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NYC Marathon Applications Close on 2-15

2015 TCS New York City Marathon Runner Application Closes Sunday, February 15

 

Entry
applications are being accepted via the TCS New York City Marathon
website, tcsnycmarathon.org, through Sunday, February 15

 

The 45th running of the iconic five-borough race will take place on Sunday, November 1, 2015

 

New York, February 12, 2015‰ÛÓThe
application for entry to the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon
will close on Sunday, February 15, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Those who wish to
apply should visit the TCS New York City Marathon website,
tcsnycmarathon.org. The race, which is the premier event of New York
Road Runners and the largest marathon in the world, will
take place on Sunday, November 1.

 

Runners
who earned guaranteed entry can claim their spot during the month-long
application window. Information regarding guaranteed entry is available
online at
tcsnycmarathon.org.

 

Non-guaranteed entry is gained through a drawing that brings together runners of all skill levels from around the world.
The non-guaranteed applicant drawing will be
held on March 3, 2015. The non-guaranteed entry process helps preserve
the unparalleled diversity of the race and will include three
simultaneous drawings covering ‰ÛÏNYC-metro area‰Û applicants
(i.e., residents in and within 60 miles of New York City), ‰ÛÏNational‰Û
applicants (i.e., United States residents outside of the NYC-metro area)
and ‰ÛÏInternational‰Û applicants (i.e., non‰ÛÒUnited States residents,
including Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories).

 

Runners
can also receive a guaranteed spot in the race by running for NYRR‰Ûªs
Team for Kids. Team for Kids is a committed group of adult runners from
around the world who
add meaning to their miles by raising funds for NYRR‰Ûªs Youth and
Community Services programs. More than 200,000 students are served
locally and nationally through NYRR‰Ûªs free youth running programs,
events, and resources, including more than 120,000 in New
York City‰Ûªs five boroughs. During the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon,
the Team for Kids charity was led by Team for Kids Ambassador and tennis
star Caroline Wozniacki, who, in her first-ever marathon, supported and
raised funds for the charity running team.
Information on guaranteed entry through NYRR‰Ûªs Team for Kids is
available online at
runwithtfk.org.

 

The
2015 TCS New York City Marathon will feature the world‰Ûªs top
professional athletes and a vast range of competitive, recreational, and
charity runners, as
well as thousands of volunteers and more than one million neighbors and
guests lining the streets of New York City‰Ûªs five boroughs. The race
will once again air live in New York on ABC7 and nationally on ESPN2.

 

For more information about the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon, and to apply, visit
tcsnycmarathon.org.

 

About the TCS New York City Marathon

The
TCS New York City Marathon is the premier event of New York Road
Runners (NYRR) and the largest marathon in the world. Held annually
on the first Sunday in November, the race features the world‰Ûªs top
professional athletes and a vast range of competitive, recreational
,
and charity runners. The race began in 1970 with just 127 entrants
running four laps around Central Park, and expanded citywide in 1976. In
2014, a record 50,530 runners from 130 countries toured New York City‰Ûªs
five boroughs, starting on Staten Island at
the foot of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and running through the
neighborhoods of Brooklyn, Queens
,
and the Bronx, before ending in Manhattan at the iconic Central Park
finish line. More than one million spectators line the city streets to
cheer on the runners, while millions more watch the live television
broadcast in the United States and around the world. The
race is part of the Abbott World Marathon Majors, a series featuring
the world‰Ûªs top marathons‰ÛÓTokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago, and
New York‰ÛÓand crowning the top professional male and female marathoners
of the series. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS),
a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions
organization, is the premier partner of NYRR and the title sponsor of
the TCS New York City Marathon. To learn more, visit
www.tcsnycmarathon.com.

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