One of the greatest trail running races in the world, the Tor des Géants is the first non-stop race of its kind to cover an entire region. Running along spectacular Alpine trails, through the Gran Paradiso Natural and Mont Avic Regional Parks.
Starting and finishing in Courmayeur, Italy, competitors must cover 205 miles / 330km, whilst staying ahead of a cut-off time of 150 hours.
The Tor des Géants is one of the premier endurance trail running races in the world.
It is a non-stop 205mile / 330km ultra-trail race covering an entire region; from the 4,000m Itallian Alps to the Gran Paradiso Natural Park and the Aosta Valley
Crossing 34 municipalities, 25 mountain passes, 30 alpine lakes, and 2 national parks.
Total elevation: 7,880 ft (24,000m) - 3 times the height of Mt Everest.
Last year over 60% of competitors did not finish.
Beautiful surroundings, fierce terrain.
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The world's greatest ultra-endurance mountain race naturally attracts world-class talent from across the globe. Needless to say, Montane Athletes can rarely resist such a seductive call!
A recent addition to the Montane Athlete roster. Winner of the 2017 Montane Spine Race with a time of 99:25 and recently completing the first solo Double Bob Graham. He should be perfectly conditioned to the distance, elevation, and fatigue.
A Montane Athlete since 2009, Jenn is something of a veteran when it comes to the Tor Des Géants, having already competed twice and finishing in a competitive 115:09. In recent years she has worked on her pacing in longer races, saving more energy for the tougher later stages.
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