Finish Line Festival features entertainment, car show

The Williams Route 66 Marathon will again feature the Finish Line Festival after the 2010 events.  The festival will feature entertainment by Eric and the Adams, the Classic Car Show, and free refreshments and beer for all participants. The festival, held at Veteran’s Park, runs from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  The finishers’ food tent […]

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Health & Fitness Expo to feature health screenings

The 2010 Williams Route 66 Marathon Health & Fitness Expo, presented by St. John Health System, will host more than 50 exhibitors featuring running gear and shoes, as well as sports and fitness related items. Various health and fitness screenings will also be offered at the Expo, and are free to both the public and […]

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Marathon Rundown

Still curious about various Williams Route 66 Marathon features?  If so, here is a quick rundown of the latest news and quick, interesting facts.  Did you know the following? The water located at all 16 water stops on the marathon course will be bottled water rather than hose water. Each stop will have both Gatorade […]

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Ustream to host live marathon video feeds

Spectators from around the world will be able to view the 2010 Williams Route 66 Marathon finish line live on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010.  The streaming website www.ustream.tv will host two channels for the Williams Route 66 Marathon, including one of the finish line and one with raw footage of various race aspects. Spectators can […]

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Youth Services of Tulsa to receive discarded gear

As runners typically discard gear during or before races, Youth Services of Tulsa 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.

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Tulsa Businesses Welcome Runners During Race Week

Tulsa area restaurants, hotels and retail stores are set to welcome Williams Route 66 Marathon participants to Tulsa on race weekend with special marathon shirts and buttons for staff and storefront signs. Participating businesses include: Fleet Feet Sports Tulsa Runner DoubleTree Hotel Tulsa Downtown Holiday Inn Tulsa City Center Crowne Plaza Hotel – Downtown Tulsa […]

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Street Closings

On Sunday, November 21, 2010, approximately 10,000 participants will be racing through the streets of Tulsa, as they make their way to the finish line at Veteran’s Park. We encourage you to become part of this city wide event and join the spectators in cheering on the runners. Please use this guide to learn how […]

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Williams Route 66 Marathon Medal Recognized as One of the Best

Marathon & Beyond, a bimonthly magazine designed for runners of marathons and ultramarathons, announced this week that the Williams Route 66 Marathon is the recipient of a second place award recognizing the best marathon medals in the United States. In addition to the second-place finish, the medal, as well as the Tulsa event, are featured […]

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