Jock Waddington has done it again!
He has won the Scottish Widows Parish Walk for the third successive year.
In difficult conditions caused by the heat, he finished in a time of 15 hours 18 minutes and five seconds to cap another impressive achievement – the third fastest time in parish history.
Sports editor Tim Glover was at the finishing line on Douglas Promenade as Waddington strode home. (play clip)
After his success in the golden jubilee event, Waddington is only the third competitor to have won the race three years in a row.
In the end, Waddington was nearly forty minutes ahead of second placed Vinny Lynch.
Michael George was third in a time of 16:04:07 with Richard Gerrard an impressive fourth in 16:13:27.
Terry Moffat and Richard Spenceley completed the top six.
Five-time winner Robbie Callister retired at Lezayre feeling unwell.
Susan Moore was the fastest woman home, finishing 12th overall in a time of 17:44:13.
Maureen Moffatt was second, while Marie Gilbertson and Samantha Draper crossed the line at the same time to finish joint third.