On Sept. 29, more than 8,000 people finished races during the FirstEnergy Akron Marathon. According to published results, 883 people finished the full marathon, 2,971 finished the half, and about ... Read More...
Why Akron | From the #1
photos and words by Claude Christensen
(Note: This is part of a series of stories about the Akron Marathon. To view the first story, click here. To view the second story,... Read More...
A Brief History of Marathon Running and the Akron Marathon
by Claude Christensen
26 miles and 385 yards. That’s the length of a marathon.
The story of that strange distance and why people ru... Read More...