The Akron Marathon, presented by Time Warner Cable, is offering local artists the opportunity to have their artwork featured as the official poster of the 2013 Akron Marathon. The winning entry will be printed as the commemorative poster for the 11th running of the Akron Marathon, which will take place on Sept. 28.
The artwork will also be featured in the event guide distributed to more than 100,000 households in northeast Ohio. The winning artist will receive a framed print signed by the Board of Trustees and staff of the Akron Marathon.
Designs can be submitted through the 2013 Poster Contest tab on the Akron Marathon Facebook page. Submissions for the contest will be accepted until Aug. 23.
All submitted artwork will be featured on the Akron Marathon Facebook 2013 Poster Contest page. Fans of the Akron Marathon will be able to choose their favorite design when voting polls are open from Aug. 26 through Sept. 5. The entry with the most number of votes will be announced as the winner on Sept. 6.
For more information or to enter the contest, visit the Akron Marathon Facebook page or visit akronmarathon.org.
The Akron Marathon includes four events: the full marathon, the half marathon, the five-person team relay and the kids fun run. The 11th annual Akron Marathon, presented by Time Warner Cable, is Sept. 28. Registration is available at akronmarathon.org.