The TCS New York City Marathon start is spectacular! Check out helpful information, maps, and timelines to ensure you have a safe and seamless race start experience. Please note that all information is subject to change.
The 2019 TCS New York City Marathon will have four wave starts for runners, preceded by starts for professional wheelchair athletes, handcycles, and some professional athletes. A detailed 2019 wave start timeline will be available closer to race day.
|8:30 a.m.||Men's professional Wheelchair Division (women at 8:32 a.m.)|
|8:52 a.m.||Fast Handcycle Category/Slow Handcycle & Select Ambulatory Athletes with Disabilities|
|8:55 a.m.||Foot Locker Five-Borough Challenge|
|9:10 a.m.||Professional Women|
|9:40 a.m.||Wave 1 (including Professional Men)|
|10:10 a.m.||Wave 2|
|10:35 a.m.||Wave 3|
|11:00 a.m.||Wave 4|
- Start area map.
- Security measures
- Rules of Competition for NYRR races.
- NYRR’s color-coded Event Alert System for race-day conditions
- Information about transportation to the start
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