Confirmation forms for the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon are available in My NYRR. Please note: Bib assignments are final and cannot be changed.

TCS New York City Marathon Expo Presented by New Balance

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 must 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.

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 picking up your race materials, enjoy shopping at the New Balance store and visiting more than 130 vendors. 


Location

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.


Getting to the Expo

Subway

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.

Subway Lines Station Map
   34th Street–Penn Station
34th Street–Hudson Yards
   34th Street–Penn Station
    34th Street–Herald Square
    34th Street–Herald Square

Ferry

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)

MTA Bus

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 the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge on Friday and Saturday. The buses will depart the hotel 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.   

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 4 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 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.

 

Vendor Opportunities

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.

Learn more about exhibitor opportunities for 2018, and download our Expression of Interest form. Please reach out to us with any questions at [email protected]