Ultrarunning legend Marshall Ulrich and his wife Heather are excited to announce the Route 66 UltraRun November 11-13, 2022. Runners will journey through iconic Americana along 140 miles of Historic Route 66 from Seligman to Topock66 Colorado River, Arizona.
A Race that
The race recognizes and celebrates the history of the Mother Road, from the Bunion Derbies; “Oakie’s” during the Dust Bowl; the boom years of family road trips after WWII; decline after the interstate system bypassed mom- and-pop motels, restaurants, and shops; to grassroots resurgence leading to official recognition that Route 66 had “become a symbol of the American people’s heritage of travel and their legacy of seeking a better life.”
The Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona
The Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to the preservation, protection, and promotion of both the surface, and the memories along Arizona’s portion of Route 66. The Route 66 UltraRun supports the Historic Association by donating a portion of every race entry fee. You can donate now to personally help the Association continue their tireless work to preserve, protect, and promote Route 66, ensuring that the Mother Road will be enjoyed by generation after generation for years to come.
The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Their vision is a world without Alzheimer’s.
The Route 66 UltraRun supports the association by donating a portion of every entry fee. Our inspiration is always and forever Stray Dog Mark Macy (Mace) as he continues his fight against this horrible disease with the loving support of his wife Pam and his family. You can donate now to help all of those affected with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
Have a question? Want to schedule an interview? Interested in volunteering for the race or crewing for a runner? Have a classic car and want to come out and pace the runners the first mile through Seligman? Or maybe you’d like to sponsor the race. Your Race Directors are here to help.
The inaugural event will host a maximum of 100 runners
Supported by a crew vehicle with at least two people.
With a race cutoff of 60 hours, runners and crew
will be able to experience and enjoy:
The birthplace of the historic route in Seligman
Grand Canyon Caverns
The Hualapai Tribe in Peach Springs
Giganticus Headicus in Antares
Route 66 museum in Kingman
Cool Springs restored Mobile gas station
Burros in the streets of Oatman
And much more
Unique finishers medals, belt buckles, and awards showcasing amazing custom artwork; a traveling trophy cup; special recognition for two runners; and a rockin’ finishers party are additional “Kicks” to the Route 66 UltraRun.
Come Out and Join us!