THE MONTANE TOR DES GÉANTS



The 3rd edition of the Montane sponsored Tor des Géants takes place from 09-16 September 2018.

One of the greatest trail running races in the world, the Tor des Géants is the first non-stop race of its kind to cover an entire region.  Running along spectacular Alpine trails, through the Gran Paradiso Natural and Mont Avic Regional Parks.

Starting and finishing in Courmayeur, Italy, competitors must cover 205 miles / 330km, whilst staying ahead of a cut-off time of 150 hours.

Race Info:

The Tor des Géants is one of the premier endurance trail running races in the world.

It is a non-stop 205mile / 330km ultra-trail race covering an entire region; from the 4,000m Itallian Alps to the Gran Paradiso Natural Park and the Aosta Valley

Crossing 34 municipalities, 25 mountain passes, 30 alpine lakes, and 2 national parks.

Total elevation: 7,880 ft (24,000m) - 3 times the height of Mt Everest.

Last year over 60% of competitors did not finish.

Beautiful surroundings, fierce terrain. 

Find out more here.





The Tor des Géants: Beautiful in its Brutality.



ONES TO WATCH

The world's greatest ultra-endurance mountain race naturally attracts world-class talent from across the globe.  Needless to say, Montane Athletes can rarely resist such a seductive call!

Tom Hollins Tor Des Geants | Montane


TOM HOLLINS

A recent addition to the Montane Athlete roster.  Winner of the 2017 Montane Spine Race with a time of 99:25 and recently completing the first solo Double Bob Graham.  He should be perfectly conditioned to the distance, elevation, and fatigue.

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Jenn Gaskell Tor Des Geants | Montane


JENN GASKELL

A Montane Athlete since 2009, Jenn is something of a veteran when it comes to the Tor Des Géants, having already competed twice and finishing in a competitive 115:09.  In recent years she has worked on her pacing in longer races, saving more energy for the tougher later stages.

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Kevin Hadfield Tor Des Geants | Montane


KEVIN HADFIELD

Kevin joined Montane as an athlete in 2015, and finished the 2017 TOR in an impressive time of 118:44.  He is hoping to build on momentum developed through a great 2017 and early 2018.

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Pablo Criado Toca Tor Des Geants | Montane


PABLO CRIADO TOCA

A recent Montane Athlete, Pablo has a taste for long, mountainous races.  Finishing 10th at this years' Montane Spine Race despite challenging conditions with a time of 135:24 will have him in good steading.

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Terry Conway Tor Des Geants | Montane


TERRY CONWAY

Joining the Montane Athlete team earlier this year after a prolonged hiatus due to injury, Terry is poised to make up for lost time. Despite this break his MONTANE Lakeland 100 course record still stands at 19:50. 

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Julio Cernuda Aldecoa Tor Des Geants | Montane


JULIO CERDUNA ALDECOA

Julio is immensely experienced in the mountains, and organises his own race and running club.  He came 10th in the 2016 TDG, though an unfortunate DNF in 2017 leaves him keen to make an impact this year.

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TOR DES GEANTS AND TOT DRET ROUTE MAP

TDG = Yellow        TD = Yellow and Blue

Tor Des Geats and Tot Dret route map | Montane




RACE HIGHLIGHTS

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