DREAM Blue Line Beginner Jen Kline nearing the finish line! BELIEVE Paula Schleis, Akron Beacon journalist, and Brian Polen, Akron Marathon race director at the finish line. ACHIEVE Bob and Connie Pacanovsky finishing the 10k with a celebratory kiss! How it all began... April 1, 2017 From couch to the finish line: Join a Beacon Journal team in training for Akron Marathon Race Series. On the right, Yu-Ling Yeh, excited to be finishing her 10K!