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Route 66 Marathon Reviews


4.9 Stars from 18 Runners





  

By about 2016


Review

Best finisher medal ever! Lots of music/crowd support for the 1st half of the race. After the split it get's a little lonely. Was way more hilly than expected. The detour is a neat feature to have as well.


Race Tips

The course is very hilly. Tulsa is not flat. Lots of rollers. It seemed to be mostly concrete too. Wear well cushioned shoes.


Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

We arrived Friday night a watched the 5K Saturday morning. It's a good idea to do so because that is where the race finishes so you can plan meeting spots for your family. If you do both the 5k and marathon you get a nice pint glass.


4 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2016


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2016


Review

Great race. Lots of music and large crowds!


Race Tips

It's Tulsa. So lots of Hills!


Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

book your hotel early!!!


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2016


Review

Challenging yet enjoyable. Great crowds even if the conditions happen to not be ideal. Bands along the course. It's the historic Route 66, what's not to like.


Race Tips

Train for hills. Race day temps probably won't be over 60 and could be in the 20's. Don't start out fast, the hills will catch up to you.


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2016


Review

The course was great! I was overwhelmed with the support from the community. I'll be back. Definitely my favorite marathon!!


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2016


Review

As a native Tulsa, I am biased, but this marathon is a blast. Tulsans are a special, sweet, fun breed, and the Route 66 really demonstrates that. The course is quite hilly (and I trained on Tulsa hills) but so much fun and such an inspiring tour of midtown Tulsa.


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2016


Review

Excellent start corral setup. Rest stops just where you need them. Awesome finisher zone and medals.


Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

Park closer to the finish rather than the start.


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2016


Review

Great Atmosphere, crowd, everything is top notch, ran it 3 years in a row, does not disappoint!


Race Tips

Tulsa, you may think its flat, its not, lots of hills, so train for hills, also the weather, it can be cold, really cold, then again it could be warm, so pack for both cold and warm conditions!


Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

Best place to park is near the finish line, the starting line (4) corrals is about a mile a way from the finish


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2016


Race Tips

Hills. Go easy


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2016


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2016


Review

I've ran it for several years always a great experience. I love this town. I wish we had more vendors generally its always the same ones. Maybe we could get more locals interested. Give them a discount in the building to set up there goods. Love to help out our own.


Race Tips

The one thing you cannot expect is what the weather will be like. I ran in all kinds here in Tulsa. That's the beautify of it. it's the challenge to get through what ever comes your way.


Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

I live here so I'm not so great with hotel discounts. But I would like to see in our packet have some kind of a discount for a item that's says Route 66 Run, so many family's come and cannot afford to buy any extra logo t-shirts etc. so expensive.


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2016


Review

I liked the swag and the people are so nice and helpful. I have no dislike.


Race Tips

Come early so that you can park close and have time to get ready for the race.


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2016


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2015


Race Tips

Miles 21-23 have nasty hills, designed to break your spirit. Rolling hills throughout, but that stretch will test you.


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2013


Review

Loved the organizational details. Treated 50 staters and maniacs like royalty. Large expo w/ lots of deals if you want to shop. Tremendous medal! First time marathoners can get a special bib and medal! Nice post race set-up. Larger race of 2021 (full) and 4700 (half)


Race Tips

There are lots of hills. Most are short and none are really steep but they are relentless. Heard lots of comments regarding this so be forwarned. Only extended flat sections are 6-12 along riverside drive. We had brutal cold in 2013 but usually can expect perfect running temps.


Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

Race already negotiated 3:00 late check-out w/ host hotels. ALL races should do this!!! Holiday Inn is literally 50 yards from start (and they have free airport shuttle). Downtown Tulsa is very quiet in evening. I ate every meal in hotel (decent restaurant so not a negative).


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2013


Review

Loved the organizational details. Treated 50 staters and maniacs like royalty. Large expo w/ lots of deals if you want to shop. Tremendous medal! First time marathoners can get a special bib and medal! Nice post race set-up. Larger race of 2021 (full) and 4700 (half)


Race Tips

There are lots of hills. Most are short and none are really steep but they are relentless. Heard lots of comments regarding this so be forwarned. Only extended flat sections are 6-12 along riverside drive. We had brutal cold in 2013 but usually can expect perfect running temps.


Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

Race already negotiated 3:00 late check-out w/ host hotels. ALL races should do this!!! Holiday Inn is literally 50 yards from start (and they have free airport shuttle). Downtown Tulsa is very quiet in evening. I ate every meal in hotel (decent restaurant so not a negative).


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2013


Review

Great event, well organized with LOTS of volunteer support and plenty of water, potty, and medic stations along the course. Terrific fan turnout all along the course.


5 / 5 Stars


  

By about 2013


Review

Fun running on Route 66.


5 / 5 Stars





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