The NYC Tri is an extremely friendly race to spectate, with multiple viewing areas and supportive tracking tools to keep families and friends connected to the action.
BEST SPOTS TO CHEER
5:50 a.m. Start of the Race
GETTING TO THE START
If you’re staying at the Host Hotel, catch a complimentary shuttle to the transition area or to swim start. If you prefer public transportation, take the Shuttle from Grand Central to Times Square and then transfer to the 1, 2, or 3 train Uptown to 96th and Broadway. The swim start is about a 10-minute walk from there. Follow the path of volunteers guiding the way!
BEST SPOTS TO CHEER
|COURSE LOCATION||INTERSECTION||CLOSEST SUBWAY STOP|
|Swim Start||Riverside Park & 98th Street on the Hudson River From station, head one block west to 96th and West End Avenue. From there, follow the directions to swim start provided by the New York City Triathlon team of volunteers.||96th and Broadway (1, 2, or 3 train)|
|Swim Exit||Riverside Park & 79th Street on the Hudson River From the station, head two blocks west to pathway into Riverside Park.||79th and Broadway (1 train only)|
|Run Course||Along 72nd Street from Henry Hudson Parkway to Central Park West If you’re coming from Swim Exit, walk out of the park and head towards 72nd Street. Once on 72nd Street, head east for a view of the run.||72nd and Broadway (1, 2, or 3 train)|
|Run Course||Along 72nd Street Transverse in Central Park (Terrace Drive) to Park Drive East to the finish||72nd Street and Central Park West (B or C train)|
|Race Finish||Dead Road in Central Park near the bandshell off the 72nd Street Transverse||From West: 72nd Street and Central Park West (B or C train)|
|Race Finish||Dead Road in Central Park near the bandshell off the 72nd Street Transverse||From East: Lexington Avenue and 63rd Street (F Train)|
For the ultimate, all-inclusive tool, reference the Spectator Guide below.
NYC TRI ATHLETE TRACKER
Live athlete updates are powered by Athlinks is available at the 2018 Verizon New York City Triathlon. Spectators, friends, families and your NYC cab driver can sign up to get text messages or social media athlete alerts. You will need your race number to complete your registration.