Tor des Geants

Endurance Trail 330 km - 24000m D+11-18 September 2016

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Aosta Valley pride

Tue, 11/09/2012 - 18:25 -- Visitatore (not verified)

 

The Valle d'Aosta, the region most represented in this edition of the Tor des Giants, passion is following the excellent performance of its athletes in the race, which are proving to know your territory and be able to calibrate their strength on the paths of the route . The exploit more important to Francesca Canepa, who after winning the second place last UTMB, chose to run the race at home just for fun, finding himself catapulted to Gressoney Saint Jean at 11:05 on Tuesday 11 September, at the head the ranking female. A spectacular race to Francesca so far, with a strong and consistent trend, which has earned him the ninth overall. To chase another valdostana doc, Sonia Glarey, which this year has already imposed on the Gran Trail Valdigne and that the Tor des Giants are trying to accomplish the feat. A handful of minutes divide the Glarey by Patrizia think, the 2011 runner-up after a slow start is catching positions. Among men, the great enterprise of Franco Collé which continues to be in the leading group, with a delay on the first of just over 5 hours. Currently 5th overall, Collé is about to reach the Refuge Crest, just behind the Spanish champion Criado Toca. Even André Turcotti is conducting a very good race, with the 14th overall.