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Archive for October, 2012

Marathon and half marathon expected to sell out soon

Based on historical registration data, event directors expect the marathon and half marathon to possibly sell out as early as this weekend and all races to sell out before race weekend. “In previous years, it has been common for over 20% of marathon and half marathon participants to register for the Williams Route 66 Marathon…


Nutritional Tips: Fluids

Don’t forget that your body still requires fluid as our weather shifts into fall. It might not seem that hot now when you run but these final weeks leading up to the marathon still count for proper fluid intake. If you sweat profusely, check your weight change after your training runs and replace what you…


Enthusiastic runner scheduled to participate in Williams Route 66 Marathon

Over the past two years, Dave Mari has started taking running pretty seriously – consistently competing in races and joining various running clubs. To date, Mari has completed an overwhelming number of races: 56 marathons and 67 half marathons.


Blue Cross employee goes from volunteer to race participant

Shannon Williams, a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma employee, is participating in his first Williams Route 66 Marathon event this year. Shannon’s motivation to register came from his past involvement as coordinator of a water stop hosted by his company.


Volunteers needed on Nov. 16-18

Work behind the scenes on Friday, Saturday and Sunday The Williams Route 66 Marathon, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, is just a month away. More than 1,500 volunteers are needed to help the events occur smoothly. Volunteers are needed to coordinate packet pick-up at the Health, Fitness and Sustainability Expo on…


Featured entertainers: DJ Demko and DJ Matt

DJ Demko and DJ Matt plan to liven the race course To keep things upbeat along the course, Entertainment Director Dante Schmitz is securing a variety of artists for race weekend. Among these entertainers are two DJs, DJ Demko and DJ Matt, both of which are ready to rock your socks off. DJ Demko of…


Laughlin lives it up

Weight loss blogger makes appearance at the Williams Route 66 Marathon Come meet popular blogger Mama Laughlin at the Williams Route 66 Marathon Health, Fitness & Sustainability Expo on Saturday, Nov. 17. When Mama Laughlin is not writing about her healthy new lifestyle, she living it. In her blog entries, she documents her day-to-day life,…


Register before midnight Sunday Oct. 14 to receive a FREE personalized bib!

Participants in the 2012 Williams Route 66 Marathon who register before midnight this Sunday Oct. 14 will receive a free personalized bib. The Williams Route 66 Marathon features several special designation bibs listed below. My First Marathon – For participants participating in their first marathon. 50-States Marathon Club – For members of the 50 States…


Featured Entertainer: Stephen Speaks

The Williams Route 66 Marathon is proud to feature pop music artist “Stephen Speaks,” founded by Rockwell Ryan Ripperger in 2000. Since then, Ripperger has played around the world with hundreds of artists.    “I remember when I first started playing guitar at 13, and it looked impossible. It felt impossible,” Ripperger said recently on…


“Mascot Dash” provides family fun

Grab your camera! The second annual Mascot Dash will be held during the Williams Route 66 Marathon weekend. Join us at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17 when this fierce team of entertainers will make their way down the Tulsa city streets. This unique and exciting event follows the 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk….

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