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TCS New York City Marathon

9:50am Sun 3rd Nov 2019
Battery Rd/Air Force Reserve, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
Run 26.2mi

Secure your place

Charity places available

  • Road
  • Flat
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Closed roads
  • 50000 participants

From the organizer

Organizer's website

Crossing the TCS New York City Marathon finish line in Central Park is one of the thrills of a lifetime! Check out what you need to know to have a safe and seamless experience. The New York City Marathon has grown from a Central Park race with 55 finishers tothe world's biggest and most popular marathon, with more than 50,000 finishers in 2017.

Distances in this event

  1. Marathon

    Run 26.2mi
    9:50am Sun 3rd Nov 2019
    Charity places available

Where could you finish?

We’ll work out your time based on past results, elevation and terrain.

Route info

Course Maps
What’s Included
  • New Balance technical shirt
  • Transportation to the start from Midtown Manhattan, Lower Manhattan, or the Meadowlands Sports Complex (New Jersey)**
  • Breakfast and entertainment in the start area.
  • At the finish: medal, food, beverages
  • Course Details

    The course runs through all 5 of New York's boroughs, and is one of the Big 5 Marathons. It is one of the most scenic marathons in the world, but has a fair amount of elevation thanks to multiple hills and bridges.

    Raceday Logistics

    8:30 a.m. – Professional Wheelchair Division

    8:52 a.m – Achilles Handcycle Category and Select Athletes with Disabilities

    8:55 a.m. – Foot Locker Five-Borough Challenge

    9:20 a.m. – Professional Women9:50 a.m. – Wave 1 (including Professional Men)

    10:15 a.m. – Wave 2

    10:40 a.m. – Wave 3

    11:00 a.m. – Wave 4

    Start Lines

    There will be four wave starts. Runners are assigned to starts and corrals according to the projected finish time (or pace per mile) provided on the Marathon application.


    Transportation options:

    Staten Island Ferry The terminal at Whitehall is served by multiple subway and bus routes. The ferry is free, and will take runners to St George terminal, where there will be further free buses to take them to Fort Wadsworth

    Midtown Manhattan Bus These buses will transport runners directly to Fort Wadsworth from New York Public Library.

    New Jersey Bus Buses will take runners from Metlife Stadium (Lot K) directly to Fort Wadsworth. Please note you won't be able to park here.

    Private Vehicles Drop off is on Lily Pond Avenue. There is no parking available here.

    We suggest the following areas as the best places to cheer on competitors;

    • Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn (Miles 2–4)
    • Williamsburg and Greenpoint, Brooklyn (Miles 10–13)
    • Pulaski Bridge (Mile 13.1)
    • First Avenue, Manhattan (Miles 16–18)
    • East Harlem (Miles 18–20)
    • Fifth Avenue, East 90th Street-East 105th Streets (Miles 23–24)

    To register as a volunteer at the NYC Marathon, please visit https://www.tcsnycmarathon.org/volunteers

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