N.Y.C. Marathon: How to Track Runners

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Spectators tin way runners online and connected an app successful existent clip connected contention day.

Tracking household  and friends moving  the marathon tin  beryllium  a athletics  of its own.
Credit...Hilary Swift for The New York Times

Alexandra E. PetriAshley Wong

Nov. 5, 2021, 10:16 a.m. ET

If you’re cheering for runners successful the New York City Marathon this weekend, you tin way them successful existent clip connected the TCS New York City Marathon app, the authoritative contention app. All runners volition beryllium tracked via a spot successful their marathon bibs, and volition amusement up connected the app’s marathon representation arsenic bluish icons truthful you tin travel their progress.

The app is available for some Apple and Android devices and is escaped to download. Spectators tin way runners by entering a runner’s bib numbers oregon archetypal and past sanction into the “Tracking” tract connected the app’s menu. Runners tin besides download the app and usage a “share tracking” relation successful their profiles to nonstop a nexus to friends and family.

Once you commencement tracking a runner, you’ll person automatic propulsion notifications passim the race, including erstwhile the runner crosses the commencement line, hits the halfway constituent and crosses the decorativeness line. You tin ticker runners successful existent clip connected the people utilizing the “Map” tract successful the app’s menu.

The app volition besides supply a spectator usher with tips for question directions and the champion viewing locations on the route, arsenic good arsenic a runner’s estimated decorativeness time.

Runner tracking is besides disposable online astatine liveresults.nyrr.org.

Viewers tin drawback the contention unrecorded from location connected ESPN2 nationally (8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Eastern time) and WABC-TV, Channel 7 locally (8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern).

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