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T N A P I C I PART GUIDE

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2017 Williams Route 66 Marathon

Congratulations to all race participants on achieving your fitness goals and living a healthy lifestyle! Thank you to the family members for supporting your loved ones and to the volunteers who help make this event a success year after year.

Together, we can make a difference in the health of Oklahomans.

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WELCOME TO THE WILLIAMS ROUTE 66 MARATHON MOBILE APP! Welcome to the all-new official app of the Williams Route 66 Marathon. Along with our partners and your feedback, we’re excited to bring you our most comprehensive mobile experience to date! Not only will this Route 66 Marathon App be the perfect guide for you, your family and friends during race weekend, we think this will be an app you’ll keep on your phone all year round. Here are just a few of the many things you can do on the app:

• Use the interactive course map

to locate the start and finish line, Gatorade/water stops, mile markers, medical stations, portapotties, and of course, our famous neighborhood block parties and entertainment along the course!

• Personalize your schedule to see

details about each of our races, Expo hours and speaker schedules.

• Find out when Bart Yasso will be speaking and signing his allnew book, Race Everything!

• Get checkpoint runner tracking

of your friends and family as they make it across timing mats along the course to get a good estimate of when they will be in your neighborhood or cross the finish line.

• Add our customized photo filters using the app’s camera feature!

• Stay up to date with our Channel 6

weather updates and receive push notifications with news and special offers from our official sponsors.

You can use the FREE Williams Route 66 Marathon app to do all of this and more! Now, go get ready to ROCK your Route 66 Marathon. Have a great race! #RT66RUN

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 04 10 11 16 24 36 41 42

WELCOME LETTER

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RACE-DAY CANCELLATION, RACE ALTERATION AND WEATHER POLICY

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SUSTAINABILITY

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS EXPO AND PACKET PICKUP SATURDAY RACES SUNDAY RACES

BEST PLACES TO WATCH

RELAY INFORMATION PARKING MAP HOTEL SHUTTLE SERVICE

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR DIRECTORS Tonja Carrigg, Co-Gatorade Stop Director Lamont Cavanagh, Medical Director Tim Dreiling, Race Director Amy Shank, Charity Challenge Director and Charity Corporate Challenge

Timothy Fisher, Volunteer Director Jeffrey Frable, Treasurer Destiny Green, Hospitality Director Kim Hann, Assistant Executive Director Cheryl Lawson, Social Media, Marketing Director Chris Lieberman, Executive Director Ally Lightle, Co-Public Relations Director Kristen McCormick, Sustainability Director Jennifer Miller, Guthrie Green Director

Nicole Morgan, Co-Public Relations Director Lisa Parker, Co-Expo Director Christopher Reavis, Food Tent Director Tylisha Oliver, Entertainment Director Geoffrey Simpson, Equipment Director Okcate Smith, Packet Pickup Director Edward Snow, Operations Director Johnny Spriggs, Participant Services Director Doug Turner, Co-Expo Director Jolene Udrisky, Co-Gatorade Stop Director Steve Udrisky, Co-Gatorade Stop Director James White, IT Director Sharyn Williard, Participant Guide Director Kyle Wilkes, Kids Programs Director

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! A S L U T O T E M O WELC As many of you know, Williams Route 66 Marathon presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma Executive Director Chris Lieberman suffered a traumatic brain injury on March 8, 2016 in an accidental fall. On race weekend last year, we mentioned that doctors had told us Chris’s recovery is a marathon, not a sprint – and we’re happy to say he’s still fighting! Over the past year, we have watched as Chris has taken his first steps and relearned how to speak! He still has a ways to go, but we are hopeful for his recovery. There is no one who has a clearer and more pure vision for the Williams Route 66 Marathon and the City of Tulsa than Chris, and we think you’ll notice some of that “Lieberfun” flavor in this year’s event! Our board of directors is dedicated to keeping Chris’s vision alive in full Lieberfun style.

In fact, the “Lieberfun” concept all started twelve years ago with the very first Route 66 Marathon in 2006. Chris wanted to make sure all the participants in his race had the “time of their lives” no matter what their finishing time. Simply put, our races are organized by runners for runners. The focus is on fun and ensuring a unique race day experience unlike any other. If you’re returning to our race, you already know what’s in store for you on race day. If not, let me give you a sneak preview! You’ll start your race with a blast from a confetti cannon that goes off with each corral. If you’re in Corral D (our final corral), get ready to do “the wave!” The Williams Route 66 Marathon weekend is all about celebrating your accomplishments, and we do that in a variety of ways. First, we start with an exceptional, high-quality

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WELCOME CONTINUED race premium. This year, all participants of the marathon and half marathon will receive a gender-specific full zip jacket made of technical wicking fabric (perfect for running)! Participants in the marathon relay will receive a full-zip hooded t-shirt jacket for the first time ever. Also, for the first time in our race’s history, we’re offering a long sleeve technical t-shirt to all participants of the 5k and Fun Run! Whether you’re crossing your first finish line or your fastest, we’re here to celebrate your accomplishment. If you don’t want your marathon to end, you’ve got an option – the Center of the Universe Detour! The crazy idea to add an extra 0.3-mile to the marathon as an option to run the “World’s Shortest Ultramarathon” was all Chris’s. You might even find a beer waiting for you at the end of the Detour, along with your World’s Shortest Ultramarathon finisher’s coin! The celebration continues at the finish line with what we think is our best finisher’s medal ever – this year’s Goddess of Speed! The third medal in our Goddess series, this year’s medal is inspired by the smooth lines and powerful beauty of classic 1930’s Packard automobiles and the speed and vigor of life on the historic Route 66. What can we say? We like to stay close to our roots! If you’re completing your first

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marathon, you’ll receive a special “My First Marathon” finisher’s medal, while members of the 50 States Marathon Club, Marathon Maniacs, and Half Marathon Fanatics will receive special club finisher medals. I can’t take credit for those, either – that idea was Chris’s, too! It’s not just the race’s location on the historic Route 66 that makes this event special. We believe that our spectators – the City of Tulsa – are truly the best around! As you tour through Tulsa, you’ll explore the vibrant Art Deco architecture of downtown, the funky and hip Blue Dome District and Tulsa Arts District, Midtown’s chic neighborhoods, the cheering crowds of Brookside, the dance party on Cincinnati Street, and plenty more. Let’s just say that our neighborhoods know how to party, and there is no bigger party than race weekend. Don’t be surprised if our spectators offer you gummy bears, water, pretzels, or even jello shots (hint hint: mile 9) along the way! Tulsans are proud of our city and we can’t wait to welcome you. So, as you take your two-legged tour through Tulsa (say that five times fast!), no matter what race day brings or how fast or how slow you may feel, take a moment to soak it all in. Whether you’re hoping to finish your first 5k or looking to run your fastest marathon, we hope you’re as proud of yourself as we are of you. Of course, none of this would be possible without the tireless efforts of


of Tulsa as the place where your running dreams will come true! Remember, it’s not a sprint – it’s a marathon.

our sponsors, our board of directors, our volunteers, and of course, you - our participants! We can’t thank you all enough! Thank you for choosing the Williams Route 66 Marathon and the City

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WILLIAMS ROUTE 66 MARATHON

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FRIDAY 11.17. 2017

HEALTH, FITNESS AND SUSTAINABILITY EXPO 11 a.m. — 8 p.m. Cox Business Center 100 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103

SATURDAY 11.18. 2017

5 p.m. First United Methodist Church Thomas Hall, Eleventh and Main Streets

SUNDAY 11. 19. 2017

MARATHON — FEATURING THE

CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE DETOUR!

5K RUN AND WALK

HALF-MARATHON MARATHON RELAY

8 a.m. Guthrie Green in the Tulsa Arts District 111 E. M.B. Brady Street, Tulsa, OK 74103

All Sunday races start at 8 a.m. at Seventh and Main Streets in downtown Tulsa and finish at Guthrie Green in the Tulsa Arts District.

1-MILE FUN RUN 9 a.m. Guthrie Green in the Tulsa Arts District

MASCOT DASH 9:30 a.m. Guthrie Green in the Tulsa Arts District

HEALTH, FITNESS AND SUSTAINABILITY EXPO 10 a.m. — 6 p.m. Cox Business Center

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PRE-RACE DINNER AND BLESSING OF SHOES


P U K C I P T E K C A P D EXPO AN E R E H W D N A N E H W

7, 2017 VEMBER 1 O N , Y A ID R F 8 P.M. 11 A.M. — 17 BER 18, 20 M E V O N , Y A SATURD 6 P.M. 10 A.M. —

PACKET PICKUP All participants and volunteers must pick up their packets at the 2017 Williams Route 66 Marathon Health, Fitness and Sustainability Expo. YOU MUST KNOW YOUR BIB NUMBER TO PICK UP YOUR PACKET. Race-day registration and race-day packet pickup are not available. Packets cannot be mailed to participants. No exceptions.

EXHIBITORS The Williams Route 66 Marathon Health,

R ESS CENTE COX BUSIN TER CEN 10 0 CIVIC 03 41 7 TULSA, OK

Fitness and Sustainability Expo hosts more than 80 exhibitors featuring running gear and shoes, as well as sports and fitness-related items. The free two-day Expo is held at the Cox Business Center November 17-18 and is open to the public.

PARKING The Cox Business Center parkade is located north of the Cox Business Center on 3rd Street between Houston and Denver Avenues. Parking is $5 — $8 per day.


WILLIAMS ROUTE 66 MARATHON LEGACY RUNNERS When the Williams Route 66 Marathon was just slightly more than a twinkle in the eye of Executive Director Chris Lieberman, he opened up registration with a promise: the first 250 registrants would be assigned their number for life. Now in the 12th year of the event, Elite 250 members Brian Gebheart and Patty Powell have run every marathon since that inaugural event, and they plan to keep at it, lifetime numbers and all. Ten other marathon legacy runners have also completed the race each year and all vow to continue their streaks for as long as possible. Stephen Abernathy, who has also run all of the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathons, says “My favorite part is seeing different parts of the Tulsa metro each race. The crowd support and entertainment is amazing as well. I would be remiss if I didn’t say I enjoy the Center of the Universe Detour, which I have taken every year since its inception and the beer stops all along the course!” A local run leader, Patty Powell, loves the camaraderie along the course and says, “The race has grown and improved so much over the last 11 years. The

medals and shirts get better every year, the finishers’ food area is fantastic, and the expo is one of the best! I plan to continue running every year that I am able.” Williams Route 66 Marathon pace group leader Kathryn White has also run the marathon every year while helping train other participants through Fleet Feet Tulsa’s training programs. A special part of the event for her is seeing her friends and trainees along the course, but she also appreciates the changes in the race over time. “Every year, the organizers have listened to participants to make improvements to the race. The course changes over the years have lessened the time on Riverside Drive and has also added some of the more scenic locations in Tulsa; Philbrook, University of Tulsa and Guthrie Green. While impressive from the start, the medals have become more ornate with specific ribbons for special groups who attend (Marathon/Half Marathon Maniacs and 50 State Club). Plus, there is enough beer for everyone!” It looks like the Williams Route 66 Marathon legacy runners show no signs of stopping, and we can’t say we blame them.

LEGACY RUNNERS Stephen Abernathy Brent Brown Ralph Cunningham Dave Darcey Brian Gebhart Keith Landers

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Frank Muller III Marlon Onco Patty Powell Marv Reith Kathryn White Mark Wood


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S E C A R Y A D R U T SA

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PARKING RACE INFORMATION The 2017 Williams Route 66 Marathon covers two days of races. The 5K run and walk, one-mile Fun Run and walk, and the Mascot Dash are held on Saturday. The 5K run and walk is USATF certified and will be electronically timed. The Fun Run and walk is not certified or timed.

START AND FINISH LINE INFORMATION The 5K and Fun Run start and finish lines are both on Cameron Street, north of Guthrie Green. Participants must enter the start corral from the intersection of Detroit and Cameron. Please plan to arrive early to familiarize yourself with the start and finish areas. Race-day registration and packet pickup are not available. Packets cannot be mailed to participants.

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Ample parking is available on the streets and in paid parking lots in downtown Tulsa. Please see the parking map located on page 41 for more information.

RESTROOMS Portable restrooms are located throughout the Tulsa Arts District and at various points along the course. Please see the Tulsa Arts District Map for Saturday on page 21 for exact locations. You should expect lines. Be patient and allow plenty of time to use these facilities prior to the race.

RACE-DAY INFORMATION TENT Please see the Tulsa Arts District Map for Saturday on page 21 for the exact location. If you lose your timing tag or forget your race number, please visit the information tent for assistance.

GEAR CHECK Gear check is not available for the Saturday races.


TIMING CHIP Your timing device is attached to your race number. Please note the following: Do not remove the tag from the bib. Wear the bib number visibly on your chest/torso. Do not fold or crumple the bib. The bib and tag is yours to keep. No need to return it. Be sure to cross all timing mats during the race.

YOUR RACE NUMBER Your race number must be worn on the front of your shirt or shorts so race officials, course photographers and finish line personnel can clearly see it. Do not cut or fold your number in any way. Officials must be able to see your whole number to know that you are an officially registered participant. Race numbers are non-transferable and may only be worn by the participant to whom they are assigned.

GATORADE STATIONS The Williams Route 66 Marathon is proud to serve Gatorade and water at all Gatorade stations on the course. One Gatorade stop is provided for the 5K participants located after the 3-kilometer mark on Sixth Street between Boston Avenue and Main Street. The one-mile Fun Run does not have a Gatorade or water stop.

RACE COURSE No bicycles, roller skates, roller blades, skateboards, baby joggers or animals will be allowed on the race course at any time. Assistance received from any source other than a race official may result in

disqualification. In some areas, only the side of the road participants are on will be closed to vehicular traffic. As such, it is imperative that you stay within the cones marking the course. Any deviations from the marked course can result in a disqualification and serious injury. Race officials will be stationed along the course to ensure that each finisher has completed a full race distance.

ANY PARTICIPANT FOUND TO HAVE RUN/ WALKED LESS THAN THE FULL COURSE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. DO NOT CROSS THE FINISH LINE IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE ENTIRE COURSE.

DROPPING OUT If you are unable to finish the race, please notify someone at the nearest aid station.

MEDICAL AID Medical aid will be provided on the course and at the finish line. Medical aid stations will be clearly marked along the course. There will also be medical personnel in golf carts along the course. Your personal safety is very important. All participants are required to complete the emergency information on the back of their race number and list any allergies for medical personnel.

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SATURDAY RACES, CONTINUED FINISHERS’ FOOD AND BEVERAGE AREA Participants will pass into the finishers’ food area after completing their race. Fruit and snacks will be provided as well as Gatorade, water, Muscle Milk, Pepsi and other Pepsi products. Participants will not be allowed to reenter the food area once they leave.

RESULTS All results are unofficial until certified by race officials. Participants can check their unofficial results at the Results Tent. (See the Tulsa Arts District Map for Saturday on page 21 for the exact location.) Unofficial results will also be posted online at route66marathon. com as the race progresses. Race officials will post final results at route66marathon.com after certification.

AWARDS Awards will be mailed to participants in all timed and certified races (Marathon, Half-Marathon, Marathon Relay and 5K). Per USATF Rule 245.1, Open Men’s and Women’s and Master Men’s and Women’s

top three awards will be based on gun time (the order in which the athletes cross the finish line). Age-group awards will be based on timing system time (the actual time elapsed between an athlete reaching the start line and finish line).

ALL AWARDS WILL BE SHIPPED TO PARTICIPANTS AFTER THE RACE. Please make sure that the address on your registration confirmation is correct. Awards will be shipped to the address you provided when you registered for the Williams Route 66 Marathon. Lost or stolen awards will not be replaced.

BASED ON GUN TIME Top three in each of these divisions: Open Male, Open Female, Masters Male, Masters Female, Open Wheelchair Male, Open Wheelchair Female.

BASED ON ELECTRONIC NET TIME Age-group awards (male and female): Under 10, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

BASED ON ELECTRONIC NET TIME AND AGE GRADED Clydesdale awards: 170-184, 185-199, 200-214, 215-229, 230+ Athena awards: 145+ Weight-class awards will be based on agegraded times following USATF guidelines. Participants are eligible for one award. Award winners in the Open and Masters divisions will be excluded from the age-group and weight-class awards.

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S E C A R SUNDAY

LAY E R N O H T A R A M / ON H T A R A M F L A H / MARATHON + 11.19.2017 S START TIME ALL RACES

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arrive early to familiarize yourself with the start area. Please see the Start Line Map on page 27 for the location of your start corral and portable restrooms.

PARKING RACE INFORMATION The 2017 Williams Route 66 Marathon covers two days of races. The Marathon, Half-Marathon and Marathon Relay are held on Sunday. All Sunday races are USATF certified and will be electronically timed.

RESTROOMS Portable restrooms are located throughout start area, the Tulsa Arts District and at various points along the course. Please expect lines and allow plenty of time to use these facilities prior to the race. Please see the Start Line Map on page 27 and the Tulsa Arts District Map for Sunday on page 29 for exact locations.

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Participants proceeding at a pace slower than 15 minutes per mile may be asked by the Tulsa Police Department to move to the sidewalk at various points on the course to allow the streets to open to traffic.

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Please see the Start Line Map on page 27 and the Tulsa Arts District Map for Sunday on page 29 for exact locations. If you lose your timing tag or forget your race number, please visit the start line information tent for assistance.

START-LINE INFORMATION The Marathon, Half-Marathon and Marathon Relay start line is located on Main Street at Seventh Street in downtown Tulsa. The races will start heading toward the south on Main Street. Please plan to

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Ample parking is available on the streets and in paid parking lots in downtown Tulsa. Please see the parking map located on page 41 for more information.

GEAR CHECK Gear check is only available for the Sunday races. For Sunday, gear check-in is located on Boston Avenue between Sixth and Seventh Streets. You can pick up


your gear after the race as you leave the secured finish area on M.B. Brady Street just east of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Please see the Tulsa Arts District Map for Sunday on page 29 for exact location.

YOU MUST USE ONE OF THE CLEAR PLASTIC BAGS WE WILL PROVIDE ALONG WITH THE GEAR CHECK TAG FROM YOUR RACE NUMBER IN ORDER TO CHECK YOUR GEAR. OTHER BAGS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. TULSA ROUTE 66 MARATHON, INC. IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST ITEMS.

TIME LIMIT The Marathon course is open for 6.5 hours beginning at 8 a.m. The course closes at 2:30 p.m. If participants choose to continue after 2:30 p.m., they do so at their own risk. Participants proceeding at a pace slower than 15 minutes per mile may be asked by the Tulsa Police Department to move to the sidewalk at various points on the course to allow the streets to open to traffic. No finish times will be recorded after 3:30 p.m. (7.5 hours). Finisher medals will only be awarded to those who finish within 7.5 hours. Finish line medical aid closes at 3:30 p.m. in the medical tent at the finish line. If problems are experienced after this time, please call 9-1-1 or proceed to the nearest emergency room.

IMPORTANT — PLEASE ARRANGE A MEETING PLACE WITH LOVED ONES BEFORE THE RACE STARTS. WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE THE PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEM TO REUNITE PARTICIPANTS WITH THEIR FAMILIES. A great place to meet your family and friends after you finish is the Family Reunite Area located on the south side of Guthrie Green, along M.B. Brady Street.

START CORRALS The corral system is used at the start of the Williams Route 66 Marathon, HalfMarathon and Relay to provide the best possible experience for all participants. Participants will be assigned to one of four start corrals based on their projected pace. All race registrants are required to submit past and projected pace information, which will be assessed and verified for proper corral assignments.

EVERY PARTICIPANT THAT REGISTERED AFTER OCTOBER 1, 2017 WILL BE PLACED AUTOMATICALLY IN CORRAL D. PARTICIPANTS WHO WISH TO CHANGE THEIR START CORRAL MAY DO SO AT THE SOLUTIONS DESK AT PACKET PICKUP.

Each corral will be designated by a letter (A, B, C or D), which will correspond to a letter on each athlete’s bib. The entries for the corrals are on the east and west side of Main Street in downtown Tulsa, along Boulder and Boston Avenues. Participants are highly encouraged to review the Start Line Map on page 27 and arrive early to make sure they have time to find their corral. Athletes will only be permitted into the corral that corresponds with the letter on their bib. Once in their assigned corral, athletes should line up by pace according to the signs posted in the corral. Athletes that wish to participate with other athletes that are friends and/or training partners may do so. However, if they are assigned to different corrals, they must both start in Corral D. There will be no exceptions to this provision.

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SUNDAY RACES, CONTINUED Hand cycle and wheelchair athletes will have their own separate corral at the start line that will be placed in front of the elite athletes, as the hand cycle and wheelchair races start prior to the runners/walkers. Hand cycle and wheelchair participants will start at 8 a.m. Participants in Corral A will start at 8:02 a.m. Participants in other corrals will start five minutes after the corral ahead of them clears the start line.

TIMING CHIP NOTE: Your timing device is attached to your race number. Do not remove the tag from the bib. Wear the race number visibly on your chest/torso. Do not fold or crumple the bib. The bib and tag are yours to keep. No need to return them. Be sure to cross all timing mats during the race.

YOUR RACE NUMBER Your race number must be worn on the front of your shirt or shorts so race officials, course photographers and finish line personnel can clearly see it. Do not cut or fold your number in any way. Officials must be able to see your whole number to know that you are an officially registered participant. Race numbers are non-transferable and may only be worn by the participant to whom they are assigned.

GATORADE STATIONS The Williams Route 66 Marathon is proud to serve Gatorade and water at all Gatorade stations on the Williams Route 66 Marathon course. Gatorade stations are located approximately every two miles for the first 20 miles of the Marathon and every mile for miles 21 through 25. Please see the course maps in this guide for the Gatorade station locations.

MARATHON PACE GROUPS FLEET FEET SPORTS TULSA IS PLEASED TO ONCE AGAIN PROVIDE PACE TEAMS FOR BOTH THE MARATHON AND HALF-MARATHON. PACE TEAM LEADERS WILL BE PROVIDED FOR MARATHON GOAL TIMES FROM 3:30 TO 6:30 AND HALF-MARATHON GOAL TIMES FROM 1:45 TO 2:45. VISIT OUR BOOTH AT THE EXPO FOR EXACT GOAL PACE TIMES OFFERED. Visit route66marathon.com for more information on our pace team leaders and available pace times, or visit the Fleet Feet Pace Team at the Expo. 26


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SUNDAY RACES, CONTINUED ON-COURSE FOOD Fresh oranges and bananas will be available to Marathon participants at the Gatorade station near mile 18. GU will be available just before the Gatorade stations near mile 15 and mile 22. Pretzels will be available just before the Gatorade station near mile 24.

RACE COURSE No bicycles, roller skates, roller blades, skateboards, baby joggers or animals will be allowed on the race course at any time. Assistance received from any other source than a race official may result in disqualification. In some areas, only the side of the road participants are on will be closed to vehicular traffic. As such, it is imperative that you stay within the cones marking the course. Any deviations from the marked course can result in a disqualification and serious injury. Race officials will be stationed along the course to ensure that each finisher has completed a full race distance.

ANY PARTICIPANT FOUND TO HAVE RUN/ WALKED LESS THAN THE FULL COURSE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. DO NOT CROSS THE FINISH LINE IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE ENTIRE COURSE.

DROPPING OUT If you are unable to finish the race, please notify someone at the nearest relay shuttle exchange location. You can ride a relay shuttle bus back to the finish line if you drop out of the race. Refer to the map for relay exchange locations on page 40.

FINISH LINE Once you cross the finish line, you will enter a secure zone — a fenced-off area for race

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participants and officials only. Marathon, Half-Marathon and the last leg of the Marathon Relay participants will receive their finisher’s medal in this area. Water and Gatorade are available in the finish area. Please make sure you have received the correct finisher’s medal before leaving the secure area. Participants in the Marathon will receive a finisher’s medal. A special My First Marathon medal is available for those completing their first marathon who registered by October 1, 2017. Participants in the Half-Marathon and Relay will also receive a finisher’s medal.

MEMBERS OF THE MARATHON MANIACS, HALF FANATICS AND 50 STATES MARATHON CLUB WILL RECEIVE THEIR FINISHER’S MEDAL IN THE MANIAC CORNER VIP AREA. When you cross the finish line, collect a normal marathon or half-marathon medal to trade for your special medal at Maniac Corner.

MEDICAL AID Medical aid will be provided on the course and at the finish line. Medical aid stations will be clearly marked along the course. There will also be medical personnel in golf carts along the course. The medical tent at Guthrie Green will be located to your left as you cross the finish line. Your personal safety is very important. All participants are required to complete the emergency information on the back of their race number and list any allergies for medical personnel.


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SUNDAY RACES, CONTINUED FINISHERS’ FOOD AND BEVERAGE AREA Participants will pass through the finishers’ food area in the finish chute after completing their race. Mazzios will serve pizza at the finish line. Fruit and snacks will also be provided as well as Gatorade, water, Muscle Milk, Pepsi and other Pepsi products.

RESULTS All results are unofficial until certified by race officials. Participants can check their unofficial results at the Results Tent. Please see the Tulsa Arts District Map on page 29 for exact location. Unofficial results will also be posted online at route66marathon.com as the race progresses. Race officials will post final results at route66marathon.com after certification.

AWARDS Awards will be mailed to participants in all timed and certified races (Marathon, Half-Marathon, Marathon Relay and 5K). Per USATF Rule 245.1, Open Men’s and Women’s and Master Men’s and Women’s top three awards will be based on gun time (the order in which the athletes cross the finish line). Age-group awards will be based on timing system time (the actual time elapsed between an athlete reaching the starting line and finish line). All awards will be shipped to the participants after the race. Please make sure that the address on your registration confirmation is correct. Awards will be shipped to the address you provided when you registered for the Williams Route 66 Marathon. Lost or stolen awards will not be replaced.

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BASED ON GUN TIME Top three in each of these divisions: Open Male, Open Female, Masters Male, Masters Female, Open Wheelchair Male, Open Wheelchair Female

BASED ON ELECTRONIC NET TIME Age-group awards (Male and Female): Under 15, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

BASED ON ELECTRONIC NET TIME AND AGE GRADED Clydesdale awards: 170-184, 185-199, 200-214, 215-229, 230+ Athena awards: 145+ Weight-class awards will be based on agegraded times following USATF guidelines.

MARATHON RELAY Participants will receive their Relay medal as they finish their leg of the race. Only the last relay leg runner will receive their medal at the finish line. Open Male, Open Female, Open Mixed (at least two females). Masters Male, Masters Female, Masters Mixed (at least two females). Relay awards based on electronic net time. Participants are eligible for one award. Award winners in the Open and Masters divisions will be excluded from the age-group and weight-class awards.


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The Williams Route 66 Marathon Relay is a five-leg relay event. The Marathon Relay will follow the same course as the Marathon. One runner can run more than one consecutive leg of the relay. However, each relay team must have between three and five participants. Mixed teams must have at least two female participants. All members of a team must be 40 or older for the Masters division.

RELAY EXCHANGE ZONES The Relay exchange zones will be clearly delineated with cones and fencing. As runners approach the relay exchange zones, relay runners will be directed to the right side of the course and Marathon and HalfMarathon runners will be directed to keep left.

RELAY TEAM MEMBERS MUST KEEP THE EXCHANGE ZONES AND THE MARATHON COURSE CLEAR. IT WILL BE NECESSARY TO CROSS THE COURSE TO GET TO EXCHANGE ZONES 1 AND 3. RELAY PARTICIPANTS

MARATHON RELAY EXCHANGE ZONES – WHILE YOU’RE THERE Be aware of the conditions and dress appropriately for the wait. There will not be much in the way of shelter at the exchange zones. Water and portable restrooms will be available near each exchange zone. It would be a good idea to have a clothing bag for each exchange zone, so that the runner just finishing will have some warm, dry clothes when he/she is done running. The runner starting out on the new leg can leave his/her clothes in the bag for the teammate to take back to the start. However you work out the logistics, you are responsible for your own

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ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR GETTING ACROSS THE STREET SAFELY AND FOR CROSSING THE COURSE WITHOUT INTERFERING WITH ANY OTHER PARTICIPANTS. COURSE MARSHALS WILL BE THERE TO HELP GUIDE YOU ACROSS THE COURSE. PLEASE BE CAREFUL OF THE TRAFFIC AND CONSIDERATE OF OTHER RUNNERS.


gear! Don’t leave it on the bus and don’t expect the volunteers to be able to take care of it for you.

are not allowed on the Marathon Relay shuttle buses. You cannot ride the shuttle from one exchange point to another.

MARATHON RELAY NUMBERS & TIMING TAG

The Marathon Relay shuttle buses will leave approximately every 30 minutes as needed. You should arrive at the Guthrie Green Shuttle Hub at least one hour before you expect to start running your leg of the relay. You are responsible for getting to the exchange zone on time. The timing of the Relay shuttle service is not guaranteed.

Your timing device is attached to an ankle strap. You should wear the ankle strap while running your leg of the relay and give it to your team member to wear when you reach the relay exchange point. Please note the following: Wear the bib number visibly on your chest/torso. Do not fold or crumple the bib. Be sure to cross all timing mats during the race. Relay participants should also wear the “RELAY” bib on their back while running.

RELAY SHUTTLES RELAY SHUTTLES ARE FOR PARTICIPANTS ONLY. SPECTATORS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON THE SHUTTLES. Shuttle buses will be provided from the Guthrie Green Shuttle Hub near the intersection of Boston Avenue and Archer Street to the relay exchanges zones. You must be wearing a Marathon Relay race number to board the bus. Spectators

FINISH AREA ACCESS – FINISHER FOOD & PHOTO Members of the relay team have a separate relay entrance to the finisher’s chute, located just past the medal collection area, by which to access finish line food and beverages. You must be wearing your race bib in order to access the finisher’s area. All participants will be able to take photos with their medals, get finisher food and drinks, and enjoy the finisher’s area! However, only participants completing the final leg of the relay will access the finisher’s area by crossing the finish line. Everyone else must utilize the separate entrance by showing their bib.

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THE MARATHON RELAY SHUTTLE BUSES WILL LEAVE APPROXIMATELY EVERY 30 MINUTES AS NEEDED. You should arrive at the Guthrie Green Shuttle Hub at least one hour before you expect to start running your leg of the relay. You are responsible for getting to the exchange zone on time. The timing of the relay shuttle service is not guaranteed.

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DOWNTOWN HOTELS THERE IS NO PRE-RACE SHUTTLE SERVICE FOR DOWNTOWN HOTELS. Shuttles located on Boston Avenue between Fourth and Fifth Streets and at Guthrie Green are available on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aloft Downtown Tulsa 200 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103 Best Western Plus Downtown Tulsa 707 S. Houston Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74127 Courtyard Tulsa Downtown 415 S. Boston Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74103 DoubleTree Hotel Tulsa Downtown 616 W. Seventh Street, Tulsa, OK 74127 Hampton Inn & Suites Tulsa Downtown 211 W. Third Street, Tulsa, OK 74103 Hyatt Regency Tulsa 100 E. Second Street, Tulsa, OK 74103

to ride these shuttles, and be staying at one of these hotels to ride the shuttle.

FINISH LINE SHUTTLES Additional shuttle service is available between the Guthrie Green Shuttle Hub and the hotels listed below running approximately every hour from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Participants will receive priority service on these shuttles, however, spectators will be allowed on these shuttles as space permits. Crowne Plaza Tulsa Southern Hills 7902 S. Lewis Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74136 DoubleTree Hotel at Warren Place 6110 S. Yale Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74136 Marriott Tulsa Southern Hills 1902 E. 71st Street, Tulsa, OK 74136 Wyndham Tulsa 10918 E. 41st Street, Tulsa, OK 74146

Holiday Inn Tulsa City Center 17 W. Seventh Street, Tulsa, OK 74119 Fairfield Inn & Suites Tulsa Downtown 111 N. Main Street, Tulsa, OK 74103

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RACE-DAY CANCELLATION, RACE ALTERATION POLICY AND WEATHER POLICY It is the primary goal of the Williams Route 66 Marathon to provide and ensure a safe event for participants, volunteers and community attendees alike. We will be diligent in not exposing the participants, the volunteers or the community at large to any undue risk in the production and/ or execution of the event. We understand the commitment the participants have made in entering the race, however, the decisions regarding race cancellations and/or alterations will be based on the larger community safety as well as the participants. Moreover, if community resources are threatened, we will act to protect them from unnecessary stress. When weather conditions or other physical conditions present a danger to the participants as a whole, the Williams Route 66 Marathon officials maintain the right to cancel the race. Less threatening conditions could cause alteration of the race and/or the race course or length of the race to further ensure participant, volunteer and community safety. The conditions fall under an “Act of God” — and will not result in refunding of any race entry fee or future race credits. The staging of an event of this magnitude places large financial burden on the Williams Route 66 Marathon organization prior to the event date. Thus, in the event of a forced race cancellation or alteration, it is probable that the financial impact on the race would not be any different than if the race was held without compromise.

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The Williams Route 66 Marathon officials, along with City of Tulsa officials, will make decisions regarding the cancellation or alteration of the race. Prior to the race, the Williams Route 66 Marathon officials will apprise the participants of the weather conditions and how the on-course flag system designation works. Williams Route 66 Marathon officials will describe any changes that may be decided as a result of weather or other unsafe conditions. In the case of a course evacuation, Williams Route 66 Marathon officials and Tulsa Police and other City of Tulsa officials will communicate throughout the race course to direct participants to safe shelters to await transportation back to the start and/or finish area.

WEATHER In regard to weather specifically, the Williams Route 66 Marathon has adopted the WBGT (Wet-Bulb Globe Temperature) index as its standard. High heat and humidity, as measured in accordance with the American College of Sports Medicine recommendations for participation in endurance events, could result in cancellation of the event. WBGT is considered “the most practical heat stress index characterizing the effect of a heat stress environment on the individual.” WBGT was developed because the drybulb temperature alone does not provide a realistic guide to the effects of heat, inasmuch as it does not take humidity and heat radiation into consideration.


WBGT is so-called because two of its input variables are wet-bulb temperature and a “black-globe” temperature; the third variable is the shielded dry-bulb temperature. The result of the WBGT will be indicated on a flag system that will be displayed at the start and finish area as well as at the medical stations along the race course. The flag color will indicate the safety conditions based on the WBGT readings. They are listed in the table below. At the starting line there will be a banner over the street. Suspended from that banner will be two flags, each 2'x3'. The flag color will reflect the heat stress at that moment. Gatorade stops will be stationed along the course. Gatorade stops will be flying a flag of a color corresponding to the heat stress at that time. The flag colors will change within 15 minutes of a change in the heat stress level. The staff at the Gatorade stop will know the meaning of each color flag.

The Williams Route 66 Marathon asserts that each participant assumes responsibility when entering an event with the potential risks that a marathon presents. All runners should be discerning of their own fitness level in their decision to enter the Marathon and associated events. Furthermore, it strongly advises all participants to cooperate with directives given by Williams Route 66 Marathon officials and to assist in ensuring the safety of their fellow participants, particularly when conditions are less than ideal. As the WBGT lowers in cold weather and EAS alerts go to yellow and/or red, it is strongly recommended that all runners slow their pace and reduce their risk of hypothermia when conditions warrant.

Extreme conditions that are high risk already place a burden on community health care systems, including emergency medical transportation, as well as hospital emergency room capacity. Williams Route 66 Marathon officials will not knowingly place the community in any such position that will place burden on overall community safety.

WBGT SAFETY CONDITIONS ALERT LEVEL

EVENT CONDITIONS

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Event Cancelled/Extreme and Dangerous Conditions

Participation Stopped — Follow Marathon Official’s Instructions

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Slow Down — Observe Course Changes/Follow Marathon Official’s Instructions/Consider Stopping

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Slow Down — Be Prepared for Worsening Conditions

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Enjoy The Event — Be Alert

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SUSTAINABILITY Much of the joy of running and walking is soaking in the natural beauty that surrounds us as we experience the seasons change, we hear the birds sing and we take time to appreciate the fresh air that fills our lungs. The Williams Route 66 Marathon works to protect these natural assets so future generations may also experience the same exhilarating feelings for many years to come. Thanks to the combined efforts of the board of directors, many community partners, environmentally minded race participants and fans, the Williams Route 66 Marathon has been recognized by ReSport for our sustainability efforts. This important designation is awarded by the Council for Responsible Sport and shows the Marathon’s continued commitment to preserving Tulsa’s natural beauty and resources while putting on a world-class endurance event.

effort and each of us can play an important role in making the Williams Route 66 Marathon a more environmentally friendly event.

RACE PARTICIPANTS AND FANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO DO THE FOLLOWING: X

Donate your used running shoes.

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Carpool or ride your bike on race day.

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Watch for recycling stations and use them.

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Throw cups and used gel packs in bins along the course — please don’t litter.

The Marathon team challenges itself to look for new ways to lessen the environmental impact of all race weekend activities. We encourage participants and fans to join us in this endeavor. Sustainability is a group

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BEST PLACES TO WATCH Everyone can be a part of the race-day excitement by choosing the perfect spot along the course to cheer for their favorite racer. And, since nothing gives racers a bigger energy boost than being cheered on along the way, you’ll want to figure out the best place(s) to spot your runner. With the finish line located at Guthrie Green in the Tulsa Arts District, fans will enjoy lining the District’s streets from First Street, through the Center of the Universe Detour, along Archer Street near Boulder Avenue to Cameron Street to see racers approach the finish line. This year’s finish line party at Guthrie Green will be one for the ages. Post-race festivities will include great music from the Guthrie Green stage, a car show, as well as plenty of other sights and sounds for all ages that include the broad range of Tulsa Arts District businesses that will be open and ready to serve racers and fans. For those looking to get out on the course to cheer, options abound for grabbing a cup of coffee, a bite to eat, or even a festive beverage while you settle in for a great day of road racing. Suggested cheering locations along the various courses are below. Please make note of street closures. We encourage fans to be respectful of area businesses and residents when choosing parking spaces and cheering locations.

ON THE MARATHON AND HALF-MARATHON COURSE: You can feel the electricity in the air as racers gather before the starting gun. Hear the national anthem and the see the confetti fly as participants begin their journey at the start line at Seventh and Main Streets.

Avenues, or Woodward Park at 21st Street and Peoria Avenue, for a truly beautiful fall racing experience. A perennial favorite among locals and visitors is Tulsa’s Brookside area located on Peoria Avenue between 33rd and 39th Streets. There are plenty of restaurants, coffee shops and the like to ply you with whatever you need to get your pipes warmed up to cheer for your participant.

ON THE MARATHON COURSE (MILES 13–25.5): If a little weekend brunch with a super-hip vibe to match is what you’re looking for, you’re in luck with several excellent spots to choose from. Come to Tulsa’s Blue Dome District on First and Second Streets between Detroit and Frankfort Avenues, the East Village, located near Lansing and Kenosha between Second & Sixth Streets, the burgeoning Pearl District, near Sixth and Peoria Avenue, or the always popular Cherry Street area on 15th Street between Peoria and Utica Avenues, to spot your marathoner and take in the day with a tasty bite, great drink options and swanky environs to keep your day party rolling. The University of Tulsa, especially ‘The U’, located near 11th Street and Tucker Drive, is another favorite cheering location offering fans ample parking and excellent vantage points to spot their favorite marathoners as they hit the all-important 20-mile mark and head toward the finish line. To check out all spectator location options, the complete course maps are provided for your reference in this publication as well as on our website at route66marathon.com.

Love fall foliage? Cheer on your participant at Cascia Hall Preparatory School, near 25th Street and Yorktown and Utica

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THE WILLIAMS ROUTE 66 MARATHON EXTENDS OUR SINCEREST GRATITUDE TO OUR SPONSORS, THE ORGANIZATIONS LISTED, WHO SHARE OUR PASSION FOR PROMOTING HEALTH, FITNESS AND SUSTAINABILITY.

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MORE than runners. Behind every great event there’s an army of volunteers and the Williams Route 66 Marathon is no exception. For years, Williams employees Danielle and Carmela have led our volunteer efforts as runners seek quick refreshment at our water and entertainment stop, located mid-way along the full marathon course. Danielle’s team will again welcome passing participants with water and Gatorade®, as Carmela’s band provides high-charging music that inspires runners to carry on and log their personal best. From the water stop to year-round race planning and implementation, more than 50 volunteers from Williams are helping behind the scenes and we couldn’t be prouder of our runners and volunteers. Welcome to Tulsa, and best wishes to all of the Williams Route 66 participants!

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