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Tor des Géants

Tour des geants 2018 report 4 12/09/2018
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TOR DES GEANTS REPORT: Day 4

Day 4 of the 2018 Montane Tor des Géants saw the first athletes cross the finish line, with climactic battles for position right up to the line. Day 0     Day 1     Day 2     Day 3     Day 4     Day 5     Day 6     Day 7 Athlete Reviews The day was well and truly stolen by Franco Collé, who finished in first place with a blistering time of 74:03.00, and arrived to a rockstar’s welcome. Montane Athlete Kouta Toriumi finished in an incredible 5th place after... Read More

Tour des geants 2018 report 3 11/09/2018
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TOR DES GEANTS REPORT: DAY 3

Another exciting day on the TOR, bolstered by the start of the 130km Tot Dret Day 0     Day 1     Day 2     Day 3     Day 4     Day 5     Day 6     Day 7 Athlete Reviews The pack of 20 front-runners, still led by Franco Collé by a considerable margin, made their way through the passage of Oyace at 18:00 today.  They have less than 60km until the finish line. Following these elite athletes in real-time is difficult; by the time something is written, they are... Read More

Tour des geants 2018 report 2 10/09/2018
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TOR DES GEANTS REPORT: DAY 2

Day 2 of the 2018 Montane Tor des Géants saw some explosively fast running and a very close call for one TOR veteran. Sweltering temperatures attributed to the usual high drop-out rate over the first few days. Day 0     Day 1     Day 2     Day 3     Day 4     Day 5     Day 6     Day 7 Athlete Reviews The Coda Refuge is found a 169.3km along the Tor des Géants’s 330km course.  As such it is widely regarded as the half-way point of the race, though in actuality... Read More

Tour des geants 2018 report 1 09/09/2018
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TOR DES GEANTS REPORT: DAY 1

The first day of the 2018 Montane Tor des Géants promises an exciting and action-packed race from the start! Day 0     Day 1     Day 2     Day 3     Day 4     Day 5     Day 6     Day 7 Athlete Reviews The start of the 2018 Montane Tor des Géants began under a sweltering midday Alpine sun.  Thousands of people flanked the first few kilometers of the course, from the streets of Courmayeur to the first challenging climb; a 2750m ascent to Colle d’Arp.  It was here where the... Read More

Tour des geants 2018 report 0 08/09/2018
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TOR DES GEANTS REPORT: DAY 0

Today marks the beginning of the 2018 Montane Tor des Géants.  With the main race beginning tomorrow, athletes register, and enjoy their final few moments of civilisation before undertaking the beatiful and brutal TOR 2018. Day 0     Day 1     Day 2     Day 3     Day 4     Day 5     Day 6     Day 7 Athlete Reviews The first official day of the 2018 Montane Tor des Géants kicked off in Courmayeur in near festival-like atmosphere, with nerves and excitement high for athletes and organisers alike. Registration went... Read More