Changing lives.
One mile at a time.

Who We Are

Run the Streets is a mentoring/running program created by Bob Williams in 2009.

Our mission is to challenge at-risk youth to experience the benefits of goal-setting, character development, adult mentoring and improved health by providing them with a truly life changing experience; the training for and competition of a half-marathon.

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Our Mission in Action

Explore Tulsa features Run The Streets and the impact it’s making in Bartlesville.

Where are they now?

Amanda Calhoun

Amanda Calhoun completed Season Three of RTS in November 2010, as the first RTS female to cross the finish line of the Route 66 Half Marathon that year. Amanda began Season Four but got accepted into the United States Marine… Read More


Season 14 Kickoff Set

We are excited to announce that Season 14 of Run the Streets will begin on January 9, 2016, with a Kickoff Event to be held at 8:30 a.m. at the First Wesleyan Church.  Season 14 will feature three local road… Read More

Season 13 Kickoff Set for August 15th

We are excited to announce the Kickoff date for our lucky thirteenth season of RTS has been set for August 15th at 8:30 a.m. at First Wesleyan Church in Bartlesville. Season 13 will feature five races including our very own… Read More

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Collective miles our youth have logged since RTS began in 2009


Youth have completed a season with Run The Streets


Hours per season are spent training with a positive role model