Save up to 90% on a Hartford Courant subscription. Click here to sign up now!
CT Now

Two All-Time Greats Of The Race

On Thanksgiving in 2001, the weather was beautiful for the Manchester Road Race, which began and ended on Main Street in Manchester, as traditional. Two of the race's all-time greats -- Dr. Charley Robbins (No. 1), left, and Amby Burfoot (No. 2) -- hung out for interviews and pictures just before the start.JOHN LONG | The Hartford Courant