NYC Marathon Applications are open

12/02/2013 - 17:55

Applications for the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon are available on the new TCS New York City Marathon website,

The runner application window will remain open through March 18 for the more than 100,000 runners expected to apply. The 2014 TCS New York City Marathon will take place on Sunday, November 2, with its new title sponsor, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

“Fresh off an inspiring 2013 race, we’re excited to welcome runners, volunteers, and our new premier partner and title sponsor, TCS, to the 2014 Marathon,” said Mary Wittenberg, president and CEO of New York Road Runners. “The stories of the marathon illustrate that with training, dedication, and a lot of inspiration, the seemingly impossible is possible on New York City’s streets of dreams.”

In addition to the launch of the new website, NYRR is releasing new social media accounts and hashtags for runners, volunteers, and fans looking to share their excitement and stories for the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon. Runners and fans are encouraged to tag Instagram and Twitter posts with #tcsnycmarathon and to visit the Twitter and Instagram handles, @nycmarathon, and Facebook page—TCS New York City Marathon – which has been updated with information on the 2014 race.

For more information and to sign up for the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon, visit

About the TCS New York City Marathon
The TCS New York City Marathon is the most popular and inclusive marathon in the world, attracting the world’s top professional athletes and a vast range of recreational runners. The race began in 1970 with just 127 entrants racing four laps of Central Park. Today, more than 50,000 entrants from around the world run through New York City’s five boroughs, starting on Staten Island at the foot of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and finishing in Central Park. Participants include Olympians, top age-group competitors, and many thousands who run for charity and to achieve their own personal goals. Millions of fans cheer the runners from the streets and watch the global television broadcast. The race is part of the World Marathon Majors, an alliance of the world’s six biggest marathons that determines each year’s top male and top female marathoner. The TCS New York City Marathon is the premier event of New York Road Runners, the world’s foremost community running organization, whose mission is to help and inspire people through running.

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