The Williams Route 66 Marathon showcases the best of what Tulsa has to offer! Start your race in downtown Tulsa, home of the largest concentration of Art Deco architecture outside of Miami, and then make your way through Tulsa’s vibrant and diverse neighborhoods and the campus of Tulsa University. If there’s one thing you can count on at the Williams Route 66 Marathon, it’s tons of on-course support from the local community and plenty of fun. Our neighborhoods host block parties all along the course to welcome and cheer on the runners, and you might just find an unofficial “aid station” or two! Take the option to add on an extra 0.3-miles onto your race at the Center of the Universe Detour for the “World’s Shortest Ultramarathon,” or head straight to the finish at Guthrie Green and enjoy the post-race party!
8:00 AM CST
The Williams Route 66 Marathon Relay consists of three to five legs, with distances varying from 5 to 5.6 miles in length. This consistent distance allows team members to train together as a team, making it the perfect corporate initiative. Racers will compete on a USATF certified course while being electronically timed.
Individuals are allowed to register for the marathon or half marathon in addition to the relay. However, these “double runners” are required to run the first relay leg (or the first two relay legs) and then continue with their individual race. “Double runners” must register and pay for both events. After they have completed their relay leg(s), they will be required to switch their race number back to the individual race number.
Participants in the marathon relay will receive a unisex-fit hoodie that is so comfortable, that you’ll want to wear it to post-run brunch. Lined with fleece and a 100% cotton face, this hoodie is perfect for keeping you warm after a sweaty run in cooler temps!