NYC Marathon 2017 timeline

ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES

  • Monday, February 6, 2017: 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 24, 2017
  • Friday, April 28, 2017: Drawing conducted for Handcycle Athletes; Handcycle Athletes selected will receive email invitations to officially register online.
  • Monday, May 1, 2017: Invitations to register online at NYRR.org will be sent to Ambulatory and Pushrim athletes by email.
  • Monday, June 5, 2017: All online registrations must be complete.

GUIDES

  • Saturday, July 1, 2017: Guide Applications Go Live on the Achilles International Website under the volunteer tab.
  • Monday, July 24, 2017: Guide Applications Close on Achilles International Website.

RACE DAY VOLUNTEERS

These are Start Village / Reunion area helpers who do NOT need photo ID's.

  • Wednesday, July 20, 2017: NYRR Volunteer Website opens.
  • Wednesday, August 31, 2017: NYRR Volunteer Website closes.

ACHILLES STAFF & VIVs (Very Important Volunteers)

Photo ID's ARE required because these folks have specific assignments on race day such as driving vehicles, handling equipment, and managing people.

  • Friday, September 1, 2017: NYRR Registration opens.
  • Friday, September 29, 2017: 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.