The Start

Start Times Jan 21, 2020 04:40PM EST

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


Staging Area and Start Villages Nov 05, 2019 03:01PM 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 Jan 21, 2020 04:40PM EST

There are approximately 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.


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 Nov 05, 2019 03:02PM 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 Jan 21, 2020 04:47PM 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 ...