“Team Eitan” Blog

The Williams Route 66 Marathon is proud to host Israeli Eitan Hermon, amputee and runner who will participate in the 2012 marathon. Read below to follow Hermon in his first blog entry.     My name is Eitan Hermon, and I live in my homeland of Israel, where my grandparents moved after the Holocaust. I […]

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Featured Entertainer: Jason Ferguson

  By Dante Schmitz Jason Ferguson, 25, is Tulsa’s most vested singer songwriter and proud of it. If you’re wondering what exactly that means, don’t worry, we’ll get to it in just a bit. For now, let’s just say he’s a promising new artist who will be joining us this fall to sing our runners […]

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2012 finisher medals honor strength and endurance of 1930s

The 2012 Williams Route 66 Marathon finisher medals honor the strength and beauty of the 1936 Dodge pickup truck. Much like a marathon runner, this truck has a rare level of endurance and power.

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Volunteer registration is now open.

Thousands of people around the world will train for months to get to the Williams Route 66 Marathon, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma. However, without the help of approximately 1,500 volunteers, these individuals are unable to cross the starting line, much less the finish line.

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Israeli amputee to participate in 2012 Williams Route 66 Marathon

In November, the Williams Route 66 Marathon will be hosting a special guest from Israel, Eitan Hermon will participate as an amputee in the 2012 Williams Route 66 Marathon. Hermon, raised in northern Israel, began running at age 10 and averaged 7K per day as a teenager. However, life brought challenges to Hermon’s ability to run. While […]

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Featured Entertainer: Promo Dave & the Haters

Urban Dictionary defines a hater as, “one who simply cannot be happy for another person’s success.”  But like a true music artist, Promo Dave defines a hater as, “one who simply cannot stop rocking until your face melts off.” So if at some point along the course of the Williams Route 66 Marathon you feel […]

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“First Mile” event kicks off training season on July 9

Now, your first mile can be your favorite mile – and you don’t have to do it alone. The Williams Route 66 Marathon is partnering with Fleet Feet Sports Tulsa to offer the First Mile event on Monday, July 9. Join walkers and runners of all levels as they commit to a life-changing experience and […]

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Williams Route 66 Marathon Finisher Medal Ranks #1 in North America

Route 66 is the only event in the country to finish in the top three in as many years. Marathon runners take their hardware seriously, and rightly so after journeying 26.2 miles to cross the finish line. After finishing second and third the last two years, the Williams Route 66 Marathon finisher medal has been […]

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Featured Entertainer: Kirkland Field

June is here, and summer is in full swing! When you find yourself on the patio of Tulsa's Los Cabos Cantina or on the Baker Street Pub dance floor, and you feel uncontrollably compelled to just bust a move, chances are it’s because of Kirkland Field. Kirkland Field is one of Tulsa’s newest bands to hit […]

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Celebrate National Running Day with the Williams Route 66 Marathon and Fleet Feet Sports on June 6.

This year's National Running Day is on Wednesday, June 6, and we encourage you to declare your passion. National Running Day is held annually on the first Wednesday of June. The holiday is a collaborative effort to help bring awareness to the sport of running. To celebrate, we’re hosting a two-mile and five-mile fun run […]

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