85th Annual Manchester Road Race Returns in Person

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The 85th annual Manchester Road Race was back in-person this year after going virtual last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Runners did a 4.7 mile circuit that started and ended on Main Street.

Many people dressed up in costumes and ran it with other family members before heading home to eat Thanksgiving dinner.

More than 8,000 people were registered to run the race this year.

This year, it was the 85th annual race, which means the tradition started in 1927.

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“The whole race is about traditions and we’re starting back again. It’s just the best," said Manchester Road Race Committee President Tris Carta.

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