Williams Route 66 Marathon training programs offered in Oklahoma City and Enid

To prepare participants for the Williams Route 66 Marathon, running clubs across the state are currently offering training programs for the November race.

Oklahoma City 

Landrunners, the Oklahoma City Running Club, provides supported weekly long runs in preparation for the Williams Route 66 Marathon. Each long training run is supported by a committee of approximately 12 volunteers from the Landrunners, and includes water stops every two to three miles. A doctor is also generally available to tend to injuries, at no cost. There is no cost to take part in the training program, and more information can be found at www.okcrunning.org. Interested runners can join the e-mail list to get important training schedule information and updates, and this information is also posted at www.facebook.com/landrunners.

Runhers training for the Route 66 Marathon half marathon, relay and 5K events starts August 13. Runhers is a women’s association dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle.  The company is headquartered in Oklahoma City, and is dedicated to the support and growth of women of all ages and abilities. For more information, visit their website at www.runhers.com or www.facebook.com/runhers, or email them at info@runhers.com. You can also follow them on Twitter @runhers.

Enid

The Enid Running Club provides a program to club members. Non-members can join the club for $25 per person and participate in the training activities. The club meets at 6 p.m. on Tuesday nights at the Enid High School track for speed work and form drills, and at 6:30 a.m. on Saturdays for long runs. The group meets at Davinci’s Coffee House for the Saturday runs. The club welcomes all paces, ages and abilities. Interested runners can e-mail enidrunningclub@gmail.com or visit www.enidrunningclub.com