NEW YORK (WABC) --Runners are hitting the streets Sunday, November 6th, 2016 for the TCS New York City Marathon! And if you will be one of the million spectators along the course, don't forget your cell phone: A new mobile app will help you track your favorite runners every step of the way.
It's one-stop shopping for all things marathon: Info about race-week and race-day events, a FAQ, spectator map, expo map. leaderboards and more.
Here's some of what you'll get:
* Unlock Smile Markers for fun facts and a chance to win race merchandise.
* Live, on-map tracking of up to 20 runners with splits at the start, every 5K, half, and finish
* Live pro-athlete leaderboard
* NYRR Race Predictor Powered by Tata Consultancy Services
* Spectator course-map points of interest
* Interactive expo map
* 2017 TCS New York Marathon Sweepstakes
* Race calendar and race FAQs
* TCS Runfographics
CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND TO DOWNLOAD THE APP!
The app, powered by Tata Consultancy Services, is the most efficient way to 'get your New York on!' Just search "TCS NYC Marathon" in your country's App or Google Play store, or click the link above to use a QR code to connect and download.
This November, 50,000 plus runners from around the world call New York City home, and Channel 7 is your home for the TCS New York City Marathon! We have complete coverage beginning Friday at 5:30 with the opening ceremonies. Then tune in for our special countdown to the starting line, Saturday at 7:30. And on Sunday, our race day coverage begins at 7 a.m.