The Course

 

The TCS New York City Marathon course runs 26.2 miles through the five boroughs of NYC and is a model for big-city marathons around the world. On November 4, it will move you! For detailed information, visit our Help Center. All information is subject to change.

Useful Information About the Course

Bridge and Road Closures

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Staging the TCS New York City Marathon necessitates closing many streets and bridges throughout NYC on Sunday, November 4. NYRR thanks all residents and visitors for their patience and understanding as we stage the world’s largest marathon in the world’s most dynamic city. All information is subject to change.

 

Mile Route Location Rolling Street Closure Anticipated Street Reopening
Start Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge – Upper Level Midnight 3:00 p.m.
Start Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge – Lower Level Staten Island Bound 7:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.
Start Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge – Lower Level Brooklyn Bound 7:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.
1 Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge  – Midpoint Midnight 3:00 p.m.
2 Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge Exit to 92nd Street Midnight 3:00 p.m.
3A 4th Avenue and 82nd Street 7:15 a.m. 12:35 p.m.
3B 74th Street, before 6th Avenue 7:15 a.m. 12:35 p.m.
5K (Orange) 4th Avenue and 80th Street 7:15 a.m. 12:35 p.m.
5K (Blue) 4th Avenue and 80th Street 7:15 a.m. 12:35 p.m.
5K (Green) Bay Ridge Pkwy and 6th Avenue 7:15 a.m. 12:35 p.m.
4 4th Avenue and 63rd Street 7:25 a.m. 12:50 p.m.
5 4th Avenue and 43rd Street 7:25 a.m. 1:05 p.m.
6 4th Avenue and 22nd Street 7:25 a.m. 1:20 p.m.
10K (Orange) 4th Avenue and 18th Street 7:25 a.m. 1:25 p.m.
10K (Blue / Green) 4th Avenue and 18th Street 7:25 a.m. 1:25 p.m.
7 4th Avenue and 3rd Street 8:00 a.m. 1:35 p.m.
8 Flatbush Ave and Lafayette Ave 8:00 a.m. 1:50 p.m.
9 Lafayette and Classon Avenues 8:00 a.m. 2:05 p.m.
15K Bedford Avenue and Kosciuszko Street 8:00 a.m. 2:10 p.m.
10 Bedford Avenue between Wallabout Street and Lynch Street 7:35 a.m. 2:20 p.m.
11 Bedford Avenue and South 3rd Street 7:35 a.m. 2:35 p.m.
12 Manhattan Avenue past Bedford Avenue 7:45 a.m. 2:50 p.m.
20K Manhattan Avenue before Greenpoint Avenue 7:45 a.m. 2:55 p.m.
13 McGuiness Boulevard, approaching Pulaski Bridge 8:00 a.m. 3:15 p.m.
13.1 McGuiness Boulevard, approaching Pulaski Bridge 8:00 a.m. 3:15 p.m.
14 10th Street and 44th Drive 8:30 a.m. 3:29 p.m.
15 Queensboro Bridge lower level – Queens side 7:00 a.m. 3:15 PM – 3:45 p.m.
25K Queensboro Bridge lower level – midspan 7:00 a.m. 3:15 PM – 3:45 p.m.
16 Queensboro Bridge – lower level Manhattan side 7:00 a.m. 3:15 PM – 3:45 p.m.
17 1st Avenue and 77th Street 8:45 a.m. 4:17 p.m.
18 1st Avenue and 97th Street 8:45 a.m. 4:33 p.m.
30K 1st Avenue between 109th and 110th Streets 8:45 a.m. 4:42 p.m.
19 1st Avenue and 117th Street 8:45 a.m. 4:49 p.m.
Willis Avenue Bridge 8:45 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
20 135th Street just west of Willis Avenue 8:30 a.m. 5:05 p.m.
Madison Avenue Bridge 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
21 Madison Avenue Bridge and West 138th Street 8:30 a.m. 5:20 p.m.
35K 5th Avenue and 125th Street 9:00 a.m. 5:32 p.m.
22 Mt. Morris Parkway and 122nd Street 9:00 a.m. 5:37 p.m.
23 5th Avenue and 103rd Street 9:00 a.m. 5:53 p.m.
24 Central Park East Drive and 84th Street CLOSED CLOSED
40K Central Park East Drive and 68th Street CLOSED CLOSED
25 Central Park East Drive and 65th Street CLOSED CLOSED
Central Park South
(59th Street from 5th Avenue to Columbus Circle)
9:00 a.m. 6:15 p.m.
26 Central Park West Drive and 62nd Street CLOSED CLOSED
Finish Central Park West Drive and 67th Street CLOSED CLOSED

Note: NO buses will be allowed to cross 5th Avenue during the race.

Central Park Transverse Roads Closes Opens
96th St. Transverse Rd

9:00 a.m.

7:00 p.m.

86th St. Transverse Rd

Open

Open.

79th St Transverse Rd

9:00 a.m.

7:00 p.m.

65th St. Transverse Rd

Buses only

7:00 p.m.

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Source: The Course | TCS New York City Marathon