54K ultramarathon on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands with only 22% on the flat, the rest on hot and humid hills with 12,000 feet of elevation change.
April 14, 2018
US ultrarunner Avery Collins will take part in the 2018 KPMG Tortola Torture in the British Virgin Islands on April 14th. Avery recently won the HURT 100 held in the hills above Honolulu (Oahu, Hawaii). He knocked off the 100 mile race in 21 hours and 44 minutes.
In an amazing run that upset the bookies, visiting runner Bree Thorpe from Las Vegas, won this year’s KPMG Tortola Torture (Saturday, April 22) with a storming time of 04:58:26. She set a new female course record by almost 28 minutes and beat race favourite, Vincent Fournier by 37 minutes. “It was a fantastic experience,” […]
With last year’s record-setting Eric Senseman not returning to defend his title, the field is wide open for the 2017 KPMG Tortola Torture. Eric, a pro runner with SCOTT, set the new benchmark time of 04:45:05 in last year’s KPMG Tortola Torture.
Last year’s second place man, Vincent Fournier, is the favourite to grab the crown, but finishing 39 minutes behind Eric last year, it’s unlikely that the course record is in jeopardy.
This year sees 26 individuals, 7 two-person and 15 three-person teams competing.