April 1 v. April Fools

The official, sanctioned April 1 Williams Route 66 Marathon newsletter arrived in runners’ inboxes in the late afternoon hours of Friday, April 1.  This is in place of the April Fools’ Day newsletter that each person received earlier on April 1.  We hope you enjoyed reading the faux stories, and had as much fun reading the newsletter […]

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Website redesign includes language translation, easier navigation

The two websites of the Williams Route 66 Marathon family, including www.route66marathon.com and www.quartermarathon.com, recently underwent a major redesign to provide easier navigation and use by all participants.  The site also includes a translation button to allow international users to read the website in their native language. “Each year, the Williams Route 66 Marathon and […]

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April Fools!

April Fools from the Route 66 Marathon! We hope you enjoyed our April Fools newsletter as much as we enjoyed creating it. We are happy to report that the Cash for Minutes program is a complete hoax. The finisher medals will have standard length ribbons. Charlie Sheen is not scheduled to run the 2011 Route […]

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Information for Members of the Marathon Maniacs and 50-States Marathon Club

Maniac Corner features the following free race day benefits for members of the Marathon Maniacs and 50-States Marathon Club. Private VIP Tent and fenced in outdoor area with volunteers to make sure you have a great experience. The location of Maniac Corner is on the course, near the finish line. It is a great place […]

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Williams Route 66 Marathon Continues to Introduce Green Initiatives

Since inception, the Williams Route 66 Marathon and associated races have implemented initiatives to reduce the races’ impact on the environment.  This year, race participants have the option to personally become involved in this project. Registrants in all races have the option to opt-out of the Williams Route 66 Marathon participant shirt.  If a registrant […]

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Growth, Improvements Begin for 2011 Williams Route 66 Races

The board of directors of Tulsa Route 66 Marathon Inc. is already preparing improvements and growth for the 2011 Williams Route 66 family of races in November.    The Williams Route 66 Marathon Expo, presented by St. John Health System, is expanding by 25 percent in 2011, to offer a wider variety of health, fitness […]

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Williams Route 66 Marathon 5k, Fun Run Events to be Held on Saturday

Due to tremendous growth in the Williams Route 66 Marathon race-day events, the board of directors of the Tulsa Route 66 Marathon Inc. have announced the move of the 5k and one-mile fun run races to occur on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, the day prior to the regularly-scheduled 2011 Williams Route 66 Marathon on Sunday, […]

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Volunteers contributed to race day atmosphere

More than 1,200 volunteers dedicated their time to provide a great race experience for runners and walkers at the 2010 Williams Route 66 Marathon and related events.  Volunteers registered last-minute participants, staffed the packet pick-up area, set up the Health and Fitness Expo, served pasta, manned water and Gatorade stops, passed out medals and stayed […]

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Maniac Corner and the Center of the Universe Detour offer unique experiences for runners

This year’s Williams Route 66 Marathon offered two new experiences for participants – the Center of the Universe detour and Maniac Corner. Both offerings are unique in the marathon community. “We already offer a world-class marathon,” said Chris Lieberman, executive director of Tulsa Route 66 Marathon, Inc. “But Maniac Corner and the detour are something […]

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More than 9,000 run the fifth Williams Route 66 Marathon and other events

More than 9,000 runners and walkers convened in downtown Tulsa for the fifth annual Williams Route 66 Marathon and related events on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010. Starting and finishing at Veteran’s Park, race day events included the marathon, half marathon, marathon relay, 5K and one-mile fun run. Registration grew 30 percent in 2010, and more […]

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