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The Manchester Road Race

The best Thanksgiving Day Road Race in the US with the best hometown support!   

Date: 11/23/2023       Time: 10:00AM

Location: Downtown Main Street

Contact info: Manchester Road Race, Inc., Tris Carta,  

The entry fee for the iconic, 4.748-mile-long Thanksgiving Day run is $32 for runners who sign up online at by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on September 30th.

      The entry fee increases to $37 on October 1st and to $42 on November 18th.

The race committee is again also offering a virtual road race option for runners who cannot participate in person on Thanksgiving Day. More details about the Virtual Manchester Road Race are available on the event website.

World Athletics, the international governing body for track and field, has included the MRR on its 2023 calendar of World Athletics Label Events.  The MRR is one of only 238 road races in the world and 15 in the United States to receive the World Athletics Label designation, which recognizes an event’s anti-doping efforts and commitment to clean sport.

More than 500 volunteers of the Manchester Road Race Committee help to organize the annual run, which is one of the nation’s largest and most popular turkey trots.


  • Thursday, November 23, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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