Tor des Géants: leg 6

The sixth and last base vita of the Tor is in Ollomont. Runners have covered there 44 km with 2702 D+ since leaving Valtournenche. And we have intermediate times in Cuney and Oyace.
Let’s see what we can learn from this first stage. What are the fastest times this far?

Fastest Times

Fastest times in Cuney:

Karrera Iker 52:37 (2013)
Colle Franco 54:22 (2013)
Perez Oscar 54:55 (2013)

Fastest times in Oyace:

Karrera Iker 55:34 (2013)
Colle Franco 57:20 (2013)
Perez Oscar 57:40 (2013)

Fastest times in Ollomont:

Karrera Iker 59:15 (2013)
Perez Oscar 60:41 (2013)
Colle Franco 60:46 (2013)

Again, it are just the front runners of 2013. No surprises.

It gets more interesting for the time needed for the different parts. We start to see other names.
Fastest times between Valtournenche and Ollomont:

Hamelinck Wouter 9:52 (2010)
Saroglia Mauro 10:27 (2012)
Perez Oscar 10:41 (2013)

Fastest times between Valtournenche and Cuney:

Mangaretto Marco 4:38 (2012)
Saroglia Mauro 4:43 (2012)
Jaile Casa Joel 4:43 (2012)
Camandona Marco 4:43 (2012)

Fastest times between Cuney and Oyace:

Leroux Pascal 0:36 (2010)
Bonanni Yann 2:35 (2012)
Rossell Fa Carles 2:42 (2012)
Gross Annemarie 2:43 (2010)

Fastest times between Valtournenche and Oyace

Hamelinck Wouter 6:58 (2010)
Mangaretto Marco 7:34 (2012)
Saroglia Mauro 7:38 (2012)

I admit that I only added this one because my own time in Crest is lacking for some reason and I knew that I was really fast after staying 16 hours in Valtournenche.

Fastest times between Oyace and Ollomont:

Saroglia Mauro 2:49 2012
Calvo Redondo Salvador 2:51 2010
Hamelinck Wouter 2:54 2010

I obviously spent too much time in Oyace.



From now on you can make rather good predictions for the finish time.

Most runners that get this far, finish as well.

Amazing how the shapes are different in different year. The weather might be a good explanation for a big part of that variation.



Some plots to help you predict how long it will take to get to the next aid station with timing.

I am sure that you can deduce a reasonable estimate from that.

Time in Ollomont

To finish the discussion of leg 6, some more records. This time of the people that stayed in Ollomont for the longest time and still finished.

Hamelinck Wouter 14:24 (2010)
Bernard Marc 11:31 (2012)
Schiavon Mauro 11:07 (2013)

Well, well, the best attempt to break my record comes from Marcassou. Who would have thought?

And to finish a plot to predict how long a runner will stay in the base vita depending on the time he arrived.

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