Chris Cale first through the Braaid
More than a thousand people have been putting one foot in front of the other for the 2019 Manx Telecom Parish Walk.
The endurance race got underway at the NSC race track this morning at 8am.
Ben Hartley was there to see the 1,378 walkers off:
Throughout the day so far it's been a close battle between Richard Gerrard and Liam Parker.
Parish Walk Race Director Ray Cox, thinks it's going to be a two-horse race.