YMCA helps local children train for races

YMCA of Greater Tulsa is coordinating a fall 5K and fun run training program for kids ages 5 to 12. This six-week program is designed to prepare local children for the 5K race set for Nov. 17. The training programs begin in October and continue through the week of Nov. 5. Each week, children will participate in […]

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Nutritional Tips: Carbohydrates

Now is the time to make sure you’re eating carbs at each and every meal. Don’t mistake this for carb-loading but rather make it a point to have at least one carb food on your plate. Breakfast items include bread (toast, bagel, English muffin), any fruit or fruit juice, dairy (yogurt, milk), hot cereals (oatmeal, […]

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“Team Eitan” Blog #2

Running culture: The same in every culture Eitan Hermon is an amputee runner from Israel who will be participating in the 2012 Williams Route 66 Marathon. I cannot tell you how proud I am to be from Israel. To put it simply, it’s my homeland. It’s where my family roots are – going back to my […]

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Half marathoner to receive distinguished title at Route 66 events

Among the most prestigious runners competing in the Williams Route 66 Marathon events, Maureen Bowen of Raleigh, North Carolina, will be completing her 50th and final state in a Half Marathon Challenge. It all began with her original goal, set three years ago, to compete in 50 states by her 50th birthday in July 2014.”I’m very […]

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Nutritional Tips

It’s the perfect season to purchase Halloween bite-size candies – just the right size to run with. Aim for candies that don’t melt against your body or in the current outdoor temperature. Pay Day bite-sized candy bars are a perfect example and provide sodium, carb, and protein. Also consider small treats like candy corn, Dots […]

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Training and logo gear now on sale

Show the world that you are training for the Route 66 events You’ve been training hard. Now it’s time to proudly declare your goal to the world! Check out the all new Williams Route 66 Marathon Logo Store, powered by Fleet Feet Sports Tulsa. Training gear is now available both online and at the Fleet Feet […]

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2012 races expected to sell out

Registration levels are at an all-time high  The Williams Route 66 Marathon, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, continues to see increased registration levels. With this in mind, caps have been set on each race for the first time in the history of the marathon. Currently, the capacity rates are: Marathon: 69% […]

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2012 Williams Route 66 Marathon on pace to sell out

The Williams Route 66 Marathon, set for Nov. 17-18, 2012 is on track to sell out for the first time in the race’s history, the executive director said this week.  With less than 10 weeks to go until Tulsa’s marathon weekend, more than three times as many participants have registered online at route66marathon.com compared to […]

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Downtown Tulsa reveals new park

Guthrie Green park adds culture and showcases artists Downtown Tulsa continues to see progress as new beautification projects enhance the Brady Arts District, an area that is a familiar element to the Williams Route 66 Marathon presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma. With its crisp and modern appearance, the Guthrie Green adds […]

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Come to Tulsa and “Run with Jess!”

Popular blogger and runner trains for 2012 Williams Route 66 Marathon    Jess, the popular runner and blogger who hosts RunWithJess.com, will be making an appearance at the Williams Route 66 Marathon. With 10 half marathons under her belt, this Half Fanatic is excited to travel to Oklahoma for her third full marathon, including the […]

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