Tor Des Geants

Single-stage 330 km mountain ultra in Italy with extreme elevation

September

13, 2020

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Why Run It?

What to Expect

The Tor des Geants takes place in majestic Aosta Valley. It’s a race of epic proportions with a cutoff time of 150 hours. Less than 60 percent of runners make it the whole way, which is saying something considering how crazy you need to be to sign up. But at least it’s supported with 43 aid stations and 7 ‘life bases’, which are more substantial refreshment points.

"If it felt good, you didn't push hard enough. It's supposed to hurt like hell."

-Dean Karnazes

Starting and finishing in Courmayeur, the course traverses jagged Alpine terrain through valleys to snowy peaks. If you dare to take on this epic adventure, you’ll cross 25 high mountain passes, pass by 30 alpine lakes, and cover 78,500 feet of elevation gain, more than double that of the UTMB.

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Tor Des Geants

September | 330 km | 1D | Mountain | F:500 | 150 HL | △△△△ | Italy