TCS New York City Marathon Expo Presented by New Balance

The 2017 TCS New York City Marathon Expo Presented by New Balance will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Hall 3E, at 11th Avenue at West 35th Street, November 2-4, 2017. More detailed information will be available later in the year.

Runners are required to visit the expo in person during the hours listed below to pick up their race materials; please plan your travel accordingly. All information is subject to change.


Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Hall 3E, 11th Avenue at West 35th Street (Map)

Dates and Times

  • Thursday, November 2, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (last entry for number pickup is 7:00 p.m.)
  • Friday, November 3, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (last entry for number pickup is 7:00 p.m.)
  • Saturday, November 4, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last entry for number pickup is 5:00 p.m.)

All runners must pick up their own race number (which includes the B-timing device) and other materials at the expo; there is no proxy pickup. For details, visit the Help Center.

Vendor Opportunities

The TCS New York City Marathon Expo Presented by New Balance is the largest running exhibition in the country, and one of the top 10 health and fitness expos in the world. New York Road Runners invites your company to become a part of the excitement leading up to the world’s largest marathon on Sunday, November 5. Show dates are Thursday, November 2, through Saturday, November 4.

New for 2017, we’re expanding our footprint to halls 3B, 3D, and 3E of the Javits Center for our largest expo in race history. We anticipate over 130,000 visitors—race participants from around the world, their friends and families, health enthusiasts, and locals runners.

Getting to the Expo


The Javits Center is accessible from a number of subway lines. From these stations, visitors can walk to the Javits Center entrance at 35th Street and 11th Avenue.

Subway Lines Station Map
   34th Street–Penn Station
34th Street–Hudson Yards
   34th Street–Penn Station
    34th Street–Herald Square
    34th Street–Herald Square


Take the Midtown Ferry from New Jersey to West 39th Street. The Midtown Ferry operates from the following ports. Visit the NY Waterway site for more details.

  • Edgewater Landing
  • Port Imperial (Weehawken)
  • Lincoln Harbor (Weehawken)
  • Hoboken–14th Street
  • Newport (Jersey City)
  • Paulus Hook (Jersey City)

MTA bus

Take the M34 crosstown to 11th Avenue; walk to West 35th Street and 11th Avenue.

Free shuttle buses

In 2016, free shuttle buses operated between select hotels/transit hubs and the Javits Center from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, with service approximately every 15-20 minutes. View a map of the shuttle bus routes. In addition, free shuttle buses operated between the Javits Center and both the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge and the New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott on Friday and Saturday. The buses departed both hotels at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and departed the Javits Center at 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Information about 2017 will be posted in October.

NYRR Running Lab

Visit the NYRR Running Lab at the TCS New York City Marathon Expo Presented by New Balance and get valuable insight for running your best 26.2 ever. The lab will offer analysis, strategy, and tools for planning your run on November 5, including:

The NYRR Race Predictor

Let the NYRR Race Predictor set a pace that's perfect for you. The NYRR Race Predictor uses your average weekly mileage, peak long-run distance, training paces, and recent race times—combined with years of TCS New York City Marathon results and splits—to calculate the best strategy and goal for you.

NYRR Course Strategy

NYRR coaches will lead runners through a mile-by-mile course strategy session, including race-day tips and insights on how to manage the 26.2-mile tour through the five boroughs. Sessions will be every hour on the hour.   

The NYRR Pace Team

Stop by to connect with the dozens of members of the NYRR Pace Team who'll be running on November 5 to help you achieve your goal finish time (from 3:00 to 6:00) with an evenly paced effort. Free NYRR Pace Bands powered by Tata Consultancy Services will also be available at the NYRR Running Lab in five-minute finish-time increments from 2:30 to 6:00.

NYRR Virtual Trainer 

Did you use the NYRR Virtual Trainer or do you want to learn more about it? Check in with the NYRR coaching staff and meet your coaches in person to get last-minute advice.