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The Start

As race day approaches, we'll provide helpful information, maps, and timelines to ensure you have a safe and seamless experience. For detailed information, visit our Help Center. All information is subject to change.

  • View the map of the start area.
  • Read important information about Security measures.
  • Read about NYRR’s color-coded Event Alert System that will communicate start, course, and finish conditions on race day.
  • The Official Start Times are now available in the table below. Please note: All times are subject to change.
  • Runners had until July 31 to select their transportation to the start and bag-check/post-race poncho options. Runners who did not select transportation and wish to do so may select from limited options in-person at the expo. Runners who did not make a bag-check/post-race poncho selection will be assigned to the bag-check option.
  • The official start times are listed below; download a PDF of the start timeline
TimeOfficial Starts
8:30 a.m.Professional Wheelchair Division
8:52 a.m.Achilles Handcycle Category and Select Athletes with Disabilities
8:55 a.m.Foot Locker Five-Borough Challenge
9:20 a.m.Professional Women
9:50 a.m.Wave 1 (including Professional Men)
10:15 a.m.Wave 2
10:40 a.m.Wave 3
11:00 a.m.Wave 4