A tough 2015 behind him, Arciniaga is feeling good heading into the Trials.
The huge Star Wars fan showed it over the weekend.
The 31-year-old is hoping to improve on his seventh-place finish in 2014.
The pair leads a strong contingent of runners that will compete in the race's 119th edition on April 20.
Ryan Vail and Kara Goucher lead the crop of runners looking to earn a podium spot in the Big Apple.
The two Americans hope the New York City Marathon plays to their strengths.