Tor des glaciers. REGULATIONS TOR450

The Inaugural Tor des Glaciers

Tor des glaciers

Perhaps they had become accustomed to constant motion over the last 160 hours, or maybe they realized there was no more work to be done. At some point I discovered butter—butter on everything, delicious butter that I imagined being made by the happiest cows in the world I would often pass high in the mountain meadows. The relevant documentation must be carried with you at all times during the race. At one point several nights into sleep deprivation, one responded. Dreams were more like conversations in a distant room, and I think this was part of the overwhelming sense of presence and immediacy of this experience. And then the wind started to roar.

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Tor des Glaciers(Cogne160Km~Donnas226Km)|mono0001|note

Tor des glaciers

Reimbursements will be made no later than 31 May 2019. Face down in a pile of gelato, my body seemingly confirmed what my mind was having some difficulty understanding. As I hobbled around the streets of town in the days after the race, trying to find the shortest route between the gelato shop and the pizza place, I was filled with an immense sense of gratitude and an occasional drink of Genepi. We ran out of the Italian town of Courmayeur as the last light left Mount Blanc on a Friday evening, christened as Argonauts by the race organization and cheered on by the warmth of the Aosta community that fiercely loves the mountains and the Tor. The organisation reserves the right to carry out checks at unofficial checkpoints along the route. The final piece of my crew was my mother-in-law whose cheers were loud and strong. Runners who are discovered sleeping, eating or receiving assistance outside the authorised points will be disqualified.

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The Inaugural Tor des Glaciers

Tor des glaciers

You run it to strip away your comfort and pretense, and expose yourself to yourself. On the final 3,000-foot descent into Courmayeur, I looked, perhaps, like I belonged on the late night dance floor of a wedding rather than on the mountain trails, as my quads reduced my downhills to a strange, drunken jig and my eyes kept leaking. Only six runners completed the whole distance. There will be no signposting other than the official signage in the region. The race is run along official Valle d'Aosta trails. The inaugural edition was in 2010.

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REGULATIONS TOR450

Tor des glaciers

Please do not put any fragile items or items of value in the bag. Sleeping is strictly forbidden other than at the organisation's official checkpoints. Any infringement of this rule will lead to disqualification of the runner. Definitely a good number, considered the difficulties of this fascinating but hard race. My quads were swollen from the damage of constant steep descending, and my legs had difficulty just standing there.

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Chasing the Tor des Geants

Tor des glaciers

In the interests of the person being rescued, at the exclusive discretion of the organisers and where it is considered necessary, the official mountain rescue services may be called in to take over the rescue operation using any means they consider appropriate, including helicopter. Race numbers allow runners free access to shuttles, buses, refreshment areas, treatment rooms, rest rooms, showers, bags, etc. These pains too would float away or return in some indiscernible pattern. Prizes for individual categories cannot be given to any runner who has already been awarded another prize. Description Taking place in the Aosta Valley in northwest Italy, the Tor des Glaciers is an impressive new Ultra; even bigger than the epic Tor des Geants. I had a deep fatigue and a somewhat broken body, and while my tank was empty, my heart was full. If any runner is unable to continue with the race after a maximum 2-hour stay at a refreshment point or refuge, the on-site volunteers will contact the race organisers to assess whether the runner should be withdrawn from the race.

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Tor des Glaciers

Tor des glaciers

And the first nights of snow and wind? Runners will find their bearings using their own satellite navigation devices. His arrival should be expected today in the afternoon. There is a monument at the site of the accident. If you have run the Tor des Geants already, this is certainly your next challenge. Except for the Swiss guy because he spoke seemingly endless different languages flawlessly.

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Tor des Glaciers

Tor des glaciers

Rescue service workers are authorised to remove any runner from the race that they believe to be in danger, using any means at their disposal. Runners waive the right to make any claim against the organisers in the event of injury or consequences that may arise subsequent to the race. The fee includes all the services outlined in the regulations, the race package, buffet on finishing, accommodation at partner lodges, any return transport to the base at Courmayeur, and transfer of personal official bags to life bases at Cogne, Donnas, Gressoney and Courmayeur. The 2013 edition was marked by the death of the Chinese runner, Yang Yuan. Runners must help themselves in person to the provisions they require. She even climbed up a few thousand feet to one of the mountain huts.

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TOR DES GLACIERS: LUCA PAPI WINS THE FIRST EDITION IN 134H AND 10 MINUTES

Tor des glaciers

I cried as a baby few minutes after I crossed the finish line and also at the end of the closure ceremony of sunday. The cairn has inscribed a poem written by Yang Yuan. By paying the registration fee, runners declare that they have read and accepted the race regulations. Underestimating the physical and psychological preparation required, as well as the appropriate clothing and equipment, can have dangerous and potentially life-threatening consequences! Prizes will be awarded to the top five male and female runners in the overall ranking, and the fastest runner in each category. Any entrant who fails to provide the required documents in time will not be allowed to take part in the competition.

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