RACE DATE: Sunday, November 3, 2024
RACE TIME: There are four wave starts for runners, preceded by professional wheelchair athletes, hand-cycles, and professional elite runners. Wave times will be available closer to the race date.
MINIMUM PACE/CUT-OFF TIME POLICY: Please visit the NYRR Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.
ORGANIZER: The New York Road Runners (NYRR) is the organizer of the TCS New York City Marathon. For additional details on this event please click here.
CHARITABLE OBJECTIVE: The Official Charity Partners of the 2024 TCS New York City Marathon will be added to the TCS New York City Marathon website when available.
COURSE: The TCS New York City Marathon is a 26.2-mile block party through the world's most diverse city. It goes through the five boroughs of New York City: Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, The Bronx, and Staten Island.
CHECKED BAG OR POST-RACE PONCHO: Please visit the NYRR Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.
TEMPERATURE: New York City’s average temperature for early November is a low of 42 and a high of 57. Be sure to check the weather forecast before packing to make sure you are prepared.
GUARANTEED ENTRY PROCEDURE: Entry can only be confirmed when you purchase the VIP Package. There is a limit of two (2) entries per hotel room. Entries are limited and will be confirmed on a first-serve basis. Once your entry is confirmed with Marathon Tours & Travel, further instructions will be provided regarding your race entry. All runners must complete the online TCS New York City Marathon Waiver in order to participate.
ELIGIBILITY: Marathon Tours & Travel, an authorized tour operator, is required to offer travel arrangements in conjunction with guaranteed race entry. All runners must be a Seven Continents Club®️ (SCC) member; and must be 18 years or older on race day to be eligible for our guaranteed entries.
COURSE TIME LIMIT: In the interest of safety, and to allow streets and park drives to reopen as scheduled, the race course will remain open to all participants who are able to maintain a 13:45 per-mile pace (based on the time when the last runner crosses the start line).
WAIVER: Every runner must sign the online NYRR Waiver. A link will be sent to all registered runners with a guaranteed entry from Marathon Tours & Travel.
NUMBER PICKUP: You must visit the Health & Wellness Expo to pick up your bib. Details will be posted when available. Visit the NYRR Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.
DIFFICULTY: Moderate – rolling hills with potential strong head wind