The Course

Race Course Oct 22, 2018 03:11PM 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 Oct 24, 2018 10:54AM EST

All information is subject to change. Course Fluid Stations Fluid stations are at located every mile from mile 3 to mile 25. They will provide: Poland SpringĀ® Brand 100%...


NYRR Pace Teams Presented by Biofreeze Oct 18, 2018 10:16AM EST

On November 4, run with the free NYRR Pace Team Presented by Biofreeze at the TCS New York City Marathon! Pace team leaders will be running even effort throughout the course and wi...


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 Nov 06, 2018 03:19PM EST

The TCS New York City Marathon course is completely closed to vehicular traffic during the race. A schedule of street and bridge closures for the 2018 race is shown below; updates ...