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OnLine Registration

Fee:  $32 through Thursday, Oct. 31. $37 thereafter
Race Registrations are Non-Refundable
Registration Fee applies whether you are running or walking the race
Road Race Registration is limited to 15,000 Participants
Online Registration will open on Sept 1
Registration will CLOSE for the season on Tuesday, Nov 26 at NOON sharp EST or when we reach 15,000, whichever happens first
Registration is NOT available on Race Day
Packets (bib and tag) are MAILED to addresses within the continental US for all registrations received by Midnight on Sunday, Nov 17
Sept 1 thru Oct 31 registrations will be Mailed on Wednesday Nov 13, 2019
Nov 1 thru Nov 17 registrations will be Mailed on Monday, Nov 18, 2019
Registrations completed after Nov 17 will NOT be mailed
Registrations completed by 11:59PM EST, Wednesday, Nov 20 may be picked up at Packet Pick-up at the Sports Expo at Manchester High School
All remaining Registrations must be picked up on Race Day from 8:00am to 9:15am at Bennet Academy
T-Shirts ordered Online will always be mailed.  Mailing may take 1-2 weeks.
Reminder: NO Strollers, Headphones, Earbuds, Pets, Leashes or Wheels of any kind will be allowed anywhere on the race course  
Random Drug testing will be performed on top 20 money winners (both male and female) at the completion of this year’s race
New for 2019 – Online Goodie Bags

Valuable offers from our sponsors and advertisers for our registered runners and walkers.
The “Honors Club”

In its continuing commitment to road race participants and area non-profits, the Manchester Road Race Committee initiated a new program in 2017.  The
MRR Honors Club will provide members with unique benefits, while supporting a local charitable organization.

Walk-In Registration

Download Walk-In Registration Form

Elite Runner Registration

Men: a sub 13:30 5K or a sub 28.20 10K
Women: a sub 15:45 5K or a sub 33:40 10K
or the equivalent over other distances
The Manchester Road Race Elite division is by invitation only.  We will maintain a two runners per country limit to create a diverse field.

Times that have allowed invitations are:

Random Drug testing will be performed on top 20 money winners (both male and female) at the completion of this year’s race

For Elite Athlete Information  Please Contact Us and Select the “Elite” option

Virtual Registration

Those of you who are unable to travel to Manchester on Thanksgiving Day will have the opportunity to participate anywhere in the world on a treadmill.

Outside Interactive, a Boston based company, has filmed our race course.  Click here to see the trailer.  In real time on Thanksgiving Day at 10:00 am EST, you can log into their app and race to the course video using an iPad or Android tablet.

When you have finished running the race, the app will upload your finish time. Results for all Virtual participants will be recorded and included as a separate category in the official road race results.


When you register as a Virtual Participant, you will receive instructions to download the app which will include the Manchester Road Race course video. You can begin using the app immediately in order to train for the race. You can continue to use the app for training indefinitely.

How it works

The app will request that you enter a running pace, for example 8 minute miles. Set your treadmill to the same pace and begin training. On Thanksgiving Day, follow the same process at 10:00 am EST. This time you will be “live” and your results will be recorded and uploaded via the app.

How to register

Our Online Registration system provides a Virtual Participant category. Virtual Participation will cost $20. This fee will give you access to the app and video for training and ability to run the race on Thanksgiving Day at 10:00 am. Outside Interactive will send an email with download instructions for the app and accompanying video.


The Manchester Road Race Committee has decided that virtual participation will NOT count toward the accumulation of longevity years of participation in the road race. The feeling of the committee is that years of running the road race mean years of running the race on the road on Thanksgiving day.

Trailers and articles
Check out this trailer of the Manchester Road Race course video that represents what you will be watching on your treadmill when you download the app and video. Keep in mind, when you download the app and video you will be setting your treadmill and the app to the pace you want to run. The video will then pace itself to your desired pace.

Check out this article in the Washington Post that gives a nice overview of Outside Interactive progress.

Mail-In Registration

Due to processing costs, we are no longer accepting Mail-In Registrations.  Please register on-line or come to walk-in registration the Saturday before the race.  If you absolutely need an exception, please notify the registrar by email so we can work out an alternative.
Saturday, Nov 23, 9:00am to 12:00 noon at the Sports Expo at Manchester High School
Fee: $37      Registrations are Non-Refundable
Registration is NOT available on Race Day
T-Shirts may be purchased at time of registration
Charge Cards are now accepted at Walk-In Registration
Important Note: If you have friends or family members who are NOT able to attend Walk-In Registration, please print the Walk-In Registration Form and have the race participant fill out and SIGN the form prior to the Sports Expo
BEFORE REGISTERING, PLEASE READ the Important Information on our Race Info Page
4.748 Miles
November 28, 2019 ~ 10:00 a.m
The 83rd Manchester Road Race
11/28/19 Manchester Road Race Announces Race Day Changes To Elite Field

11/22/19 Ellington Man To Run In 50th Manchester Road Race

Elicit Brewing Company To Hold Road Race After Party


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Grant info
For information about MRR Grants please see the Race Proceeds Page.
2019 Results

Salmini Video is now available.


To view Race Results for the 83rd  Running of the Manchester Road Race please click here.


For pictures of the Manchester Road Race please visit the Photo Gallery