEnergy Akron Marathon race series. This 13.1-mile race offers a somewhat shorter, but equally challenging and scenic course compared to the full marathon. Drawing a wide array of participants, from seasoned long-distance runners to those taking on a half marathon for the first time, the event winds through some of Akron's most picturesque areas and key landmarks. Like its full marathon counterpart, the FirstEnergy Akron Half Marathon focuses on community engagement, often partnering with local charities and offering various race weekend activities, making it a significant event in Akron's athletic and community calendar.

Date: 

Sat
Sep 30
2023

Location: 

Akron, United States

Distance

21.1km

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

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Number of participants: 

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

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

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

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FirstEnergy Akron Half Marathon FAQ: All you need to know about the FirstEnergy Akron Half Marathon

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