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2021 Event Brings On The Heat

Apr 21, 2021

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.

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2021 FU Edition Preview

Apr 15, 2021

Seventy-one runners will be competing in the 2021 KPMG Tortola Torture FU Covid edition. Twenty men and eleven ladies are running as individuals and there are five 2-person and ten 3-person teams.

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Kanberra Tea Tree Oil products for KPMG Tortola Torture competitors

Kanberra Tea Tree Oil Products For Our Competitors

Mar 23, 2021

B&G Marine Services, as the BVI dealer for Kanberra products, has joined the 2021 KPMG Tortola Torture as the “sanitizing and freshness” sponsor.

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2021 Event Planned To Go Ahead; Format Changes & Protocols Will Be Introduced

Jan 28, 2021

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.

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FU Covid Edition 2021

Sep 9, 2020

2020 event rolls over to 2021, to be held on April 17 as the FU Covid edition. We hope that FU Covid will be as successful as the FU Irma edition in 2018!

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Event Postponed to later in year; date still to be set

Mar 18, 2020

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.

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David Kilgore To Challenge 2020 KPMG Tortola Torture

Oct 18, 2019

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.

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BVI Runners Take On The Wings For Life World Run

May 5, 2019

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…

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2019 KPMG Tortola Torture A Battle Of The Virgin Islands

Apr 16, 2019

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.

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