Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Run The Tortola TortureOnly in its third year, the Tortola Torture has already been dubbed “The Torture” due to its distance (33.74 miles), elevation change (more than 12,000 feet), heat, humidity, and gradients (steepest gradient is 33.33%). Although the name may scare some people off, those “in the know” realize that this ultra-marathon is one of the most spectacular races in the world. Runners pass through rainforests and beaches as they circumnavigate this gorgeous island. The next race happens April 15, 2017.