Last Updated: Nov 09, 2017 12:09PM EST

Finish Line and Post-Finish Area

Crossing the TCS New York City Marathon finish line in Central Park is one of the thrills of a lifetime! Here's what to expect:

MarathonFoto will take your picture and video as you cross the finish line. Keep your race number visible, look up, and smile! Soon after, a volunteer will place a medal around your neck. You'll receive a HeatSheet presented by United Airlines and Foot Locker.

You'll receive a TCS New York City Marathon Runner Recovery Bag presented by Hospital for Special Surgery containing Poland Spring® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water, Gatorade® Recover beverage, Gatorade® Thirst Quencher, a PowerBar, a New York State McIntosh apple, and Snyder's of Hanover pretzels.

Medical aid will be available throughout the finish and post-finish areas.

Read important information about Security measures. Please note that all information is subject to change.