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Large Field Of Individuals Ready For 2019 KPMG Tortola Torture

Apr 10, 2019

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.

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BVI Runners Vying For Places In Red Bull’s Global Running Event

Apr 6, 2019

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…

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28 Compete In 2019 Ring Of Fire

Jan 28, 2019

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.

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Records Fall In Record-Breaking Caribbean Ultramarathon

Apr 17, 2018

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).

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Record Entries For FU Irma Edition

Apr 10, 2018

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.

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Avery Collins & Sabrina Stanley

Avery Collins & Sabrina Stanley To Tackle The Torture

Feb 6, 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.

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Bree Thorpe

Ladies Record Falls To Bree Thorpe In 2017 KPMG Tortola Torture

Apr 25, 2017

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,”…

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The Runners & Predictions for 2017

Apr 20, 2017

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.

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Jenn Shelton

Jenn Shelton To Compete In The Torture

Mar 23, 2017

Acclaimed ultrarunner Jenn Shelton will compete in this year’s KPMG Tortola Torture ultramarathon in the British Virgin Islands. The American 100-mile trail record holder until 2014, Jenn shot to fame in John McDougall’s 2009 book Born to Run.

Jenn set the American trail 100-mile record in 2007 with a time of 14:57:18 at the Rocky Raccoon 100 in Huntsville Texas. She held it for seven years until it fell to Traci Falbo in the 2014 Tunnel Hill 100 Mile in Vienna, Illinois. (Nicole Studer took another 35 minutes off this record in the 2015 Rocky Raccoon).

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