New York, November 6, 2023 –The 2023 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 5 was the world’s largest marathon this year with 51,402 total finishers, and the third largest edition of the race in the event’s history.

Below are some highlights and statistical information from the 2023 race.

The Field

Note: All finisher numbers and results are as of November 5 and subject to change after final race scoring verification. This data is based on registration information provided by individual runners.

•       51,933 starters

•       51,402 finishers

•       28,501 men’s finishers, 22,807 women’s finishers, 94 non-binary finishers

•       16,748 international finishers

•       148 countries represented

•       50 states plus D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam


(The four professional athlete champions – Tamirat Tola, Hellen Obiri, Marcel Hug, and Catherine Debrunner visited the top of SUMMIT One Vanderbilt in Manhattan on Monday.)

Men’s open division winner: Tamirat Tola, Ethiopia, 2:04:58

Women’s open division winner: Hellen Obiri, Kenya, 2:27:23

Top American open division man: Futsum Zienasellassie (10th), 2:12:09

Top American open division woman: Kellyn Taylor (8th), 2:29:48

Men’s wheelchair division winner: Marcel Hug, Switzerland, 1:25:29

Women’s wheelchair division winner: Catherine Debrunner, Switzerland, 1:39:32

Top American wheelchair division man: Daniel Romanchuk (2nd), 1:30:07

Top American wheelchair division woman: Susannah Scaroni (3rd), 1:48:14

Non-Binary Division: Cal Calamia, USA, won the division in 2:48:46.

Winner Statistics and Notable Information  

Wheelchair Division: Catherine Debrunner broke the event record from 2022, after also breaking the World Record in Berlin this fall.

Wheelchair Division: Marcel Hug won his third-consecutive TCS New York City Marathon and sixth overall, extending the record for most wins ever by an athlete in the wheelchair division. He also became the first man to win all six Abbott World Marathon Majors races in a single year. He missed his 2022 event record by three seconds.

Wheelchair Division: Daniel Romanchuk, Aaron Pike, Susannah Scaroni, and Tatyana McFadden earned spots on Team USA for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. They are the first four athletes to be named to the team from any sport.

Open Division: World and Olympic medalist Tamirat Tola won his first NYC title after 4th place finishes in 2018 and 2019. He broke the men’s event record by eight seconds.

Open Division: 2023 Boston Marathon champion Hellen Obiri defeated the strongest TCS New York City Marathon field in race history, winning in 2:27:23.

Hellen Obiri became only the second woman to win the United Airlines NYC Half and TCS New York City Marathon in the same year. She also became the first to win New York and Boston in the same year since 1989.

Open Division: Seven countries represented in the men’s top-10: ETH, KEN, NED, BEL, ISR, ITA, USA

Celebrity and Notable Runners

Alexandre Arnault (2:59:18): Son of LVMH chairman Bernard Arnault. Tiffany & Co. Executive Vice President of Product and Communications

Amy Robach (4:14:39): Television personality

Casey Neistat: (3:01:27): YouTube star filmmaker; supporting Project Healthy Minds

Daniel Neeson (4:06:30): Son of actor Liam Neeson

Emily Rizzo (3:47:54): Wife of MLB all-star Anthony Rizzo; supporting Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation

Emma Murphy (4:04:39): Daughter of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy

Harry Hudson (5:30:55): Singer/Songwriter; supporting Team New Balance

Joe Amabile (3:58:22): The Bachelorette; supporting Release Recovery

Laura Dreyfuss (6:33:38): Actress and singer; supporting Team New Balance

Luke McFarlane (4:36:37): Actor; supporting Beyond Type 1

Matt James (3:04:50): The Bachelorette; supporting ABC Food Tours

Nev Schulman (4:17:23): Host of MTV’s Catfish: The TV Show; supporting Achilles International

Patina Miller (4:00:36): Grammy and Tony Award winning singer and actress; supporting Komera

Samantha Judge (3:31:44): Wife of MLB all-star Aaron Judge; supporting Kulture City

Sheinelle Jones (4:42:10): TODAY correspondent

Steve Mesler (4:16:12): U.S. Olympic bobsled gold medalist; supporting Classroom Champions

T.J. Holmes (4:14:39): Television personality

William Abadie (3:58:08): Actor, Emily in Paris

Zac Clark (3:41:16): The Bachelorette; supporting Release Recovery

Zdeno Chara (3:19:19): NHL legend; supporting Team New Balance

Mobile App/Live Results Stats

Unique participants tracked: 92 percent of finishers

Most tracked runners:

Cody Kolodziejzyk

Casey Neistat

Sheinelle Jones

Marine Lorphelin

Matthew James

About New York Road Runners (NYRR)

NYRR’s mission is to help and inspire people through running. Since 1958, New York Road Runners has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization. NYRR’s commitment to New York City’s five boroughs features races, virtual races, community events, free youth running initiatives and school programs, the NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the New Balance Run Hub, and training resources that provide hundreds of thousands of people each year with the motivation, know-how, and opportunity to Run for Life. NYRR’s premier event is the TCS New York City Marathon. Held annually on the first Sunday in November, the race features a wide population of runners, from the world’s top professional athletes to a vast range of competitive, recreational, and charity runners. To learn more, visit