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Seventy-one runners took part in the 2021 KPMG Tortola Torture FU Covid edition. Twenty men and eleven ladies ran as individuals and there were five 2-person and ten 3-person teams. The day was hot, it was hard, it was the Torture! Storming Sam Thompson, a 22-year old BVI newbie, caught organisers by surprise by winning the mens with a time of 06:11:37. Justin Smit, competing in his first ever running event, was second with a time of 06:29:26 and Toni Bonzon, who competed in a 2-person team last year, was third in 06:57:46.Read More
B&G Marine Services, as the BVI dealer for Kanberra products, has joined the 2021 KPMG Tortola Torture as the “sanitizing and freshness” sponsor.Read More
We are planning to go ahead with the 2021 FU Covid edition of the KPMG Tortola Torture, subject to any government restrictions and protocols that may be in place at the time, particularly on the limitations for group gatherings.Read More
2020 event postponed. We are looking for a suitable new date in the latter part of the year, but while the situation is changing so quickly, we don’t want to fix a new date which may have to change again. These are extraordinary times. We will send regular updates until there is more certainty. All entries will automatically roll over into the new date.Read More
Globe-trotting trail runner David Kilgore, 27, will be taking on the 2020 KPMG Tortola Torture a 34-mile ultramarathon in the British Virgin Islands.Read More
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