Siegfried Health Club membership now available, seminars slated

In support of the Williams Route 66 Marathon family of events, St. John Siegfried Health Club is granting access to all gym facilities at a reduced rate for new members participating in the November events. Special marathon membership includes: Full access to the club beginning on Sept. 6 through marathon weekend (Nov. 19-20). Access to […]

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Quarter Marathon, Marathon volunteers needed

The Williams Route 66 Quarter Marathon and Marathon is an all-volunteer event benefiting the 61 agencies of the Tulsa Area United Way. Thousands of participants from around the world are training for this year’s Route 66 events. No matter how hard they train they can’t do it without your help. You can help them get […]

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Featured entertainers: Tulsa Gypsy Fire Belly Dancing

By Dante Schmitz Every year the Route 66 Marathon features a variety entertainment acts for runners. Although the majority of the entertainers are bands and musicians, several variety acts have added a unique and fun essence to the marathon experience since the very beginning. Tulsa Gypsy Fire Belly Dancers have been dancing alongside  runners for […]

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Williams Route 66 Marathon unveils 2011 family of medals

Organizers of the Williams Route 66 Marathon revealed today the 2011 finisher medal designs for each of the Williams Route 66 events.  The family of medals for November events includes seven different variations to designate different race distances and different runner affiliations.  Also revealed was the design of a coin to be given to marathon […]

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Quarter Marathon set for Oct. 15; prices increase Sept. 1

To avoid the hot summer months, the third annual Williams Route 66 Quarter Marathon is moving to Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, and you can save $5 off the price of registration if you sign up before Sept. 1. Kick off your fall race season and get a preview of the Williams Route 66 Marathon course […]

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Tulsa Oktoberfest to host Quarter Marathon post-race party

Organizers of the Williams Route 66 Quarter Marathon and Tulsa Oktoberfest announced today the Fahr-früm-kwittenpost-race party set for Saturday, Oct. 15 at the finish line of the 2011 Williams Route 66 Quarter Marathon in downtown Tulsa. The Fahr-früm-kwitten Finish Line Festival will provide a preview of Oktoberfest complete with a polka band, free beer, pretzel […]

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Marathon to reveal 2011 medals on Monday

Organizers of the Williams Route 66 Marathon will reveal the new family of medals for the 2011 Williams Route 66 Marathon family of events including the Quarter Marathon happening Saturday, Oct. 15. The reveal will take place on Monday, Aug. 29 at noon CST on facebook. To view the medals, individuals must be fans of […]

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Williams Route 66 Marathon tips and news to appear in Tulsa People blog

Organizers of the Williams Route 66 Marathon will be contributing information, news and tips for runners to the Tulsa People Fit Bits blog beginning Aug. 30. “We are very excited to be able to share news, information and running advice with Tulsa People readers and the Tulsa community at large,” said Chris Lieberman, executive director […]

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Social media contest winners make running look fun(ny)

Training for a race is no laughing matter, but some of the pictures that get snapped before, during or after the race can be. Thus, we asked our facebook fans to post their funniest running pictures to our wall during the month of June. Below are the winners of our funniest running photos contest after […]

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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 […]

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