Featured Events

NYC Marathon

The 2023 NYC Marathon is going down on Sunday, November 5th! We’ve rounded up some of the best ways you can support runners (or work on your fitness) as they run 26.2 miles through the five boroughs of NYC with pre-run events and cheer stations.

Runners themselves can take part in shakeout runs, post-run celebrations, recovery lounges, medal engravings, and giveaways for your amazing feat. Check out the map below to help you plan!

Want to attend the Grand Opening Ceremony on Friday? More on that here. Want to view the race in person? You can find the best spots to watch and cheer along the route here and tickets to the grandstand seating here.  You can even check out the TCS New York City Marathon Expo Presented by New Balance, open through Saturday. Good Luck to all our runners! 

As always, BOOKMARK this GUIDE and check back for additions and updates!

Are we missing anything that should be in this Guide? Shoot us an email!

Updated 11/4/23

 

Pop-up Events

(Shakeout runs, panels, cheer stations, parties, recovery events, medal engraving, and more!)

On Runing Point2 – Run Together
📅 Monday, October 30th- Saturday, November 4th
📍Various Locations
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Point2 is On Running’s celebration of movement and community in New York City. Three weeks of unmissable local events and one very special weekend at the historic MoMA PS1. All inspired by the unique joy of running together and one of the world’s most iconic races – New York City’s marathon.

PUMA X TeamWRK Marathon Week
📅 Wednesday, November 1st- Saturday, November 4th
📍Puma NYC Flagship, 609 Fifth Avenue
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Join PUMA x TeamWRK for a week of Marathon Activations at the PUMA NYC Flagship Store.

Runner’s World x adidas Clubhouse
📅 Thursday, November 2nd- Saturday, November 4th
📍Runner’s World x adidas Clubhouse, 7 W 57th Street
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Runner’s World is celebrating New York in a big way this year with their first-ever pop-up during marathon weekend in New York City. Located just steps away from the race route, the Runner’s World x adidas Clubhouse will be open to runners, race fans, Runner’s World members—everyone!

The Runner’s World x adidas Clubhouse will be an immersive experience where runners can hang with editors and notable runners while celebrating their love of the sport ahead of race day. You can expect an insane list of guest speakers, adidas gear testing, shake out runs and a wash closet confessional where you can tell your deepest, darkest running secrets, from inside their state-of-the-art porta-potty!

Tracksmith Marathon Weekend
📅 Thursday, November 2nd- Monday, November 6th
📍 The NYC Trackhouse, 147 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Tracksmith is hosting their race weekend celebrations from their newest Trackhouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Fleet Feet NYC Marathon Community Events
📅 Thursday, November 2nd- Monday, November 6th
📍The Shops at Columbus Circle, 10 Columbus Circle
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Join The Shops at Columbus Circle for a week full of running-focused events hosted by Fleet Feet and partners. Programming includes Run Your Way Panel presented by New Balance, Shakeout Run with Adidas, Restorative Yoga, and more!

For Us Festival NYC
📅 Friday, November 3rd, 4-10pm
📍Harlem Parish, 258 West 118th Street 
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Join Fit for Us at For Us Festival, a one-day wellness block party for the culture, filled with complimentary workouts designed to help you feel your best for the big race + support your health goals, powerful and heart-felt panels highlighting the experiences of women of color as they navigate the health system, and a celebratory moment highlighting the impact of community health leaders.

HOKA Marathon Celebration Events
📅 Thursday, November 2nd- Saturday, November 4th
📍Various Locations
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required 

Experience HOKA in NYC with exciting events leading up to the big day! Join them to meet HOKA Team Members, try out the latest HOKA products, and more!

Paragon Sports Marathon Celebration
📅 Friday, November 3rd- Tuesday, November 7th
📍Paragon Sports, 867 Broadway
🎟️ Free

Join Paragon Sports for their Marathon Celebration! Stop by for great events going on in-store including Carb Load Thursday-Saturday, 12-6pm with Asics Running pasta truck, Race Shirt Customization Thursday-Saturday 3-5pm – for the first 25 people daily on a first come-first served basis.

Beers while you shop New Balance Running, a Group Run with Paragon Running, Craft Sportswear x Tommy Rivs Friday at 6pm, Massages with vousy NYC Saturday, 2-6pm, and Bring your medal to their Medal Celebration with Brooks Running on Tuesday at 6:30pm. Don’t forget to check out their Running Sale for discounts on footwear, apparel, and accessories.

BANDIER Wash + Glow Launderette
📅 Friday November 3rd- Saturday, November 4th, 11am-6pm
📍807 Washington Street
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

People from all over come together for marathon weekend to celebrate (or run in!) the biggest running race in the world. BANDIER celebrates this New York moment by bringing it to life in a quintessentially BANDIER way: BANDIER Wash + Glow Launderette. Onsite will be a limited edition City Exclusive capsule collection, fitness activations with local instructors, snacks by Pop-Up bagels, and more.

Bandit NYC Marathon Pop-up
📅 Friday November 3rd- Monday, November 6th
📍Shopify NY, 131 Greene Street
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Bandit NYC is partnering up with Shopify to blow the doors off NYC Marathon weekend. Come through for their exclusive NYC capsule, two different breakfast runs, and one helluva post-race happy hour with medal portraits & more.

Under Armour New York City Marathon Weekend
📅 Saturday, November 4th- Sunday, November 5th
📍Various Locations
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required 

Join Under Armour for a New York City Marathon Weekend of events. Featuring a NYC Marathon Shakeout Run, Cheer Station, Mobile Bike Tour, and NYC Marathon Afterparty with Resident Runner.

Strava x TOGETHXR NYC Marathon
📅 Saturday, November 4th- Sunday, November 5th
📍Various Locations
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required 

Strava x TOGETHXR are teaming up for the gworls for the 2023 NYC Marathon weekend. Featuring a shakeout run + panel discussion and cheer station.

Shakeout Runs

Sydney Marathon x Bluestone Lane x Training Mate Shakeout Run
📅 Friday, November 3rd, 4pm
📍Bluestone Lane UES, 1085 Fith Avenue
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Join for a 4-5km run in Central Park, taking in a short portion of the New York City Marathon course around mile 24 and returning to Bluestone Lane for refreshments provided by Bluestone Lane. This session will be facilitated by Bluestone Lane & Training Mate, and is open to all groups and individuals.

BPN Athletic Club x NYC Shakeout Run
📅 Friday, November 3rd, 6-7pm
📍Pulitzer Fountain Corner of Central Park, 764 Central Park South
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Come out and join the BPN Community for an Athletic Club in collaboration with Alex Hermanson (@herms.runs). 3-mile run, free BPN x NYC World Tour shirts, and free supps. All ages and paces are welcome.

The Queens Shakeout Run, Powered by lululemon
📅 Saturday, November 4th, 8:30-11:30am
📍ANEVA, 24-09 41st Avenue, Queens
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Join TEAM WEPA NYC and the Queens Running Collective in the first-ever Queens Shakeout Run. The route will be the Queens portion of the NYC Marathon Bag check will be available upon arrival, light bites, hydration, and access to ANEVA’s recovery cold plunges, saunas, and foam rollers will be available post-shakeout.

Pruzan Running Saturday Shakeout Run
📅 Saturday, November 4th, 9am
📍Cafe Alula, 252 Franklin Street, Brooklyn
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Join Pruzan running in Greenpoint for a Team Pruzan Shakeout Run followed by coffee and bites at Cafe Alula. 3 miles at an east pace, all are welcome.

The noname Program The Shakeout
📅 Saturday, November 4th, 9:30-11am
📍 The lululemon Run HQ, 437 Broadway
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Join The noname Program and lululemon for a shakeout run during NYC marathon weekend. Bag check, hydration, and fuel are available. Led by lululemon Ambassadors Coffey, Coach Julia Lucas, and special guests.

The lululemon Run HQ will remain open until 3pm for recovery, connection, and marathon day preparation. Invite your friends and family to create a custom cheer sign, make a personalized bracelet, or receive 1:1 coaching from their world-class run Ambassadors.

The Bronx Shakeout, powered by lululemon
📅 Saturday, November 4th, 10am-12:30pm
📍Sankofa Haus, 2422 3rd Avenue, The Bronx
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Join lululemon ambassador Amy Ortiz for a marathon shake-out in The Bronx. All runners from all crews and all paces are welcome! Bag check will be provided. Hydration and Food will be first come first served, and a recovery section to prep you all for the BIG dance.

Bumble x Outdoor Voices Marathon Shakeout Run
📅 Saturday, November 4th, 10am-12pm
📍Outdoor Voices SoHo, 251 Centre Street
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Whether you’re spectating or running, get your blood pumping with us with a short, pre-run shakeout on the day before the marathon! Join Bumble after for an exclusive 25% off in-store discount, refuel with their hydration station, secure some limited edition Bumble merch, and create your marathon signs to spread kindness on race day.

Nike Running Division Shakeout Run
📅 Saturday, November 4th, 10am-1pm
📍Pier 17, 89 South Street
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required

Join Nike Running Division for a shakeout run, as they make the final preparations for 26.2. They’ll pace it out for 3 miles, starting at Pier 17. From 7 min/mile to 12+ min/mile, they’ll provide all the pacers, water stops, safe routes, and encouragement from coaches you’ll need to conquer the distance.

#TeamMilk Shakeout Run with Coach Alysha Flynn
📅 Saturday, November 4th, 11am
📍Central Park, on the corner of Warner LeRoy Place and West Drive
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required 

Whether you’re in your final day of training or looking to join a group of bad a$$ women runners, Team Milk invites you to their shakeout run hosted by running coach Alysha Flynn. Warm-Uup with a 20-minute run around Central Park to shake out those legs before the big day, get training tips first-hand from expert coach Alysha herself, and the first 50 attendees leave with a goodie bag filled with race essentials and chocolate milk.

Believe in the Run x New Balance Shakeout Run
📅 Saturday, November 4th, 11am
📍LAVAN Midtown, 641 W 42nd Street
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required 

Believe in the Run and New Balance are hosting a TCS New York City Marathon shakeout run. Join them (along with Kofuzi, Matt Choi, Carleth Keys, Tommie Runz, Charlie Watson, Ben Johnson, Alex Hermanson, and the entire #TraintoNYC Team) at LAVAN Midtown for a ~3-mile run along the West Side Highway! They’ll also have light refreshments and giveaways. Whether you’re in New York City to run the marathon, spectate, or just hang, you’re invited!

Outsiders NY x JD Sports Marathon Shakeout Run
📅 Saturday, November 4th, 11:45am-2pm
📍JD Sports, 1466 Broadway
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required 

For the third year in a row, Outsiders NY have teamed up with On Running and JD Sports to host their annual NYC Marathon Shakeout! You don’t have to be running the marathon to participate, every pace is welcome. Also, there will be a mobile bag check*, and every participant will receive shoes & gear from On and JD (while supplies last).

The run will be 2.1 miles from JD Sports Times Square to the Queensboro Bridge. Once arriving at the bridge, participants will have the option to ride the shuttles to On Running’s Point2 MoMA PS1 Party or continue the run across the bridge to the MoMA PS1. Water will be provided during the run. The shuttles will be stocked with water, beer, and hard seltzer.

Cheer Stations

Nike Running Division Cheer Zones
📅 Sunday, November 5th, 8am and 10am
📍Various Locations
🎟️ Free, RSVP

Nike Running Division will be bringing the good vibes and cheering on runners at Mile 9, 19, 20, and 21 with the help of Old Man Run Club, Goldfinger Track Club, We Run Uptown, and Boogie Down Bronx Runners. Join for music, vibes, cowbells, and more, and cheer on your favorite runners.

noname’s Last Standing Cheer Zone
📅 Sunday, November 5th, 8am-7pm
📍301 Morris Avenue, The Bronx
🎟️ Free, RSVP 

Lululemon x noname proudly presents ‘The Last Standing Cheer Zone’ – a testament to resilience. Every hour, they will be giving out free belt bags and trucker hats. Join them as your first cheer station of the day or your last.

Downtown Brooklyn NYC Marathon Mile 8 Cheering Station
📅 Sunday, November 5th, 9am-1:30pm
📍The Plaza at 300 Ashland, Brooklyn
🎟️ Free

Join Downtown Brooklyn at Mile 8 of the NYC Marathon to cheer on the fearless runners taking on the 26.2-mile challenge, with music and treats! Downtown Brooklyn cowbells will be provided for even more enthusiastic encouragement.

Also, Coffee Project NY will be serving a hot cup of brew for your morning cheer, L Train Brass Band, a modular collective of over 110 brass, reed, and percussion musicians, will make the plaza roar with their incredible range and funky repertoire, and Batalá, the all-women Afro-Brazilian percussion ensemble, brings dynamic energy and a joyful percussive experience to the plaza.

Bumble Hydration Station and Cheer Zone
📅 Sunday, November 5th, 10am-2pm
📍Fancyfree Brooklyn, 71 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn
🎟️ Free, RSVP

Bumble is partnering with FancyFree Brooklyn to host a marathon cheer and refuel zone at Mile 8. Join us to cheer on your friends and family running the marathon while staying hydrated with Bumble and FancyFree Brooklyn. Show your Bumble app to unlock exclusive marathon merch and the potential to get a free drink, while supplies last.

Free Pre/Post-Race Food & Drink and Afterparties

Ainslie Free Pasta on the Marathon Eve
📅 Saturday, November 4th
📍Ainslie, 76 Ainslie Street, Brooklyn AND Ainslie Bowery, 199 Bowery
🎟️ Free, Reservations encouraged 

Ainslie, which has locations in Williamsburg and Lower East Side will offer a complimentary pasta dish to anyone who shows their 2023 NYC Marathon race bib on Saturday, November 4th at either restaurant location.

Ainslie is the perfect place to Carbo-load with friends and family, since both locations are expansive and made for large group gatherings.

Virgin Hotels NYC Free Post-Race Drink
📅 Sunday, November 5th, 1-11pm
📍Virgin Hotels NYC, Everdene. 1227 Broadway, 3rd Floor
🎟️ Free

As the New York City marathon approaches, Virgin Hotels New York City is ready to honor all NYC racers! After weeks of dedicated training, join them at Everdene to celebrate your incredible accomplishments after you cross that finish line.

Simply bring your bib on Sunday, November 5th, and earn a well-deserved FREE Signature Everdene cocktail or Zero Proof mocktail of your choice. Enjoy NYC views from the cozy indoors or expansive outdoor terrace.

Clinton Hall Free Post-Race Beer
📅 Sunday, November 5th
📍Various Locations
🎟️ Free

Clinton Hall, the spot for delectable burgers, cornhole, craft beers, and more is celebrating the NYC Marathon at all of their NYC locations by giving away free booze!

When runners present their bib or medal at any of the Clinton Hall locations on Sunday, November 5th, they can redeem a complimentary beer. If you happen to be watching the action from Bedford Ave. in Williamsburg, make sure to swing by their rooftop beer garden on (247 Metropolitan Ave) for some brews and bites.

Pando 39 and Pando Park Free Post-Race Drink
📅 Sunday, November 5th
📍Pando 39, 54 W 39th Street AND Pando Park, 450 Park Avenue South
🎟️ Free

Celebrate your NYC Marathon success in style at Pando 39 or Pando Park. As a special treat for marathon runners, those who display their medal on Sunday, November 5th at either location will be gifted a complimentary cocktail or mocktail.

Enjoy a hard-earned drink in their cozy contemporary American bar setting, complete with artisan cocktails, all-day oyster happy hours, and a build-your-own-cocktail happy hour every weekday from 3 to 6pm. If hunger pangs, carb up on an innovative menu full of house-made pasta dry-aged steak, and more.

Pruzan Running NYC Marathon After Party
📅 Sunday, November 5th, 2pm-late
📍 Two Doors Down, 149 E Houston Street
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required 

Pruzan x Two Doors Down Present New York City Marathon After Party. Shop Limited Edition Pruzan. Enjoy music and post-run refreshments., and DJ 5pm-late. Music by Music By Numai, Smurfoudirty and Hunnybunny.

AFTER:MILES NYC Marathon After Party
📅 Sunday, November 5th, 6-10pm
📍 Harbor NYC Rooftop, 621 West 46th Street
🎟️ Ticketed

Join AFTER:MILES as run communities worldwide come together to celebrate the NYC Marathon and 20 years of the biggest run community in the world, Bridge The Gap, with drinks, vibes, DJs, free recovery, medal engraving, and more.

Pruzan Running Pizza and Monday Night Run
📅 Monday, November 6th, 6:45pm
📍 The Whitney, 99 Gansevoort Street
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required 

Join Pruzan Running for a West Side Highway Run to cap off their NYC Marathon celebrations. After the run, they’ll grab slices at Village Pizza. 3 miles, easy pace.

Recovery Events, Medal Engraving, etc.

HSS Recovery Zone at Marathon Monday
📅 Monday, November 6th, 8am-5pm
📍 West 67th Street & Central Park West
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required 

NYRR partners at the world-renowned Hospital for Special Surgery, the official hospital of the TCS New York City Marathon, will be on-site providing guided stretching and foam rolling for all runners, as well as access to Normatec boots. The HSS Recovery Zone will be located in a spacious tent outside the TCS New York City Marathon Pavilion.

Medal Monday Portraits with Nike
📅 Monday, November 6th, 12-4pm
📍 Brooklyn Running Co., 480 Bergen Street
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required 

​In partnership with Nike, come by Brooklyn Running Co. on Marathon Monday for complimentary race portraits taken by photographer Adrian Umpierrez. Bring your NYC Marathon -or any fall race- medal.

​Recover in Normatec Boots from Restore Hyper Wellness & receive a gift card for a complimentary cryotherapy session (valid only at Park Slope location of Restore Hyper Wellness).

​First 100 participants will receive a free Cheribundi Pure packet. Buy one, get one free on Cheribundi packets all afternoon. Refreshments will be provided.

Bronx Medal Monday
📅 Monday, November 6th, 1-8pm
📍 The Bronx Brewery & Empanology, East 136th Street, The Bronx
🎟️ Free, RSVP Required 

A first-ever event joining the Bronx & Yonkers running communities, supporters, friends, and family on home turf to celebrate the 2023 TCS NYC Marathon and the collective journey to 26.2. All are welcome. Drop in for any part of the day. Featuring free medal engraving, recovery treatments, professional portrait photos, giveaways & raffles, yoga sessions, community walk, all-day $6 draft beer special.

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