2017 TCS New York City Marathon Stories

Each of the 50,000 runners,  12,000 race-week volunteers, and 200 New York Road Runners staff has been moved by the TCS New York City Marathon in a unique way. 

Pro Race Recap: And the Winners Are...

Olympic medalist and NYRR Team for Kids Ambassador Shalane Flanagan becomes first woman to win the race in 40 years. 

Making a Difference Through 26.2

Thousands of charity runners had plenty of extra motivation to get them through the race.

How a New Side of the Sport #MovedMe

On race day, I got a behind-the-scenes look at the professional women's wheelchair race. 

Final Finishers Get Rock-Star Treatment

Learn why TCS New York City Marathon Race Director Peter Ciaccia relishes this race-day tradition.

Challenging Disability One Dollar at a Time

The Ryan's Run team is leveraging the reach of local TV to raise money for those living with disabilities.

All the Ways It Moved You

Relive a day that was physically and emotionally transformative for more than 50,000 finishers.

Teaching Volunteerism to 1,400 Visitors

The J-1 Exchange Visitors Programs lets people from around the world learn new skills.

Michael Wardian's Running Adventures

He ran more than 50 races, including 16 marathons, in 2017 before taking on the TCS New York City Marathon.

Feet on the Ground, Eyes on the Future

This NYRR program is propelling young women to the starting line of the TCS New York City Marathon. 

26.2 Miles in the Face of PTSD

Training to run a marathon is as much a physical experience as it is an emotional journey. 

Youth Inspire All Week Long

More than 3,000 students ages 2–18 took part in events throughout race week and on race day.

How a Fresh Perspective #MovedMe

"This year, I wanted to try something different and asked my friends in volunteer operations for an assignment." 

They're Medalists in Other Sports

These 2017 TCS New York City Marathon participants have funneled their skills from other sports into training for 26.2.

Prince Royce Talks Touring and Training

"I've become such a stronger human being," said the Latin singer-songwriter at a TCS New York City Marathon meet and greet.

These Runners Trained Through Hurricanes

Runners in Florida and Puerto Rico have continued their training despite devastation to the areas that surround their homes.


Meb Marathon Moment Mondays

As the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon will mark Meb Keflezighi's 26th and final marathon, we look back at his previous runs through the five boroughs. 

Team for Kids Member Spotlight

Each week, we highlight a unique NYRR Team for Kids member who's running the TCS New York City Marathon and talk training runs, race-day rituals, and recovery. 


Videos: It Will Move You

Daniel Humm

Getting his staff excited about running moved the chef and restaurateur to take on the TCS New York City Marathon.

Shalane Flanagan

Pushing limits moved the professional distance runner to race the TCS New York City Marathon.

Camille Ake

Starting a conversation around mental health moved the NYU student to run on the TCS New York City Marathon.