50 STATES MARATHON TOUR: OKLAHOMA (24/50)

2012 POST OAK MARATHON, TULSA: 4:12:53 (2012-02-26)
2012 LITTLE WARMUP MARATHON, TULSA: 5:58:10 (2012-11-17)
2012 ROUTE 66 MARATHON, TULSA: 5:58:14 (2012-11-18)

Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=734502386705099

Race report:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/route-66-marathon-tulsa-oklahoma-2012-11-18/

Route 66 Marathon Website:
http://route66marathon.com


OKLAHOMA, USA

State capital: Oklahoma City

State population: 3,8 million

State nickname: The Sooner State

State bird: Scissor-tailed flycatcher

State mammal: Bison, White-tailed deer, raccoon

State motto:

Labor conquers all things

Famous people from Oklahoma:

Brad Pitt (actor), Johnny Bench (baseball), Garth Brooks (singer), Shannon Miller (Olympic gymnast), James Francis Jim Thorpe (athlete)

Fun facts about Oklahoma:

The world’s first installed parking meter was in Oklahoma City, on July 16, 1935. Carl C. Magee, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is generally credited with originating the parking meter. He filed for a patent for a ”coin controlled parking meter” on May 13, 1935

More facts:

http://www.50states.com/facts/okla.htm#.U8RDu1Zn7eY