2018: Sunday, November 4, 2018
Sunday, November 5, 2017
Point to Point
Race Day Weather
45° F (7°C)
PR Score & Course Score
PR Score: 98.35
Course Score: 98.35
2017: 50,646 Finishers
2016: 51,264 Finishers
2015: 49,595 Finishers
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The New York City Marathon route touches all five boroughs of New York City: Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Manhattan. The course unites dozens of culturally and ethnically diverse neighborhoods, crosses five bridges, and finishes in world-famous Central Park. More than two million spectators crowd the sidelines.
The New York City Marathon was the 1st largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 1st largest in 2015.
This year 8.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 7.9% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.
This gives the New York City Marathon the 284th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 171st highest percentage so far in 2017.
Its Course Score of 98.35 ranks it as the 284th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 12th fastest course in New York.
The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are within the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the New York City Marathon a PR Score of 98.35. This PR Score ranks it as the 230th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 10th fastest in New York.
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