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The run starts and finishes at Lock 3 in downtown Akron. At 5:00 am the runners start running south to the turnaround at Saint Helena Heritage Park. They will run north back through Lock 3 and continue to the turnaround at the Leonard Krieger Canalway Center in Cuyahoga Heights. The runners then run south to the finish at Lock 3.
There are eleven aid stations approximately every 5-7 miles apart throughout the course. The runners use most of the aid stations at least twice. The aid stations will be staffed by volunteers and will offer water, sports drink and various food items. First Aid will be available throughout the course from local EMS.
Cups will be not be available so carry a water bottle. Although this is a relatively flat course the heat and humidity will combine to dehydrate you. Hydrate and carry water.