Kent State Will Be A Hero Zone Sponsor for Akron Children's Hospital Marathon
The 2018 Akron Children's Hospital Akron Marathon Series, which includes a marathon, half-marathon and team relay, will be held in downtown Akron on Saturday, Sept. 29,
The event will celebrate heroes of all kinds, including the doctors, nurses and courageous patients at Akron Children’s Hospital. Kent State University, a Hero Zone sponsor for this year's event, is honored and excited to sponsor Wonder Girl Layla Popik. Layla, a patient at Akron Children’s Hospital, is 10 years old and was born in China with achondroplasia. She was brought to the United States when she was eight years old.
Kent State will host a booth along the marathon route and offer giveaways and other Kent State information. Join us as we celebrate all of the heroes and cheer for all of the runners.