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Jules Potgieter and Sergio Dantas put in great efforts in today’s Wings For Life World Run. Globally over 81,496 runners took part. Sergio was 8,342 overall having run 23.88km in just over 2 hours before he was caught by the Catcher Car; Jules was 8,508 having covered 23.74km before she was caught – and 1,096…Read More
Runners from the British and US Virgin Islands duked it out in the mens and ladies divisions. The US Virgin Islands won this year’s event with TJ Hindes from St John taking the mens with a time of 04:54:33.8, while Allison Janusziewicz from St Croix took the ladies in 06:08:54.10.Read More
A record 44 individuals are set to compete in the 2019 KPMG Tortola Torture. These 29 men and 17 women will joined on the course by 6 2-person and 11 3-person teams.Read More
TICO, the official Red Bull distributor for BVI, will send the top male and female BVI resident finishers of this year´s KPMG Tortola Torture to compete in the Wings for Life World Run (WFLWR) in Sunrise, Florida on May 5, 2019. The WFLWR is a global charity event which takes place in 222 cities and…Read More
Congratulations to the 28 potential Torturers that took part in yesterday’s (January 26, 2019) Ring Of Fire which started and finished at Brewer’s Bay bridge on a reasonably hot afternoon! 4.72 miles, 1500 feet up, 1500 feet down and won by Neil Riley with a time of 37 minutes and 19 seconds.Read More
Avery Collins from Steamboat Springs, Colorado, set a new record in the 4th annual KPMG Tortola Torture, a 34-mile ultramarathon in the British Virgin Islands. With a time of 4 hours, 35 minutes and 47 seconds, Avery took a handsome 9 minutes and 18 seconds off Eric Senseman’s 2016 record-setting time (04:45:05).Read More
A record 118 runners have signed up for the 2018 KPMG Tortola Torture. This year sees 47 individuals, 12 two-person and 17 three-person teams on the entry list. The number of individuals and two-person teams has doubled over last year.
Twenty six of this year’s competitors are from overseas: 11 from USA, 8 from St Croix, 6 from Puerto Rico, 3 from Turks & Caicos, 2 from the UK, and 1 from Trinidad & Tobago.
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.Read More
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,”…Read More