The Course

Race Course Mar 31, 2017 02:09PM EST

The TCS New York City Marathon course runs through all five of New York City's boroughs: Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Manhattan's iconic Central Park. You can vi...


Course Amenities Mar 31, 2017 02:12PM EST

Course Fluid Stations Fluid stations are at located every mile beginning at mile 3. They will provide: Poland SpringĀ® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water (Also available at th...


Pace Teams Mar 31, 2017 02:16PM 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. Learn more ab...


Course Clocks and Distance Markers Mar 31, 2017 02:16PM 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 Mar 31, 2017 02:17PM 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 Mar 31, 2017 02:17PM 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...