The two Experts age groups started together mid morning followed by the Weekend Warriors class. At the start, Andre and Andrew sprinted ahead followed by Chris and Marco. At the end of the prolong on the road, knowing that it would be difficult to pass on the trail, Marco made his moved and was the first to enter the trail. It took Andre a couple of miles to pass Marco for first but the he suffered a mechanical and had to stop briefly. Marco lead the first lap until Andre passed him on the second lap. Chris chased Andrew down for 3rd keeping him pushing a fast race pace.
The top 5 positions didn’t change after the second lap. Marco crossed the finish line second overall and winning the Experts (CAT1) 35+ category. Chris finished 4th overall and 3th in the Expert (CAT1) -35 category.