The 2018 TCS New York City Marathon Expo Presented by New Balance will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Halls 3B and 3E, at 11th Avenue at West 35th Street, November 1-3, 2018. Runners are required to visit the expo in person during the hours listed below to pick up their race materials. Please bring photo ID and your runner confirmation form with you.
Please plan your travel accordingly. All information is subject to change.
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Halls 3B and 3E, 11th Avenue at West 35th Street (Map)
Dates and Times
- Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (last entry for number pickup is 7:00 p.m.)
- Friday, November 2, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (last entry for number pickup is 7:00 p.m.)
- Saturday, November 3, 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.
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 companies to become a part of the excitement leading up to the world’s largest marathon on Sunday, November 4. Dates are Thursday, November 1, through Saturday, November 3.
In 2017, we expanded our footprint to halls 3B, 3D, and 3E of the Javits Center for our largest expo in race history, with over 100,000 visitors—race participants from around the world, their friends and families, health enthusiasts, and locals runners. The 2018 TCS New York City Marathon Expo Presented by New Balance will have this same footprint.
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.
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|34th Street–Hudson Yards|
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|34th Street–Herald Square|
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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)
Take the M34 crosstown to 11th Avenue; walk to West 35th Street and 11th Avenue.
Please note: Free shuttle buses will operate 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 will depart both hotels at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and will depart the Javits Center at 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
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 offers analysis, strategy, and tools for planning your run on November 4, 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 held every hour on the hour.
The NYRR Pace Team
Stop by to connect with members of the NYRR Pace Team who'll be running on November 4 to help you achieve your goal finish time (from 3:00 to 6:00) with an evenly paced effort. Find out which start corrals the team leaders will be in. 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 Training
Did you use the NYRR Virtual Training program 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.