About the Race

The New York City Marathon has grown from a Central Park race with 55 finishers to the world's biggest and most popular marathon, with nearly 50,000 finishers in 2015. Read about the race's 45-year history; you'll also find stories from many angles and great photo galleries from the 2015 race. For everything you need to know about the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon, visit the Help Center.


The 2017 TCS New York City Marathon will take place on Sunday, November 5, 2017. Visit our Help Center for answers to frequently asked questions, and check back frequently for updates.