The Start

Start Times Nov 09, 2017 11:19AM EST

The 2017 TCS New York City Marathon had four wave starts for runners, preceded by starts for professional wheelchair athletes, handcycles, and some professional athletes. Please se...


Staging Area and Start Villages Oct 19, 2017 03:13PM EST

The staging area of the TCS New York City Marathon is at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island. Only registered entrants and guides are allowed in Fort Wadsworth and the start area; specta...


Toilets at the Start Oct 19, 2017 03:14PM EST

There are more than 1,500 toilets in the start villages and the start corrals. Along the course, toilets are located every mile from mile 3 onward. NYRR reserves the right to disqu...


Changing Start Corral Jul 28, 2017 09:19AM EST

Runners who wish to start together should check their bib numbers and determine which runner has the higher number. The runners can then move back to the wave and corral that corre...


Bringing Bags to the Staging Area Oct 19, 2017 03:14PM EST

The only bag that you will be allowed to bring into Fort Wadsworth is either the UPS Bag (for bag check runners) or the Start Village Bag (for post-race poncho runners) that was is...


Start Line Nov 09, 2017 11:26AM EST

Race officials will make multilingual announcements when it’s time for runners to line up in their assigned corrals. Please follow the instructions of the race officials, and follo...