The only man to win the Manx Telecom Parish Walk for four consecutive years is back.
Jock Waddington took a year out from the event last year.
Richard Gerrard and Vinny Lynch won the race in a new record time.
With Michael George, the long-time leader a year ago, also entered for the 2013 edition, it should be a fascinating battle.
Jock says having a year out was necessary to recharge his batteries:-