Route 66 Marathon 2019: What you need to know

Runners from around the world are participating in the half marathon, relay and full marathon on Sunday.

TULSA, Okla. — It's almost Thanksgiving which can only mean it's time for the Route 66 Marathon.

The running begins November 23 on historic Route 66 in Tulsa and is built to take runners around some of the city's best features.

Tulsa Mayor, G.T. Bynum Welcomes Runners to Tulsa!

Hi, I'm Tulsa mayor, G.T. Bynum. And I want to welcome all runners and supporters to our great city as we celebrate the 14th annual Williams Route 66 Marathon. Now, while you're here, there's one thing that you're definitely gonna notice and that is the 26.2 mile long block party that is going on along the route here in our city as we cheer on people who are running in this race. And we hope you'll check that out and support your friends or if you're running in it, keep an eye out for all your friends who are on the sidelines cheering you along. But there's more to Tulsa to enjoy while you're here than just the race. in November, we run

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The Route 66 Marathon is host to multiple events including the Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K, and Fun Run.

Times and Registration

Registration is still available for multiple races for the Route 66 Marathon weekend.

The 5K Run and Walk begins Saturday, November 23 at 8 a.m. It features a 3.1 mile course that starts and finishes at Guthrie Green after a tour of the Arts, Blue Dome, and Pearl districts.

The Fun Run and Walk starts an hour later at 9 a.m. for a mile course through the Tulsa Arts District.

Participants can stick around after the Fun Run to watch the Mascot Race.

Our mascots are ready to dash into the weekend - are you?! Don't forget to stick around after the 5k and Fun Run on...

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The Marathon and Half Marathon both start at 8 a.m. in downtown Tulsa. Runners in the Half Marathon will split off during the race for the shorter course.

About 12,000 runners from 50 states and 10 countries are expected to participate.

All participants and volunteers have to pick up their race packets at the 2019 Williams Route 66 Marathon Health, Fitness, and Sustainability Expo.

Race day registration and race day packet pickup are not available.

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