2014 Kjell Tovander Award winner

The Williams Route 66 Marathon board of directors, along with the Tovander family, named Bobby Ballard the 2014 Kjell Tovander Award recipient. The award recognizes an individual who impacts the world in an uplifting way and is named in honor of Kjell Tovander who died while trying to complete the Route 66 Half Marathon on […]

Read More

Another 5K in the Books!

Thousands of runners brought their energy to kick off the ninth-annual Williams Route 66 Marathon today with the 5K and Fun Runs. More than 2,000 participants registered for the Saturday events. Garrent Morton, 17-year-old from Broken Arrow, earned the male overall winner title and Ute Nestler, 43-year-old from Tulsa, won the female overall winner title. […]

Read More

All About the Start Corrals

The corral system is used at the start of the Williams Route 66 Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay to provide the best possible experience for all participants. Corrals are not used for the 5K or Fun Run. Participants will be assigned to one of four start corrals based the projected finish time they entered when […]

Read More

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pickup will be held at the Health, Fitness & Sustainability Expo located at the Cox Business Center in downtown Tulsa. 5K Run/Walk and 1-mile Fun Run participants must pick up their race packet on Friday, November 21 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay participants can pick up their […]

Read More

Participant Guide – Your One Stop for Race Questions

All race weekend information can be found in the 2014 Williams Route 66 Marathon Participant Guide.  CLICK HERE to review all the helpful information about packet pickup, parking, shuttles, event start times, spectator information and so much more.

Read More

Green Initiative

At the Williams Route 66 Marathon, we have a strong commitment to reducing our environmental footprint by applying social and environmental initiatives during event weekend. Please join us in our quest to reduce, reuse and recycle! In 2012, the Route 66 Marathon received basic certification from the Council for Responsible Sport (CRS), awarding it the […]

Read More

Online Registration Closes at Midnight Tonight.

Online registration for the 2014 Williams Route 66 Marathon will close at midnight tonight for any races that do not sell out before then. All of our races are close to selling out. The following registrations are still available as of 3:00 pm pn Sunday November 16th. Marathon – 199 entries left Half Marathon – […]

Read More

Logo gear available at Fleet Feet Sports Tulsa

Official 2014 Williams Route 66 Marathon Logo Merchandise is available now! Fleet Feet Sports Tulsa is the exclusive Williams Route 66 Marathon Logo Merchandise Partner.  Official logo gear is available at the Health Fitness and Sustainability Expo, either of the Fleet Feet Sports Tulsa’s locations or online at the link below. Click here to shop […]

Read More

New Route for ’14

The pride you feel when you cross the finish line this year will be as strong as ever. You’ll just get there a slightly different way because the 2014 racecourse will have some minor changes. We won’t spend quite as much time on Riverside Drive because Tulsa is welcoming a world-class, game-changing addition to our […]

Read More

2014 Finisher Medals Revealed!

The moment we have all been waiting for is finally here! We are proud to unveil the 2014 Williams Route 66 Marathon Finisher Medal Series. Each year, the race committee painstakingly designs the medal to reflect the iconic styling of the classic cars that travelled Route 66 in the glory days of the Mother Road, […]

Read More