Beginning in 1927, the Manchester Road Race started with just twelve runners.

Today, there are more than 15,000 registered runners and walkers.

In 1961, the first woman ran the Manchester Road Race.

Read about how this race began, the revival of the race, and growth of the race by clicking on the links below.

The Begining Revival Growth Road Race Heros Earl Yost's Top 10 Women in the MRR