For a long time it looked like local hero Remy Cara was going to take the win. Cara had pulled a big gap to a chasing group of four riders until he caught a flat tyre in the deciding stage of the race. Cara fell back to record a 19th place finish.
Katja Cauwenbergh won the women?s race with a sizeable advantage over Mandie James and Lies Van De Voorde. A total of 221 participants took the start.