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The NYC Marathon 2022 guide

Get ready to run the NYC Marathon 2022!

Shaye Weaver
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Shaye Weaver

NYC’s biggest running event is back with the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon, which will see thousands of runners from all over the world compete in a 26.2-mile race that spans all five boroughs. It’s impressive, to say the least! Even if you’re not running in the event, turning out to cheer on the athletes is time well spent.

Below, we've answered your most pressing questions about the TCS NYC Marathon so you can plan accordingly:

When is the NYC Marathon 2022?

The NYC Marathon will happen on Sunday, November 6.

What time does the NYC marathon start?


Where is the NYC Marathon 2022?

It runs 26.2 miles from Staten Island to Central Park in Manhattan. Check out the exact route here.

How do I register for the NYC Marathon 2022?

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

The application for entry opened on March 9 and closed on March 23. You would have been notified if able to join the race by March 30. 

What are the COVID-19 safety precautions being taken this year?

All runners will have to be fully vaccinated to participate in the event. All NYRR staff will be practicing social distancing and wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment.

You can read more about the safety precautions here.

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