The Course

Race Course Jun 21, 2018 04:03PM 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 Jun 21, 2018 04:08PM EST

All information is subject to change. Course Fluid Stations Fluid stations are at located every mile beginning at mile 3. They will provide: Poland SpringĀ® Brand 100% Na...


Pace Teams Jun 21, 2018 04:05PM EST

The NYRR Pace Team at the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon paced marathoners who were looking to finish in times between 3:00:00 and 6:00:00. Information about the NYRR Pace Team fo...


Course Clocks and Distance Markers Jun 21, 2018 04:19PM EST

Mile markers and clocks will be posted at every mile. Before mile 8, clocks marked with color-coded signs correspond to your start corral color. From mile 8 onward, all mile marker...


Time Limit Oct 19, 2017 03:17PM 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 Nov 09, 2017 11:56AM 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 Jun 21, 2018 04:07PM EST

The TCS New York City Marathon course is completely closed to vehicular traffic during the race. A schedule of street closures for the 2017 race is shown below; we do not anticipat...