Watch the video below and feel the goosebumps! One of the closest finishes in NYCM history; the second fastest finish at that time; the first non-American to win the NYCM. Rod Dixon - unparalleled on the US road running circuit; World Half Marathon record holder; Bronze Medallist at the 1500m at the 1972 Olympics; ranked World #1 in the 5,000m in 1975; Bronze in the 1982 World Cross Country.
The most versatile runner of his era.
Our 6d/5n Packaged includes an exclusive dinner with Rod and a host of other exciting inclusions (further information is in our NYCM brochure). Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity to see the NYCM through the eyes of a winner when Rod shares his passion for and lifelong involvement in running with you.
Hear Rod talk about his prestigious career and also how he continues to be so inspirational to so many with his commitment to health, vitallity and keeping in good shape as well as his outstanding contribution to the health and fitness of children, through his Kid's Foundation.
If you are a runner then the TCS New York City Marathon is on your bucket list! One of the six World Marathon Majors, New York is the city of excitement, where the locals line the street in support of runners from around the world. Run the five boroughs of New York from the start on Staten Island, through Brooklyn and Queens, into Manhattan, through the Bronx and onto the finish line in Central Park, where you will be welcomed by the cheering masses!
2020 is your year to run the TCS New York City Marathon and we invite you to travel to New York with the marathon experts. We will be personally hosting this tour and we will bring with us our love of marathon running, our decades of experience in organising marathons (including the Sydney Olympics), our knowledge of everything distance running and our passion for travel.
Wednesday 1 Nov (6d/5nt Tour)
Arrive in New York City
Hotel check in
Thursday 2 Nov
Meet and Greet, weekend familiarisation
Talk by Rod Dixon - what you can expect from the NYCM, how to run your race, the important things for you to do on Sunday
Dinner with Rod and the rest of the Marathon group at a local Italian restaurant
Arrive in New York City - 4nt tour
Hotel check in
Friday 3 Nov
Opening Ceremony - Central Park
Saturday 4 Nov
8:30am Dash to the Finish Line 5k
Sunday 5 Nov – Race Day!
5:30am Buses depart to start line
Monday 6 Nov
Farewell NYC…. or continue the journey
Experience the Hilton Garden Inn perfectly located in the heart of New York City’s Fashion District, close to the premier restaurant area of NY, in 9th Ave.
This stylish hotel provides guest rooms with complimentary WiFi and worksations with ergonomic chairs. Take advantage of the complimentary morning coffee and the modern fitness centre. The 24 hour Garden Market has snacks for late night cravings.
Located within walking distance of Times Square, Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden, Jacob Javits Center (NYC Expo location!), Fifth Avenue and Broadway Theatre District.
As an Official International Travel Partner of the TCS New York City Marathon we can guarantee your entry and ensure you run the time of your life in New York with RunFun Travel.
Guaranteed Entry and Accommodation Packages are not available to full time residents of the USA.