Be a part of the world-famous TCS New York City Marathon excitement, run through the streets of Manhattan, and finish at the famed Marathon finish line in Central Park—without running 26.2 miles!
On TCS New York City Marathon Saturday, the Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K and USATF 5K Championships (3.1 miles) will take place for all runners who want to join in the marathon festivities. You can take a high-speed tour of midtown Manhattan en route to a spectacular finish in Central Park. Friends and family, marathoners and non-marathoners—all are welcome.
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The start corrals for this race will be on First Avenue starting at 44th Street, moving north and turning toward Second Avenue at 47th Street.
Mile 1: Start at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on 47th Street between First and Second avenues and head south. Turn right on 42nd Street and head west to Sixth Avenue and turn right just before the mile 1 marker.
Mile 2: Proceed up Sixth Avenue toward Central Park and turn right on Central Park South/59th Street. Just before the mile 2 marker, turn left into Central Park at Grand Army Plaza.
Mile 3: Proceed into the park, then turn left onto West Drive. Curve around the bottom of the park toward the TCS New York City Marathon finish line, on West Drive at 67th Street.
|Category||March 2–15||March 16– |
|NYRR Specialty Member*||$25||$30|
|NYRR Member Plus||$40||$45|
|NYRR Miler/NYRR 5K Member||$40||$45|
|NYRR 10K Member||$0||$0|
|NYRR Friend (non-members)||$45||$50|
Check back soon for dates and hours of number pickup. If you are unable to pick up your materials, a friend or family member may pick them up for you. There will be no race-day registration or number (bib) pickup.
Bag check, located at Center Road in Central Park, will be open from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. There is no bag check at the start. If you wish to check a bag, please allow additional time for bag check, security, and getting to the start.
Race-Day Central will be located at the start in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, and runners may be screened by security at the entrance to Race-Day Central.
Awards will be available to the top three men and women overall, as well as in age and gender groups as explained in this article. A list of all award winners will be posted in the results for each race.
|NYRR Member Prize Money for Men and Women|
(Determined by Gun Time)
|NYRR Team Prize Money for Men and Women|
(Determined by Net Time)
To qualify for NYRR-member prize money and time bonuses, an individual must be a member for at least six months prior to the race date, unless otherwise noted.
Athletes who have been suspended for doping by a governing body are not eligible to participate in, and should not apply for entry in, NYRR races. Extenuating circumstances may be reviewed by the NYRR Race Director.
Follow The MTA's Weekender schedule to plan your race-day transportation.
If you bike to the race, please follow our bike parking guidelines.
All race information is subject to change.
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