Raf Van Hulle has stayed near Xixia County (西峡县), and is now crossing Dengzhou (邓州市) after travelling 10 058 km. Today, 27 July, between 9am and 10am, he passed the 10000 km, 38 days after his departure from Chamonix.
He still has about 1300 km to arrive in Guangzhou. His nearest pursuer, Mickaël Joguet (9354 km travelled), is about 1000 km behind him. Then comes Éric Morel (8486 km travelled).