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Stronger Together: Oklahoma’s Major Marathons Team Up

In conjunction with the relaunched Oklahoma Standard, the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon and the Williams Route 66 Marathon are excited to announce we will be teaming up this fall!  On April 19, 1995, Oklahomans united in the face of the devastating Oklahoma City bombing, helping care for one another and providing strength during a period…

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route 66 marathon donates to oklahoma food bank

Doing Our Part in the Fight Against Coronavirus

We can all agree that things are pretty scary in the world right now. Whether you’re worried about yourself or a loved one contracting coronavirus, your income has been reduced or eliminated due to business closures, or you’re just not sure how you can endure another week of homeschooling all your kids, coronavirus has definitely…

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Running in the Time of Coronavirus

With the whole world seemingly paused for a moment in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic, feelings of anxiety and depression are at an all-time high for many people as we learn how to cope with our new normal and the changing reality that seems to evolve each day. Self-care has never been more important…

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Official COVID-19 Update From the Williams Route 66 Marathon

A message from our Executive Director, Destiny Green We are all facing uncertainty and challenge as the ongoing COVID-19 situation evolves. You, the runners and volunteers, are why we do what we do here in Tulsa every year. Now, more than ever, our running communities need to pull together to help each other, and to…

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Stephanie Andre

A Love Letter to Stephanie Andre

Dear Stephanie, What can we say about our female course record holder that hasn’t already been said? As you prepare to run in the U.S. Olympic Women’s Marathon Trials tomorrow, we just wanted to take a second to tell you how insanely proud we are of you and wish you good luck. After all, it’s…

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How to Run With Your Significant Other (Without Breaking Up)

What could be better than sharing the sport you love with the one you love? That’s the thought running through the minds of many a wistful avid runner who wishes their partner would join them on the roads. Maybe you’re one of the lucky ones who has a significant other that shares your love of…

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Top Tips to Tackle Winter Running

It’s almost Super Bowl time, which means the temperatures are downright frigid. You might find your running progress frozen this time of year, and you’re not alone. Although some runners embrace the cooler temperatures, others find the weather downright miserable. Whether you’ve been running for a while but have yet to master winter running or…

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Give a gift registration and get yourself a running partner in the process!

Stumped over what to get that last hard-to-buy-for person on your list? We’ve got an idea! Why not give them the gift of registration to the 2020 Williams Route 66 Marathon? Think about it – you’re already signed up to rock the Route in 2020, and with a gift registration, you’ll be able to cross…

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WORLD RANKINGS ALERT FOR QUALIFIERS

In case you haven’t heard, the Williams Route 66 Marathon is a qualifying race for the Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Rankings! We’re honored to be included as part of this exciting world championship series. Curious where you stand in your global age group ranking? Now’s your chance to find out! Our results are now in…

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2019 Open Photo Gallery is Live

PHOTO GALLERY is LIVE: Click on the link below to view the full gallery of photos from the 14th annual Williams Route 66 Marathon. Search by bib # or use the dropdown menu to search by date/time/location. https://rt66.run/2019photogallery

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