2017: Sunday, November 5, 2017
Sunday, November 6, 2016
Point to Point
Race Day Weather
45° F (7°C)
PR Score & Course Score
PR Score: 98.35
Course Score: 98.35
2016: 51,264 Finishers
2015: 49,595 Finishers
2014: 50,564 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.
Last year 7.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 7.6% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.
This gives the New York City Marathon the 286th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 275th highest percentage in 2015.
Its Course Score of 98.35 ranks it as the 281st 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 227th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 10th fastest in New York.
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