The New York City Marathon 2020

New York City Marathon

30th October - 2nd November 2020 |
Location: New York

Distance: Marathon (26.2 miles)

Grading: 4

Registration opening: Entries open!

Registration fee: Deposit £665  > Find out more!

Minimum sponsorship: £650

Walk the Walk in the city that never sleeps...

The New York City Marathon is where it all started for Walk the Walk back in 1996 and we have been back every year since... it’s amazing and still very much a favourite; we can promise you an experience that you will never forget!

The ferry to the Start Line is a real treat; the amazing back-drop of New York is just breathtaking... what a way to start a marathon! We Power Walk the 26.2 miles through all 5 boroughs from Staten Island across to Brooklyn, then onto Queens, the Bronx and Manhattan. You see it all... from the iconic beauty of the Statue of Liberty to crossing the Finish Line in the famous Central Park! 

This Marathon is classed as the greatest of them all... so come and conquer it with us in 2020! 

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An experience that should be on everyone's bucket list! Raising money for such a wonderful cause makes it all the more special- Fiona

Take a bite out of the Big Apple with us...

Join the Walk the Walk Team on the NYC Marathon's 50th birthday and take on this amazing Challenge in a city full of vibrancy and culture; you may even be able to squeeze in a bit of Christmas shopping!

Everything about this challenge is incredible; the route, support, the medal, the location and of course, raising money for vital breast cancer causes and helping make a difference! 

This challenge is a classic and one of the 6 Marathon Majors... The New York Marathon has to be completed within 6 hours 30 minutes, so you will be aiming for a walking speed of between 14 - 15 minute miles; this is achievable by following our Training Plan. The Unique Challenges Team will support you every step of the way with lots of training advice, nutritional tips, how to reach the target speed and much, much more!

 

This Marathon weekend is not to be missed!

In 2020 we are returning to the amazing Warwick Hotel, only minutes from the hustle and bustle of Times Square and Broadway and the famous bright lights of this cosmopolitan city!

There are 2 options to choose from - a full package which includes hotel, race entry and flights or a hotel and race entry package booking your own flights. Staying either 3 or 4 nights, supporters are welcome too... so it's a great long weekend in New York!

Besides the City Marathon itself, we also include some extra special activities to make your weekend in New York sparkleThe Opening Ceremony of the Parade of the Nations, the 'Dash to the Finish' beginning near the United Nation Building and finishing in famous Central Park. Time to explore the Big Apple, a Pasta Party and Tactics Talk at an upmarket Italian restaurant... finishing with a final celebratory breakfast in a typical American Diner where the waiting staff all sing on the tables... you can join in too!

Sally, the New York City Marathon and more

"So over the years I have had many trips to America’s city that never sleeps. But taking part in the iconic TCS New York City Marathon as part of Team Walk the Walk has certainly been by far the best way of experiencing the City and definitely the most fun! 

I have Registered my Interest, anybody fancy joining me?" Sally, WTW - Read more

I feel amazingly proud to have been part of something so big yet so intimate!- Sharon

Part of the 2019 Team?

Congratulations... you did it! You and the Team have raised an amazing £11,026 so far! Thank you for uniting with us against breast cancer and helping to make a difference!

If you have any questions about The New York City Marathon, please get in contact with the Unique Challenges Team.

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