NYC Marathon 2018 timeline
ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES
If you want to be part of Team Achilles, complete our paper application and send it in asap thereafter.
- Monday, January 15, 2018: Download and print this paper application. Complete it, submit to your chapter/program leader for approval, and make sure it is received by Eleanor Cox if you reside in the United States; and by Gerle Shagdar if you reside outside the United States. Deadline for receipt: Monday, April 23, 2018
- Friday, April 27, 2018: Drawing conducted for Handcycle Athletes; Handcycle Athletes will receive notice of status as soon as possible thereafter.
- UPDATE: During May 2018: Invitations to register online at NYRR.org will be sent to all Ambulatory, Handcycle and Pushrim athletes by email.
- Wednesday, June 27, 2018: All registrations must be complete.
- Sunday, July 1, 2018: Guide Applications Go Live on the Achilles International Website under the volunteer tab.
- Tuesday, July 31, 2018: Guide Applications Close on Achilles International Website.
RACE DAY VOLUNTEERS
These are Start Village / Reunion area helpers
- Wednesday, July 18, 2018: NYRR Volunteer Website opens.
- Wednesday, August 29, 2018: NYRR Volunteer Website closes.
ACHILLES STAFF & VIVs (Very Important Volunteers)
These folks have specific assignments on race day such as driving vehicles, handling equipment, and managing people.
- Monday, September 3, 2018: NYRR Registration opens.
- Monday, October 1, 2018: NYRR Registration closes.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday before Marathon Sunday is when Volunteers, Guides and Athletes obtain credentials and racing materials at the Jacob Javits Center and the Achilles office.