Get Picked in the Drawing Between January 30 through February 13, NYRR accepted applications for the drawing, which takes place on February 26. If your name is picked, that’s certainly the easiest way to ensure you line up on Staten Island in November. But the drawing is notoriously selective.
$825,000 — 2017 NYC Marathon Prize Purse While there are some potential time bonuses that can be paid to some participants, this is the guaranteed prize money for the entire 2017 NYC Marathon field.
Watch for this year’s big run in the Big Apple to kick off on Sunday morning, November 1, 2020 beginning at 9AM with the starting line at the city’s famous Verrazono-Narrows Bridge in Staten Island. For complete TV coverage tune in to local ABC television on Channel 7 in New York City. and nationwide on ESPN and ESPN2.
Any individual who has completed 15 or more New York City Marathons , along with entrants in the previous year’s marathon who had to cancel prior to the race, are eligible for guaranteed entry. The TCS NYC Marathon also has other programs, which may change from year to year, that provide guaranteed entry.
1. Oprah Winfrey. Wearing bib No. 40 to match her age, Winfrey finished the 1994 Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC, in 4 hours, 29 minutes, and 20 seconds.
The TCS New York City Marathon entry fee is $255 . If you complete the “9 + 1 program,” which is one of the few ways to guarantee yourself a spot at the starting line, that means finishing, and paying for, nine qualifying races. When you factor in training, the experience as a whole is pricey and time consuming.
Marathon time by age and sex
The fastest overall man and woman each win $150,000. Second place for each category gets $75,000, and third takes home $40,000. The rest of the top 15 win prize money as follows: Fourth: $25,000.
How much should track and field athletes be paid ? A small number of runners make more than $80,000 per year, but the rest make much less: only half of distance runners and sprinters say they have shoe company sponsorships, and a significant proportion of those athletes report earning less than $20,000 per year.
By the numbers According to the Boston Marathon media guide, the Boston marathon has an estimated 500,000 spectators and the New York marathon has an estimated 1,000,000+ spectators. So in terms of sheer numbers there is no question you have more people cheering you on in New York .
It is the largest marathon in the world, with 53,508 finishers in 2019 and 98,247 applicants for the 2017 race.
|New York City Marathon|
|Distance||Marathon 26.219 miles (42.195 km)|
|Primary sponsor||TCS (since 2013)|
|Established||1970, 50 years ago|
|Course records||2:05:05, Geoffrey Mutai (2011) 2:22:31 Margaret Okayo (2003)|