Application for the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon drawing opens on March 9
New York, February 24, 2022 – New York Road Runners (NYRR) today announced that the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon, taking place on November 6, will return at full capacity with 50,000 runners. The world’s largest marathon is one of the city’s most anticipated and iconic annual sporting events, attracting runners and spectators of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities from around the world.
“Every year, runners from all over the world come to New York City because there’s no better race than the New York City Marathon,” said New York City Mayor Eric Adams. “This race is the strongest proof of New York’s unrelenting spirit and determination, and we are proud to announce that, this year, we’ll be back at full capacity. With 50,000 runners competing in November, the city that never sleeps will be where champions are made.”
As part of NYRR’s commitment to health and safety, last year’s marathon had a modified field size of 25,010 finishers; the reduction was determined in partnership with city and state officials. This year’s marathon will require all runners participating to be fully vaccinated. Many event elements will be restored including bringing back on-course entertainment and activations.
“Last year’s marathon served as an uplifting and unifying moment for New York City’s recovery as well as a symbol of renewed hope, inspiration, and perseverance,” said Ted Metellus, Race Director, TCS New York City Marathon. “This November, we are excited to have runners from all over the world fully return as we come together to deliver one of the best days in New York.”
NYRR will hold a 2022 TCS New York City Marathon entry drawing in which runners can apply for a chance to gain entry. The entry drawing calendar includes the following dates:
Important Dates for Runners
If runners do not receive entry through the drawing, they can still obtain entry to the TCS New York City Marathon in the following ways:
Runners who earned guaranteed entry through the following methods need to claim their entry by the March 23 deadline:
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About New York Road Runners (NYRR)
NYRR’s mission is to help and inspire people through running. Since 1958, New York Road Runners has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization. NYRR’s commitment to New York City’s five boroughs features races, virtual races, community events, free youth running initiatives and school programs, the NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the New Balance Run Hub, and training resources that provide hundreds of thousands of people each year with the motivation, know-how, and opportunity to Run for Life. NYRR’s premier event is the TCS New York City Marathon. Held annually on the first Sunday in November, the race features a wide population of runners, from the world’s top professional athletes to a vast range of competitive, recreational, and charity runners. To learn more, visit www.nyrr.org.