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Taylor Simoneaux

Post-race interview with Taylor Simoneaux

May 2, 2024

Taylor discusses his expectations for this bucket list race, how he trained, his race strategy including fuelling, his highs and lows…

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Simoneaux from NOLO takes 2024 Tortola Torture

Apr 23, 2024

Taylor Simoneaux from New Orleans, Louisiana, won the 9th edition of the Tortola Torture on Saturday, April 20, 2024. He completed the 33.74-mile (54km) course in an impressive time of 4 hours 56 minutes and 54 seconds. Sarah Latham was third overall and won the women’s division in 6:34:29. Sean Reardon-John, in his first Tortola…

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Times Tumble In 2024 KPMG West End Wobbler

Mar 25, 2024

The 2024 KPMG West End Wobbler saw last year’s times shattered in the men’s and women’s categories. Vicki Francis, finishing in 2:18:31, stripped 12 minutes and 32 seconds off Sarah Latham’s winning time of 2:31:03 last year, and demolished her own finish time last year by 24 minute and 45 seconds. Newcomer James Barker exploded onto the BVI hill running scene catching runners and organisers by surprise and finishing the race in 1:49:53, taking 10 minutes and 28 seconds off Julius Farley’s winning time last year.

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JJ Ricketts Tops 2024 Teneo Prison Break

Feb 26, 2024

Jermaine “JJ” Ricketts dominated the Teneo Prison Break leading from the start and never looking back. He completed the 9.81 mile race with 3,400 feet of elevation change in 1 hour, 14 minutes and 53 seconds. He took 5 minutes and 22 seconds off his 2023 finish time, and beat Julius Farley’s winning time last year by 38 seconds.

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Mourant Ring Of Fire Ends In Photo Finish

Jan 29, 2024

The Mourant Ring Of Fire on Sunday ended with a photo finish as Jermaine “JJ” Ricketts and Sam Thompson sprinted downhill to the finish in Brewer’s Bay; JJ won the race by a hair. They completed the race 7.78 mile to Sage Mountain and back in 1:09:17. Michael Killourhy was third in 1:11:24. Sam and…

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David Lim Takes 2023 Tortola Torture In Third Fastest Time Ever

Apr 17, 2023

Seventeen individual runners completed the 34-mile 2023 Tortola Torture with David Lim winning in a time of 4 hours and 53 minutes, giving him a top three ranking for finish times since the race started in 2015. Michelle Slade, won the ladies division with a time of 7 hours and 53 minute

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Julius Farley Takes KPMG West End Wobbler For Clean Sweep In Tortola Torture Triple.

Mar 14, 2023

Julius Farley (2:00:21.4) won the KPMG West End Wobbler on March 5, to make it a clean sweep for the three-race Tortola Torture Triple. Julius made easy work of the 13.48 mile race. With 10,600 feet of elevation change the course took runners from Little Apple Bay around Steele Point and up to Sage Mountain and back.

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Julius Farley and Kat Lindsay Take Teneo Prison Break

Feb 6, 2023

In the Teneo Prison Break, the second race in the Tortola Torture Triple, Julius Farley once gain vanquished Jermaine “JJ” Ricketts, finishing the 15.48km race in 1:15:31. Julius and JJ were neck and neck at the Little Bay aid station 6.6km into the race, but Julius managed to pull ahead in the second stage of…

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January Update

Jan 31, 2023

To date, the 2023 Tortola Torture has 25 individual runners signed up, two 3-person teams and one 3-person team. A strong contingent of BVI runners will be joined by runners from the US, Puerto Rico and Trinidad.

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