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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

The 2022 TCS New York City Marathon is back in person this year and, to the relief and excitement of the world's runners, it will take place at full capacity. Expect a total of 50,000 folks to be participating. Woohoo!

In 2020, the race was completely cancelled (it actually "went virtual") and, last year, the organizers were forced to reduce the field size to 25,010. It's safe to say that everyone is pumped about this year's event.

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.

Where is the NYC Marathon 2022?

It starts on Staten Island and finishes in Central Park in Manhattan.

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 will open on March 9 and close on March 23. You'll be notified by March 30 whether you'll be able to join the race. 

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

All runners will have to be fully vaccinated to participate in the event but no details have yet been released about masking requirements. 

You can read more about the safety precautions here.

NYC Marathon 2022

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