Sand Run Parkway, between Portage Path and Sand Run Road in Akron, will be closed beginning Sept. 27 at 9 a.m., to prepare for the 11th running of the Akron Marathon. It will remain closed until the afternoon of Sept. 28, when the event is completed.
The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, between the Mustill Store Trailhead (248 Ferndale St., Akron) and Portage Path in the Merriman Valley, will be closed for the race from 6 a.m. until noon Saturday.
For more information, call 330-867-5511 or visit summitmetroparks.org.
About six miles of the 26.2-mile course for the Akron Marathon is on land managed by Metro Parks, Serving Summit County.
For information about the event, visit akronmarathon.org.