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Route 66 Marathon in Tulsa Oklahoma

How to Set Realistic Running Goals

We’re just a couple of months away from the Williams Route 66 Marathon, which means you might be starting to think about your goals for race day. Most people use goals to help us improve in our everyday lives, and runners are no different. In fact, setting goals as a runner can be overwhelming because…

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Nurturing a New Running Buddy

If you’ve got a loved one that you’re dying to run with, there’s nothing more exciting than that magical day when they finally decide to lace up their shoes! Whether you’re hoping a friend will start running to improve their health, or you’d just like to find a hobby that you and your significant other…

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Route 66 Marathon Snags Rudy from Disney

Introducing the Voice of America’s Marathons, Rudy Novotny!

The Williams Route 66 Marathon is thrilled to announce the addition of Rudy Novotny, the “Voice of America’s Marathons,” to our team! Rudy has signed on as the new race announcer for 2019, working in tandem with Route 66 veteran Mark Bravo. Keep an ear out on race morning, because you might be surprised to…

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Route 66 Marathon 5k Finisher

Keeping Your Running Resolution

If you’ve ever made a New Year’s resolution, you know they’re easy to make and hard to keep, especially if you’ve been drinking when that brilliant idea hits you. Resolutions to change don’t only happen at the new year, though. In fact, by committing to training for the 2019 Williams Route 66 Marathon, you’ve just…

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Go Ruck Route 66 Marathon patch Tulsa

RUCK the ROUTE!

Looking for a new way to rock the Route this year? You can officially ruck the Route for the first time ever! The Williams Route 66 Marathon is proud to announce our partnership with GORUCK as an official rucking event for 2019. Just what is rucking? Rucking is walking with a weighted pack on your…

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How to Select the Right Running Shoe

How to Select the Right Running Shoe

One look at the shoe wall in any sporting goods store will tell you that there are a seemingly endless number of options when it comes to running shoes. Minimalist, maximalist, and everything in between are calling your name! If you’re new to running or looking to change up your footwear, it can be hard…

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The Trick to Acclimating to Heat

Hate running in the heat and humidity every summer? You’re not alone, and it’s not your fault.  While some people love running in the heat (so I’m told), many runners are riding the struggle bus from May through August as they struggle to adjust to the soaring temperatures and stifling dampness in the air. Have…

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Tulsa Marathon Route 66

HOW TO SAVE MONEY ON RACE TRAVEL

We’ve all been there: you hear about a race that sounds awesome, but you’d have to travel to get there. When you start adding up the costs, it seems out of reach, so you put it off til next year. With so many fantastic events around the United States and the world, it’s no wonder…

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Route 66 Marathon Medal

INTRODUCING OUR 2019 FINISHER’S MEDAL!

We can’t wait to watch you ROCK the Route and make it to the finish line in November! We’ll be waiting for you, but more importantly, so will our 2019 finisher’s medal! Drum roll, please… The Williams Route 66 Marathon is proud to present the 2019 finisher’s medal! This year’s medal features Art Deco elements…

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Room Service at the Route 66 Marathon. 2019 Hotels are now available for reservation!

You’ve secured your spot and we know you’ll rock the Route! Now, it’s time to find the perfect hotel room to make race weekend as stress-free as possible so you can snag that PR. Our official host hotels are officially online and taking reservations! We recommend booking EARLY to make sure you get exactly what…

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