Official COVID-19 Update From the Williams Route 66 Marathon

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Win Big When You Register for the First Mile!

Williams Route 66 Marathon training season is finally here! Join us as we officially kick off training with our annual First Mile event, held on Thursday, June 24th at Fleet Feet Broken Arrow. If you’ve been to the First Mile in previous years, you know that you can expect delicious free food, drinks, inflatables, music,…

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Global Running Day

8 Ways to Celebrate Global Running Day

The first Wednesday in June is Global Running Day, and the Williams Route 66 Marathon absolutely loves to celebrate this holiday every year. Global Running Day is held just a few weeks before our official training kickoff event, the First Mile (held on June 24, 2021 at Fleet Feet Broken Arrow from 5 – 7…

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The Williams Route 66 Marathon is a Tulsa A-List Winner!

The Williams Route 66 Marathon is proud to announce that we were voted the Best Event – Run/Walk/Cycle by readers of TulsaPeople magazine! We’re thrilled to be a part of the Tulsa A-List and are devoted to making your 2021 race experience one for the record books.  Whether you voted for the Williams Route 66…

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Williams Route 66 Marathon Mother Runner Profile: Julia Webb

Julia Webb is one tough mother runner! The Little Rock, Arkansas mom to three girls has baby number four on the way any day now, but that hasn’t slowed her down one bit. Webb has run throughout each of her pregnancies, even qualifying for the Olympic Marathon Trials during her pregnancy with her daughter Gabby….

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Price Increase Route 66 Marathon

Register to Rock the Route Before Our Biggest Price Increase

If you’re planning to Rock the Route in 2021 (which of course you are), it’s time to put your money where your mouth is and get registered if you haven’t already. While everyone procrastinates a bit from time to time, now is really not the time to sit on your heels because our biggest price…

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2021 Route 66 Marathon

Host Hotels are Officially Online!

There are many different keys to ensuring a successful race weekend. You have to put in the training, dial in your nutrition, and properly execute your race day plan, of course, but what about getting a good night’s sleep? We all know how stressful race weekend can be, but the Williams Route 66 Marathon aims…

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Route 66 Marathon 2021

The Race is ON – Get Ready to Party!

Are you ready for some exciting news? The return to in-person racing is right around the corner, and the Williams Route 66 Marathon is ON for an in-person event this November! We’ve missed seeing all of your smiling faces as you cross the finish line, and we’re psyched to celebrate our 15th anniversary with you….

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The Route 66 Marathon’s Biggest Fans

The Route 66 Marathon’s Biggest Fans

The Williams Route 66 Marathon is fortunate to have many participants who are coming back for their second, third, fourth, and more events to run with us, but our biggest fans have done something truly incredible. If you’re gearing up to run your first marathon, you’re probably thinking that finishing one sounds like enough of…

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Runner Profile – Ronnie Ashford, the Flashlight Runner

Participants in our 2012 event may remember the inspiring story of Ronnie Ashford, the “Flashlight Runner.” Ronnie completed her first marathon at the 2012 Williams Route 66 Marathon and was our very last finisher that day. In just under 12 hours, the Navy veteran and mother of three crossed the finish line with her very…

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Route 66 Marathon November 20-21, 2021

The Perfect Running Resolution for 2021

With 2020 behind us, it’s time to start thinking about your running resolution for 2021. Whether your goal is to run your first, your fastest, or your most fun race, we hope you’ll resolve to Rock the Route in 2021! We’ll be back in person and better than ever, and we can’t wait to celebrate…

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