| A total of 193 runners have started at 14:00 local time sharp. Two Brazilans, Santos and late entry Nunes, have taken the lead. They are followed by a group of four: two Russians plus Jermolajevs plus late entry Ewald (Austria).
The weather is clouded, with temperature 15 degrees Celcius.
See the website of the organising club for the full list of participants after 3 hours = around 17:00 local time:
PS I arrived in Uden only 15 minutes before the start, after a car drive of 250 km with some traffic jams, so I am still sorting out the technical possibilities here in the registration office.