November 23, 2017 ~ 10:00 a.m.
The 81st Manchester Road Race
Race started at 10:00 a.m.
Weather: 47 degrees Fahrenheit, Cloudy
Registered runners: 12,913
Runners who officially finished: 11,233
Registered walkers: 1200
Additional participants: approximately 3000 unregistered runners
Last person crossed the starting line: 10 minutes, 04 seconds
Walkers’ Mall: opened at 9 minutes, 13 seconds
The Mall emptied at 12:23. We estimate that 1400 walkers were present.
Set up chute system: 16 minutes, 10 seconds (6 minutes, 06 seconds)
Wait time for first runner: 6 minutes, 20 seconds
First runner: Ben True, 21 minutes, 30 seconds
First female: Emily Sisson, 24 minutes, 06 seconds
King of the Hill: Tie - Paul Chelimo, Ben True, 21 minutes, 39 seconds
Queen of the Hill: Edna Kiplagat 24 minutes 31 seconds
Last person crossed finish line: 11:58 p.m.
All gates opened: 29 minutes
Attended blood drive: 185 people
Pints of blood collected: 165 pints (total pints: 5987)
Fun Facts- 80th Running - 2016
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To view Race Results for the 81st Running of the Manchester Road Race please click here.
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