A marriage that had to be is that between Tor and Maniva, one of the few mountain mineral waters with a significantly alkaline pH, necessary for easier elimination of waste product left in the body from lactic acid produced by intense exercise. These emissaries have always been present at the Tor, in support of friends in the race. So, they understand the challenge very well. And they love it. So much so that they welcomed with enthusiasm the invitation to wait for and support the aspiring giants at each refreshment point.