About the TCS NYC Marathon Mobile App
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Beyond its title sponsorship of the TCS New York City Marathon, TCS is the creator of the race’s official mobile app, available in both the Apple and Google Play stores. Now entering the fourth year of our partnership, we continue to collaborate with New York Road Runners to make the TCS New York City Marathon the most technologically advanced and socially engaged marathon experience for runners, fans and families alike. In short, an experience that will be a memory forever.

The 2017 TCS New York City Marathon race app provided even more exciting, race-specific features for runners and their support community to keep track of the event. New this year:

  • Live, on-map tracking of runners—up to 20 runners in real-time – allowing spectators and family to plan where to cheer or and offer encouragement to their runners during the race.
  • NYRR Race Predictor Powered by Tata Consultancy Services—used each runner’s unique running history to predict accurate finish times.
  • The Live Pro-Athlete Leaderboard –provides the list of leaders, along with their bios including stats and career highlights.
  • Cheer Cards – allows users to create digital cheer cards for friends and family that can be shared on social media. Nearly 70,000 cheer cards were created by the end of race day.
  • Post-finish tracking to see when runners exit Central Park so that spectators can easily find their runners in the Family Reunion zone.
  • Real-time runner tracking for the Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K on Saturday, November 4, 2017.

2017 TCS NYC Marathon Mobile App – Stats

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The TCS NYC Marathon mobile app was the top free sports app and top free app in the Apple Store for the third consecutive year

The TCS New York City Marathon mobile app was downloaded a record 334,000 times (most ever for the TCS NYC Marathon or any other marathon), up from 317,000 downloads in 2016.

About TCS

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is one of the world’s top three IT services and consulting organizations. It leverages a comprehensive portfolio of business solutions, industry expertise and the latest digital technologies on behalf of many of the world’s largest enterprises – to simplify and transform their businesses. TCS has more than 385,000 employees in 45 countries with $17.6 billion in revenue as of March 31, 2017.

In America, TCS’ customers represent a third of the Fortune 500 brands, it has been one of the two top recruiters of local IT Services talent for the past five years and is a leading proponent of STEM education through platforms such as goIT, Million Women Mentors and Ignite My Future in School. Additionally, TCS supports community wellness through its multiple marathon sponsorships (e.g., the TCS NYC Marathon and the Boston and Chicago Marathons).

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