Pasta dinner tickets still available

Looking for an easy way to carb up the night before your big race? We’re here to help. The Williams Route 66 Marathon has added a second seating to the annual pasta dinner on Saturday night to help more participants feast on pasta and bread in preparation for the half marathon and marathon. The annual […]

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Volunteer check-in at Expo

Not only does the Williams Route 66 Marathon Health, Fitness and Sustainability Expo, presented by St. John Health System, offer packet pick-up for runners and walkers, but also packet pick-up and check-in for all registered volunteers. To officially check in for any volunteer job for marathon weekend, volunteers must visit the expo.  Volunteers can pick […]

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Tulsa string band to provide Center of the Universe Detour music

By Dante Schmitz Last year we introduced a fun experience for marathoners called the Center of the Universe Detour. The detour offered runners a unique opportunity to run an extra 0.3 miles to visit Tulsa’s historic Center of the Universe. The distinctive quality of the landmark is an eerie echo that is heard by someone […]

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Register at the Expo

Registration for the 2012 Williams Route 66 Marathon will open on February 1, 2012.    

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Marathon seeks to set new world record with “Running Man”

Runners and spectators from across the country and world will attempt to set a world record at the beginning of the Williams Route 66 Marathon, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, on Sunday, Nov. 20.  At the race’s start line, participants can choose to do ‘The Running Man’ dance to celebrate the […]

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Bike check provides added convenience on race day

Concerned about finding a parking space race-day morning or looking for an easy way to warm up your muscles before crossing the start line? The Williams Route 66 Marathon is once again teaming up with Lee’s Bikes to provide a free bike check on Saturday and Sunday at Veteran’s Park during the weekend events.  The […]

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Please consider providing your support off the course

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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St. John Kids Club medals return in 2011

As childhood obesity becomes a growing concern in Oklahoma and the nation, St. John Health System is doing something to recognize and reward kids who are enacting healthy lifestyle choices by training for and participating in the Williams Route 66 Marathon. The St. John Kids Club will once again celebrate young runners by providing medals […]

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Youth Services to receive discarded gear

Runners typically discard gear during or before races, and Youth Services volunteers will be picking up all discarded clothing at the start line of this year’s Williams Route 66 Marathon.  The clothes will be utilized by the YST Street Outreach Drop-In Center, Adolescent Emergency Shelter and Transitional Living Program. With winter fast approaching, the rescued […]

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Marathon relays – all the fun, a fraction of the training

If you’re a fairly seasoned runner, but haven’t been logging the mileage necessary to successfully complete a marathon or half marathon in two weeks, never fear there’s still a way to participate in the Williams Route 66 Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 20. Divvy up the 26.2-mile journey with your friends by forming a relay team. […]

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