TCS New York City Marathon 2024

3 November 2024
  • Marathon

TCS New York City Marathon 2024

Starting out in 1970, the New York City Marathon has evolved from a local road race held entirely in Central Park to what is now the world’s largest marathon with a course that runs 26.2 miles through the five boroughs of New York City. Demand for places is high.

Marathon Tours & Travel offer 3, 4 or 5-night packages staying at deluxe accommodation, located within the course limits and the heart of Manhattan. Perfectly curated packages cater for runners and supporters alike. As part of our expertly created packages, we include invitations for you to take part in activities such as welcome reception, escorted race number pick up, warm up runs, pre-race dinner, post-race celebrations and the Marathon Tours & Travel team on hand for guidance and support to help make your trip a fun, enjoyable and successful time.

You too can experience how it feels to run the TCS New York City Marathon and earn a star with the Abbott World Marathon Majors with Marathon Tours & Travel’s help!

Unfortunately, we cannot sell race entry to full time residents of USA.

If you reside in North America please contact our USA office to book.

If you reside in Australia please contact our Australian office to book.

If you reside in China please contact our China office to book.

Join our waitlist so we can keep you informed.


Meals Included

Meals Included

Boxed breakfast on race morning and pre-race dinner



Guidance and support from our team



Transportation from hotel to start village

Trip Extension

Trip Extension

Extra nights available on request



Centrally located accommodation close to race finish



Guaranteed entry without the need to enter a lottery

Celebration Party

Celebration Party

Post-race celebration get together



Shakeout run and welcome reception

Worldwide Events

Worldwide Events

Official International Travel Partner for TCS New York City Marathon

Medal Bling

Medal Bling

Abbott World Marathon Major

Travel Package Information

  • Itinerary

  • Packages & Rates

    • Due to high demand our 2024 pre-registration has now closed to new applications! Please join our notification list so we can keep you informed.

      Guaranteed TCS New York City Marathon Entry 

      We are pleased to offer you guaranteed entry for the 2024 TCS New York City Marathon. You can buy the entry from Marathon Tours & Travel if you also buy the accommodation package from us.

      *Note : we are unable to sell race entries to residents of the United States* US residents, who are members of our Seven Continents Club® can book directly with our US office.


      Marathon Tours & Travel TCS New York City Marathon Package Includes:

      • minimum 4 nights accommodation close to race to finish
      • Hotel taxes
      • Welcome reception
      • Shake-out run from hotel
      • Pre-race pasta dinner with guest speaker (Saturday)
      • Breakfast box for runners (race morning)
      • Transportation from hotel to race start
      • Post-race celebration get-together (Sunday)
      • Guidance and support from Marathon Tours & Travel team in New York



  • Hotels

    • Sheraton New York Times Square - TBC for 2024

      You can’t find a better location than the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel! It is ideally located less than one mile from the marathon finish on 7th Avenue in midtown Manhattan. Walk out the door to the excitement of Central Park, Broadway theaters, the finest restaurants and bars, world-class shopping, and so much more.

      You will find in-room internet in the newly-redesigned Traditional Rooms that are tastefully decorated with rich and soothing shades of brown throughout. The Hudson Market offers daily buffet breakfast and the Bistro is open daily from 5:00 AM – 10:00 PM serving the best burgers in town.

      The Sheraton also offers a fully equipped health club (open from 5:00 AM – 11:00 PM daily), business center, multilingual staff,100% non-smoking rooms and facilities, Lobby Theater Desk as well as a Concierge Desk.

  • Event Information

    • Please note the information below relates to 2023 and is subject to change to change for 2024.

      Enter the TCS New York City Marathon with Marathon Tours & Travel

      The TCS New York City Marathon starts in Staten Island. We will take you there by private coach from our hotel and then ferry to Staten Island. After running 26.2 miles you are close enough to walk back to your hotel. No fuss. No stress.

      RACE DATE:  Sunday 3rd November, 2024

      RACE TIME:  There are four wave starts for runners, preceded by professional wheelchair athletes, hand-cycles, and professional elite runners.  Wave times will be available closer to the race date.

      MINIMUM PACE/CUT-OFF TIME POLICY: Please visit the NYRR Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

      ORGANIZER: The New York Road Runners (NYRR) is the organizer of the TCS New York City Marathon.  For additional details on this event please click here.

      CHARITABLE OBJECTIVE: The Official Charity Partners of the 2024 TCS New York City Marathon will be added to the TCS New York City Marathon website when available.

      COURSE: The TCS New York City Marathon is a 26.2-mile block party through the world’s most diverse city.  It goes through the five boroughs of New York City: Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, The Bronx, and Staten Island.

      CHECKED BAG OR POST-RACE PONCHO:  Please visit the NYRR Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

      TEMPERATURE: New York City’s average temperature for early November is a low of 42 and a high of 57.  Be sure to check the weather forecast before packing to make sure you are prepared.

      GUARANTEED ENTRY PROCEDURE: Entry can only be confirmed when you purchase the Marathon Tours & Travel Package.  There is a limit of two (2) entries per hotel room.  Entries are limited and will be confirmed on a first-serve basis.  Once your entry is confirmed with Marathon Tours & Travel, further instructions will be provided regarding your race entry.  All runners must complete the online TCS New York City Marathon Waiver in order to participate.

      ELIGIBILITY: Marathon Tours & Travel, an authorised tour operator, is required to offer travel arrangements in conjunction with guaranteed race entry. All runners must be 18 years or older on race day to be eligible for our guaranteed entries.

      COURSE TIME LIMIT: In the interest of safety, and to allow streets and park drives to reopen as scheduled, the race course will remain open to all participants who are able to maintain a 13:45 per-mile pace (based on the time when the last runner crosses the start line).

      Sweep buses follow the marathon route at a 6 1/2-hour marathon pace (about 15 minutes/mile) after the final wave start. These buses will transport any entrant who wishes to drop out to the post-finish area.

      After the sweep buses pass, the city streets reopen to traffic. Cross-street protection, medical assistance, aid stations, and other services are no longer available. Runners on the course should move onto the sidewalks. The finish-line scoring stays in place until 7:30 p.m.

      WAIVER: Every runner must sign the online NYRR Waiver.  A link will be sent to all registered runners with a guaranteed entry from Marathon Tours & Travel.

      NUMBER PICKUP: You must visit the Health & Wellness Expo to pick up your bib.  Details will be posted when available.  Visit the NYRR Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

      DIFFICULTY: Moderate – rolling hills with potential strong head wind

  • Registration & Booking

    • Conditions of Sale

      Please note we cannot sell race entry without accommodation package. Race entry is not refundable.

      If you wish to make any changes to your reservations administration and/or service fees might apply. For our general T&C’s please see here.

      How to Book during the pre-booking before package release stage

      To pre-register, click on the book now button, ensuring that you select the correct number of runners. Please read all the important information. If you have any questions please contact us .

      How to Book after package options are released.

      Our team will contact you, advise packages choices with prices and invite you to booking a specific package. At this stage you will need select the correct number of rooms and types for all members in your party plus all the required extras. When you book, we will require a further deposit.


      When you confirm your booking, we will take a deposit payment. Subsequent payments are taken automatically.

      Travel advice

      Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for USA’s current entry restrictions and requirements. Advice for the UK is available here – USA travel advice


      We strongly recommend travellers to take out comprehensive travel insurance with sufficient healthcare cover, including cover for existing medical conditions and any activities you plan to do.

      Guaranteed Race Entry

      We are pleased to offer you guaranteed entry for the TCS New York City Marathon. You can buy the entry at an additional cost if you also buy the accommodation package with us. Please note we cannot sell race entry without accommodation package and we cannot sell to residents of USA.

      Race & Safety Rules

      All race rules need to be followed.

      Starting Pens and Bib Numbers

      Although we are licensed to sell official entries for the TCS New York City Marathon 2023, we have no influence over the allocation of starting times and bib numbers.

      Closer to the event we will send you a link which will allow you to complete the registration process for the TCS New York City Marathon 2023. Once you have finalised the registration process, the race organisers will allocate you a starting time and bib based on the information provided.

      Credit card

      All hotels in New York need a credit card imprint upon check in where a value is held and released when you check out. Any incidentals such as room service or chargeable extras to the room would be deducted.

      Security Policy

      Marathon Tours & Travel’s security policy requires that anyone staying in our room block must be registered as part of our package.  If a registered client attempts to house a non-registered guest and /or invite them to attend any of our scheduled activities, the registered guest’s tour package will be forfeited and parties may be denied access to future tours. Please note that no exceptions will be made as this policy will be strictly enforced.

  • New York Destination Guide

    • Get ready to race in one of the most iconic cities in the world! If you think of busy cities, you can’t not think of New York and the Big Apple has plenty to offer visitors both before and after their race. Read our New York destination guide.