The 2019 TCS New York City Marathon Expo Presented by New Balance takes place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Halls 3B and 3E, at 11th Avenue at West 35th Street, in the three days leading up to the TCS New York City Marathon. Runners must visit the expo in person to pick up their race materials and must bring photo ID and their runner confirmation form with them.
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. After you pick up your race materials, you can shop at the New Balance store, visit more than 130 vendors, get race-day advice at the NYRR Running Lab, check out the Runners' Wall and Celebration Wall, and more.
Please check back next year for 2020 information and details.
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Halls 3B and 3E, 11th Avenue at West 35th Street (Map)
Date and Times
- Thursday, October 31, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (last entry for number pickup is 7:00 p.m.)
- Friday, November 1, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (last entry for number pickup is 7:00 p.m.)
- Saturday, November 2, 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 a timing device) and other materials at the expo; there is no proxy pickup. For details, visit the Help Center.
Getting to the Expo
The Javits Center is accessible via several subway lines. From these stations, visitors can walk to the Javits Center entrance at 35th Street and 11th Avenue.
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.
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 race, 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 are held every hour on the hour.
NYRR Pace Team Presented by Biofreeze
Stop by to connect with members of the NYRR Pace Team Presented by Biofreeze who'll be running on November 1, 2020 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 be available at the NYRR Running Lab in five-minute finish-time increments from 2:30 to 6:00. View the locations of the pacers in the start corrals of the four waves.
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.
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 3, 2019. Dates are Thursday, October 31, through Saturday, November 2, 2019.
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 local runners.