At 14.54 Iker Karrera has arrived at the refuge Cuney. Last year Oscar Perez, winner of the Tor 2012, arrived at the same point at 18.15. The Spanish runner already has covered 257 km and only 73 km separate him from the arrival. Keeping up with this rhythm , the Spanish could arrive at Courmayeur already in the early morning, setting up a new record.
He is tailed by Franco Collè who has left the life base of Valtournenche at 11.12 followed by Oscar Perez who has left at 12.17, Patrick Boahard, Lionel Trivel and Marco Zanchi. Not forgetting the women ...at the restoring point of the Alpenzu the Spanish Martinez had an advantage of 1 hour and 20 min on Francesca Canepa.