The Course

Race Course Sep 25, 2019 11:18AM 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. View the ...


Course Amenities Oct 23, 2019 11:24AM EST

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


NYRR Pace Team Presented by Biofreeze Sep 24, 2019 08:17AM EST

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 will pace maratho...


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 Sep 23, 2019 02:21PM 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 05, 2019 03:07PM 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 05, 2019 03:49PM 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 2019 race is below. Sweep buses fo...