Biggest Loser Danny Cahill to run Williams Route 66 events

Danny Cahill, Broken Arrow resident and winner of NBC’s Biggest Loser Season Eight, is slated to run two events during the Williams Route 66 marathon weekend on Nov. 19-20.  Cahill, who is the Biggest Loser in the show’s history, is set to run the 5K on Saturday, Nov. 19 and the half marathon on Sunday, […]

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Celebrity announcers return in 2011

Have you ever wondered about the energetic, encouraging and booming voices that greet you as you cross the start line and are the first ones to congratulate you when you cross the finish line? Those voices at the Williams Route 66 Marathon belong to three of the industry’s top race announcers who will meet in […]

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Marathon promotes, assists in green travel

The Williams Route 66 Marathon, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, is devoted to implementing sustainable efforts to provide a green race for participants, spectators and the benefit of the city. There are several procedures we’re undergoing in order to reduce our carbon footprint and we invite all our out-of-town participants to […]

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Mascot Dash details announced

The first-ever Williams Route 66 Mascot Dash is set for 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19.  The dash includes mascots from across the Tulsa area competing for bragging rights as Tulsa’s fastest mascot. This 200-yard race is ran in conjunction with the 5K and one-mile fun run on Saturday, and starts and finishes in the […]

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Volunteer spots still available

Because of the growth in size and logistics of our events, we need even more manpower to help us make sure every participant has the excellent race experience the Williams Route 66 Marathon and Tulsa community are known for providing. By helping you’re not only supporting the Tulsa Area United Way, you’re supporting more than […]

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Help support the Williams Route 66 Marathon events

Free posters, t-shirts available for local businesses Training and completing a race of any distance is a great accomplishment and the support participants need to make it to the finish line is just as important the days leading up to the race as it is on the big day. Help us keep participants excited as […]

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YMCA kid’s program begins Oct. 3

The 5K and fun run training program, offered by YMCA Tulsa, begins the week of Oct. 3.  The six-week program is designed to prepare local children for the 5K race set for Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, during the Williams Route 66 Marathon weekend. Enrollment is now open for children aged 5 to 12 years old.  […]

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New course finalized

Highlights include downtown start, return to Brookside and The University of Tulsa The Williams Route 66 Marathon, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, will feature new courses this year. The changes were necessary to accommodate the increased participation in the races and the change to a two-day format. “We spent a great […]

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Michelob Ultra sponsors detour, assembles team to participate

The directors of the Williams Route 66 Marathon recently announced Michelob Ultra’s sponsorship of the Center of the Universe Detour. Michelob Ultra is also assembling a team of approximately 60 runners to participate in the family of events. The Michelob Ultra running team was formed two years ago with the dissolution of the 180 Energy […]

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Pace times set for 2011 events

Pace groups and times are set for the 2011 Williams Route 66 Marathon and Half Marathon, with two new pace times added for the half marathon. “Registration increases in the Williams Route 66 half marathon, as well as increases in interest in the half marathon distances in general, caused us to add two pace groups […]

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