The NYC Marathon 2018 guide

Get ready to run (or watch) the NYC Marathon 2018 using our guide including road closures and route information

Photograph: Filip Wolak

In November, thousands of runners hit New York pavement during the NYC Marathon 2018 that spans all five boroughs. Yeah, it’s pretty impressive. Dedicated athletes run starting on Staten Island, through Brooklyn and Queens, then travel to the Bronx before reaching the finish line at Central Park in Manhattan. And they’ll likely finish before we figure out where to get brunch in NYC that Sunday morning. Even if you’re not running in this year’s race, you can still be involved and join the action. Those runners need support, after all! Check out our guide to the TCS Marathon below which includes where to watch the race, things to do in nearby, road closures and everything else you need to know.

When is the NYC Marathon 2018?

The NYC Marathon is on Sunday, November 4, 2018. It starts in four waves at 9:50am. Read the full start timeline here

Where is the NYC Marathon 2018?

The 26.2 mile course travels through all five boroughs. The starting line is in Staten Island at the Western end of Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and participants run through Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and the Bronx before crossing the finish line in Central Park, just outside of Tavern on the Green. Take a look at the map with all the info on subway closures for the day here.

How do I register for the NYC Marathon 2018?

All the information you need to register for the race is available at tcsnycmarathon.org.

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3 comments
barry a

New York's Finest at every corner protecting and serving while cheering, encouraging us on mixed with an occasional "high five" as well. New York City is called the greatest city in the world and for good reason. 

Clair L

This is the great event in the greatest city in the world. Last year I was running my 19th NYC Marathon with a few colleagues of mine from http://dissertationwriter.org/ . As I read this splendid article (a joyous respite from this dreadful election season) I relived every twist and turn and and could feel the physical pain, exhaustion and then the ultimate exhilaration when it all ends at 67th Street and Central Park West. During my past 18 NYC Marathons I suspect that I ran past, at a minimum, 18,000,000 spectators. Perhaps double that if the 2 million spectator number is accurate. I've run through all types of neighborhoods consisting of all races, religions and nationalities. And in those 18 years, I have NEVER encountered a single hostile person or any negative incident whatsoever. Not one... Quite the contrary. The wonderful spectators, the kind volunteers handing us water and Gatorade, everyone smiling, cheering and egging us on. Add to that New York's Finest at every corner protecting and serving while cheering, encouraging us on mixed with an occasional "high five" as well. New York City is called the greatest city in the world and for good reason. The NYC Marathon is the proof of that title.

Tom T

To whom ever can rectify a wrong please help...

Please check "Allen Miller" (#69701) NYC Marathon 2016, 60 years old, Finish time 3:50:53, 8:49 min miles. Photos are not of him or of a 60 yr old man! Sold his number/bib or cheated for Boston qualifying reasons. This is so wrong in so many ways. Now a spot for the Boston is taken by a lying cheat.