January 28, 2023


Great Health is a Choice

Akron Marathon experts offer jogging recommendations for all

The FirstEnergy Akron Marathon, 50 % Marathon and Team Relay is coming to the streets of Akron on Sept. 24. The marathon, celebrating its 20th calendar year, is also a wonderful neighborhood celebration, with 1000’s of supporters lining the route, way too. 

This month’s Nutritious Steps column, which is a monthly appear at a health care topic of desire with a community professional medical skilled, will emphasis on jogging. To examine prior columns, go to www.tinyurl.com/BettyHealthyActions 

Additional:Former Healthy Steps columns

I spoke to Dr. Nilesh Shah, a athletics medicine medical professional for Summa Wellness, who is the medical director for the marathon as effectively as group physician for the Akron Rubberducks and Kent Roosevelt Large University, and Laura McElrath, vice president of operations and race director for the marathon. 

This is an edited version of the interview. There is also a Now You Know Akron podcast and a online video readily available.