About TCS New York City Marathon
The 50th running of the TCS New York City Marathon is set for November 7, 2021. The TCS New York City Marathon is the largest marathon in the world and the signature event of New York Road Runners (NYRR), the world’s premier community running the organization.
The race is held annually on the first Sunday of November and this year will include 33,000 runners, from the world’s top professional athletes to runners of all ages and abilities, including charity runners. Participants tour the diverse neighborhoods of New York City’s five boroughs- Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Manhattan.
More than one million spectators and 10,000 volunteers line the city’s streets in support of the runners, while millions more watch the globally televised broadcast.
A half-century of history is just the start. Watch the TCS New York City Marathon 2021 live and on-demand on Hesgoal TV on November 7. Local coverage begins at 7:00 a.m.
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The race is a founding member of the Abbott World Marathon Majors, which features the world’s top marathons- Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago, and New York. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT service, consulting, and business solutions organization, is the premier partner of NYRR and the title sponsor of the TCS New York City Marathon.
Five-time Olympian Bernard Lagat and Olympic medalist and American record-holder Deena Kastor will join fellow Olympian Carrie Tollefson as part of the broadcast team for the 50th running of the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 7, which will be aired live on ABC7/WABC-TV in the New York City area and on ESPN2 nationwide. WABC-TV and ESPN have been home to the award-winning broadcast of the world’s largest marathon since 2013.
Watch TCS New York City Marathon 2021, Wherever You Are!
The first Sunday in November finds New York City at its best, as fans in the five boroughs and around the world cheer on the runners of the TCS New York City Marathon 2021. There are many ways for marathoners, friends, family, and fans all over the world to tune in to the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon. On race day, watch the TCS New York City Marathon live on TV, computer, tablet, or phone.
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Watch 2021 TCS New York City Marathon Globally
International viewers can watch the broadcast from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EST via a variety of global broadcast partners including the following:
- Brazil: ESPN Brazil
- China: SMG Sports
- Europe: Eurosport
- France: L’Equipe
- India: Eurosport
- Italy: RAI
- Japan: TV Asahi
- Mexico: Sky Mexico
- Netherlands: NOSr
- New Zealand: Sky
- South Africa: SuperSport
- South America: ESPN International
- Southeast Asia: Eurosport
- Spain: TVE: Tv3
Watch the broadcast live on race day on WABC-TV, Channel 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST. Pre-race coverage from Fort Wadsworth begins at 7:00 a.m. EST. Live streaming is available here.
Watch live coverage from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EST on ESPN2 and via the ESPN App on smartphones, tablets, and connected streaming devices and ESPN.com on computers for those who have video subscriptions from affiliated pay-TV providers. Pre-race and continuing coverage will also be streamed live nationally on ESPN3 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
At the Finish
The race finishes at 67th Street on West Drive. Spectators can access the final approach to the finish in two ways:
Grandstand Seating: Tickets are required. On race day, purchase tickets at the West 63rd Street entrance to Central Park.
Standing Spectator Area: Located inside Central Park from Columbus Circle to the south end of the grandstands, approximately 500 feet before the finish. NYPD, NYRR, and the NYC Parks Department may limit access at times, based on capacity. No chairs or seats are provided or allowed. There is no spectator access north of the grandstands in Central Park.
“See Something, Say Something”: Safety and security are everyone’s responsibility. If you see something or someone suspicious, notify a law enforcement officer or race official, or call 866.705.6626.
No-Drone Zone: Drones, photo-copters, and unmanned flying devices are illegal in New York City, and are not permitted anywhere at the TCS New York City Marathon. If you see one on or before race day, report it to a law enforcement officer or race official, or call 866.705.6626.
Unauthorized Participants: Individuals not officially registered for the race may not join the race or accompany any participant in the race. Any person without an official race bib will be directed to leave the course immediately. Bicycles, skateboards, and other unauthorized vehicles are not permitted on the course.