Richard Gerrard appears to be making a break for the lead and has passed through Orrisdale with a short lead over Dave Walker and Liam Paker. Christopher Burn separates the top leading trio and last years ladies winner Karen Chiarello.
At the time of writing, 15 people have passed trough Santon Church, but the standings seem to be quite dynamic.
As the mist settles it’s looking like it’s going to be a cooler rise over the Sloc for all the competitors.
A fitting buffet has been organised for the Mann Vend feeding station, so the walkers are in for a real treat.