The Start

Start Times Oct 17, 2019 08:09AM EST

The 2019 TCS New York City Marathon will have four wave starts for runners, preceded by starts for professional wheelchair athletes, handcycles, and some professional athletes. V...


Staging Area and Start Villages Oct 17, 2019 08:10AM EST

View a map of the staging area and start. The staging area of the TCS New York City Marathon is at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island. Only registered entrants and guides are allowed i...


Toilets at the Start Oct 26, 2018 09:55AM 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 to mile 25. NYRR reserves the right to d...


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 Sep 19, 2019 08:58AM EST

The only bag that you are 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 issued...


Start Line Oct 17, 2019 08:10AM EST

Race officials will make multilingual announcements when it’s time to line up in your assigned corral. Please follow the instructions and signs to enter your corral and proceed to ...