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Introducing the Virtual First Mile Event!

You know how we’ve said we’re pulling out all the stops to make our 15th-anniversary celebration our biggest and best Williams Route 66 Marathon yet? We weren’t kidding! Our Tulsa runners know that we kick off the start of the official training season each year with our annual First Mile event, but this year, we…

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Worrying about registration due to COVID-19? We hear you

Register before midnight on June 1 to save big on your registration for the 2020 Williams Route 66 Marathon. Why wait? You’ll secure your very own spectacular race premium (to be unveiled very soon) and the first in our new finisher medal series, Route 66 icon Buck Atom! This is our 15th anniversary and we’re…

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Scheduled Price Increase Suspended: You now have until June 1 to register at our current prices.

At the Williams Route 66 Marathon, we know that right now is a scary and uncertain time for many people, and we wanted to do our part to help ease your anxiety. If you’ve been planning on signing up for the Williams Route 66 Marathon but are worried about spending extra cash during this uncertain…

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The 2020 Williams Route 66 Marathon Finisher Medal is HERE!

By now, you probably already know that the 2020 Williams Route 66 Marathon marks our 15th anniversary! We’re so excited to celebrate this milestone with you that we decided to do something big to mark the occasion. We’ve put together a medal series that will start this year and lead up to the 20th-anniversary event…

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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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