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18/09/2017
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MONTANE TOR DES GÉANTS DAYS 6 & 7 AND TOT DRET DAY 3

Race: Montane Tor des Géants Confirmed leaderboard: Men 1st = Javi Dominguez (ES) 67:52:15 [new course record] 2nd = Oliviero Bosatelli (IT) 69:16:19 3rd = Andrea Macchi (IT) 74:51:14 Women 1st = Lisa Borzani (IT) 89:40:24 2nd = Silvia Ainhoa Trigueros Garrote (ES) 97:43:06 3rd = Marina Plavan (IT) 106:29:21             The Montane Tor des Géants drew to a triumphant close on Sunday 17 September 2017 with the finish of the final competitor, Malaysia’s Seow Kong Ng in 152:40:29. Welcomed back to Courmayeur with flags, standing ovations, music,... Read More

15/09/2017
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MONTANE TOR DES GÉANTS DAY 5 & TOT DRET DAY 2

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017 Race: Montane Tor des Géants Race leaderboard at the start of day 5: Men 1st = Javi Dominguez (ES) 67:52:15 [new course record] 2nd = Oliviero Bosatelli (IT) 69:16:19 3rd = Andrea Macchi (IT) 74:51:14 Women 1st = Lisa Borzani (IT) 89:40:24 2nd = Silvia Ainhoa Trigueros Garrote (ES) 97:43:06 3rd = Marina Plavan (IT) 106:29:21             With the Montane Tor des Géants male contenders having arrived in Courmayeur yesterday and first woman Lisa Borzani, the race is on for 2nd and 3rd... Read More

14/09/2017
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MONTANE TOR DES GÉANTS DAY 4 & TOT DRET DAY 1

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017 Race: Montane Tor des Géants Race leaderboard at the start of day 4: Men 1st = Javi Dominguez (ES) 67:52:15 [new course record] 2nd = Oliviero Bosatelli (IT) 69:16:19 3rd = Andrea Macchi (IT) 74:51:14 Women 1st = Lisa Borzani (IT) 89:40:24 2nd = Silvia Ainhoa Trigueros Garrote (ES) 3rd = Stephanie Case (PL)           A dramatic day for the Montane Tor des Géants (TDG). In the beautiful yet brutal Aosta Valley, nothing is certain and this year’s race is no exception. The first... Read More

13/09/2017
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MONTANE TOR DES GÉANTS: DAY 3

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017 Race leaderboard at the start of day 3: Men 1st = Franco Collé (IT) 2nd = Javi Dominguez (ES) 3rd = Oliviero Bosatelli (IT) Women 1st = Lisa Borzani (IT) 2nd = Silvia Ainhoa Trigueros Garrote (ES) 3rd = Stephanie Case (PL)           Day 3 of the Montane Tor des Géants (TDG) is when predictions for the leaderboard start to become more accurate. It is usually the day that the first runner is in sight of the finish in Courmayeur. From... Read More

12/09/2017
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MONTANE TOR DES GÉANTS: DAY 2

Date: Monday 11 September 2017 Race leaderboard at the start of day 2: Men 1st = Javi Dominguez (ES) 2nd = Franco Collé (IT) 3rd = Peter Kienzl (IT) Women 1st = Lisa Borzani (IT) 2nd = Silvia Ainhoa Trigueros Garrote (ES) 3rd = Raffaella Miravalle (IT)           Day of the Montane Tor des Géants (TDG) is considered the hardest day, encompassing high ascents such as Col Entrelor (3,002m), Col Loson (3,299m) and Fenêtre di Champorcher (2,827m). The major lifestations are Cogne (66 miles / 106.2km)... Read More

11/09/2017
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MONTANE TOR DES GÉANTS: PRE-START & DAY 1

Location: Courmayeur, Italy. Date: Sunday 10 September 2017 The 8th edition of the beautiful yet brutal Montane Tor des Géants (TDG) is finally here! It is Sunday 10 September and athletes, families and supporters, Volontors, race marshals, presenters, organisers, spectators, safety teams, sponsors, photographers and more have descended on Courmayeur at the southern side of Mont Blanc in anticipation. According to the official count, 867 competitors will line up at 10am on the start line in the centre of the bustling Italian town. Combined with the inaugural Tot Dret (a... Read More

08/09/2017
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PERFORMANCE, INTELLIGENT DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY: MONTANE’S NEW AUTUMN / WINTER RANGE

For over 20 years, Montane has worked with some of the world’s best athletes and supported expeditions to some of the most extreme environments on the planet. We have also aligned ourselves with some of the biggest and most brutal endurance mountain events in the world, from the world famous Montane Tor des Géants in the unforgiving Italian Alps to the -40°C temperatures of the Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra. These unique connections play a crucial role in product development and testing, allowing us to fine-tune products, trial new cutting edge... Read More

07/09/2017
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10/10 FOR TRAIL SERIES LONG TIGHTS

With autumnal weather approaching, a pair of long running tights is essential if you are planning to continue your outdoor missions. The Trail Series Long Tights are such a pair. Forming part of our seminal VIA Trail Series® range, they are lightweight, hyper stretchy and come complete with a Polygiene antibacterial finish. Specifically designed for the trails with shin panels for increased abrasion resistance while running on rougher terrain or through low vegetation, their intelligent design has been recognised by fitness guru Jack Hart in Trail Running magazine‘s October / November... Read More

07/09/2017
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2017 MONTANE TOR DES GÉANTS PREVIEW VIDEO

With the 2017 Montane Tor des Géants approaching fast, final touches and last minute preparations are coming together. Whether you are a competitor, a Volontor, supporting a friend or family member, or interested for a future year, why not get yourself into the race mindset with this preview video?   Montane Tor Des Géants 2017 – Race Preview from Montane on Vimeo.   Keep up-to-date with race videos from the 2017 Montane Tor des Géants here. Connect with Montane: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or Vimeo for regular TDG updates

05/09/2017
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MONTANE TO SPONSOR THE CHEVIOT GOAT WINTER ULTRA

Montane unveils a brutal new winter ultra endurance event in the heart of Northumberland, UK. Montane is pleased to announce official headline sponsorship of the Montane Cheviot Goat Winter Ultra. Starting and finishing in the village of Ingram, Northumberland, the Montane Goat is the first non-stop race of its kind to cover the Cheviot Hills. Considered to be one of the last true wild places left in England, the Cheviots are a sprawling hill range straddling the Anglo-Scottish border with one of the lowest population densities recorded anywhere in the... Read More