Experience the historic Mother Road on foot through historic downtown Springfield! The OFFICIAL Route 66 run is back and better then ever. It begins at 7 a.m., Saturday, August 11 at the Springfield Expo Center. Age division awards have been modified to reflect the classification of a car. All participants receive a premium cotton t-shirt! Stay after the race to enjoy all the live music, car show, food, and entertainment that the Route 66 festival has to offer.