The Course

Race Course Nov 21, 2016 12:26PM EST

The course for the TCS New York City Marathon takes in all five of New York's boroughs. It starts in Staten Island at the Western end of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and passes thr...


Course Amenities Oct 24, 2016 04:57PM EST

Course Fluid Stations Fluid stations are at located every mile along the course beginning at mile 3. They will provide: Poland SpringĀ® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water (Als...


Pace Teams Nov 21, 2016 12:38PM EST

The NYRR Pace Team at the TCS New York City Marathon, powered by TAG Heuer, will be pacing marathoners who are looking to finish in times between 3:00:00 and 6:00:00. Find your goa...


Course Clocks and Distance Markers Oct 24, 2016 04:54PM EST

Mile signs and clocks will be posted at every mile. All course clocks will be set to correspond with wave 1. Before mile 8, clocks marked with color-coded signs correspond to your...


Time Limit Nov 21, 2016 12:39PM EST

Sweep buses will follow the marathon route at a 6 1/2-hour marathon pace, roughly 15 minutes per mile, after the final wave start. These buses will transport any entrant who wishes...


Dropping Out Nov 21, 2016 12:40PM EST

If you need to drop out, look for a volunteer ham radio operator wearing an orange hat or report to a medical aid station. Ham radio operators will take your name and forward the i...


Street Closures Nov 21, 2016 12:47PM EST

The TCS New York City Marathon course is completely closed to vehicular traffic during the race; a schedule of street closures is shown below. Sweep buses will follow the marathon...