The 2018 NYC Marathon runs through Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx and Manhattan to the finish line in Central Park on Sunday, November 4, 2018 from 8:30 am until the last runner finishes. $255 – $358. Watching is FREE
The entire race is one big New York party. Family and friends line the streets waiting for their runners to come by. The roar of cheers is constant. There’s nothing else like it in the world. It’s great fun.
NYC Marathon 2018
The race famously runs through all five New York City boroughs.
As is necessary for the times we live in, there will be plenty of security. Let’s support the NYPD for the great job they do.
People come from all over the world to run in the NYC Marathon.
Look for this year’s professional runners who have a Latin heritage:
Juan Luis Barrios (Mexico)
Beverly Ramos (Puerto Rico)
The race starts in Staten Island on the Verrazzano Bridge approach.
- 8:30 am: Professional Wheelchair Division
- 8:52am: Achilles Handcycle Category and Select Athletes with Disabilities
- 8:55 am: Foot Locker Five-Borough Challenge
- 9:20 am: Professional Women
- 9:50 am: Professional Men and Wave 1
- 10:15 am: Wave 2
- 10:40 am: Wave 3
- 11 am: Wave 4
The race finishes in Central Park.
The course records are:
- Men: Geoffrey Mutai ran 2:05:05 in 2011
- Women: Margaret Okayo ran 2:22:31 in 2003
The NYC Marathon is produced by the New York Road Runners club.
In true New York style, it is the world’s biggest marathon. Nearly 100,000 runners applied for the 2017 race. Over 50,000 finished in 2016.
It is one of the top U.S. American marathons. Boston and Chicago round out the big three.
A Marathon is 26.219 miles (42.195 km).
The NYC Marathon has been run every year since 1970, except for 2012 when it was cancelled for Hurricane Sandy.
The race is on the first Sunday in November.
For more information, visit www.nyrr.org