2015 NYC Marathon - Timeline


  • Dec 1 thru February: NYRR Lottery (Non-Guaranteed Entries)
  • Complete this application and return it to ecox@achillesinternational.org by May 26.
  • Apr 25 thru June 11: NYRR sends email invitations to ambulatory and pushrim athletes on behalf of Achilles International.
  • May 27: A lottery for handcrank slots will be held; Handcrank athletes will receive email invitations to register online. Online registration must be completed by June 11.
  • July 14: Achilles athletes registration closed including ambulatory, pushrim and handcrank wheelchair athletes
  • July 15: Guide application goes live on the Achilles International website
  • August 15: Guide applications close
  • September 2: NYRR Portal for Volunteer Credentialing opens
  • September 30: NYRR Portal for Volunteer Credentialing closes

Thursday, Friday and Saturday before Marathon Sunday is when Volunteers, Guides and Athletes obtain credentials, and racing materials at the Jacob Javits Center.