2018 Vertical World Circuit

The 2018 Vertical World Circuit features nine races launching with new addition, Seoul and a new venue in London. A new ranking system with  bonus points in each continent has been introduced. See below for details.

Anyone can enter. Why not join more than 100,000 runners in the skyscraper of your choice for a run that’s as exhilarating as the view from the top?

4 June 2018

Record for Lobodzinski and fifth overall for Walsham in New York

Piotr Lobodzinski from Poland scaled the 2,226 steps  and 104 flights of New York’s One World Trade Center at the T2T Tower Climb on Sunday, June 3rd  in a new record time of 12’05”. It is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and sixth tallest in the world. Australian Suzy Walsham was unable to […]

31 May 2018

New York’s One World Trade Center hosts VWC

One World Trade Center, in memory of 9/11, is the destination of the third stage of the 2018 Vertical World Circuit with the T2T Tower Climb. After the Seoul and Paris venues, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and sixth tallest in the world, will host the fourth edition of the race. A field […]

25 May 2018

VertiGo – it’s victory for Italian couple in Paris

Italian husband and wife win the second stage of the 2018 Vertical World Circuit in Paris, Thursday, May 24 at the VertiGo up the city’s tallest building, Tour First. Emanuele Manzi and Valentina Belotti both nailed victory in the sixth edition of the race. In the individually timed race, Manzi was fastest to the top […]

22 May 2018

It’s time to VertiGo! Second leg of the VWC heads for Paris

After the successful Seoul launch, the second leg of the 2018 Vertical World Circuit heads for Paris on Thursday, May 24 to hit the heights of the city’s tallest building, the Tour First. Nearly 2,000 participants will race up the 954 steps and 48 floors in the VertiGo. Among them, 19 elite runners from Belgium, China, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Russia […]

14 May 2018

Walsham & Lobodzinski climb to victory up Korea’s tallest building

The conditions were perfect for the second edition of the Lotte World Tower International Sky Run on Sunday, May 13. 1,500 local and overseas participants took to the stairs to climb South Korea’s tallest building, LOTTE WORLD TOWER. They faced the challenge of climbing up 500 metres to the building’s observation deck making it the […]

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9 May 2018

Seoul launches 2018 Vertical World Circuit

The International Skyrunning Federation is pleased to announce the launch of the 2018 Vertical World Circuit with the highest race on the calendar, the LOTTE WORLD TOWER INTERNATIONAL SKY RUN, on May 13 in Seoul, South Korea. As the highest skyscraper on the circuit and the tallest building in South Korea, the LOTTE WORLD TOWER […]

3 May 2018

New London venue announced

The Vertical World Circuit is pleased to announce a new venue in London completing the nine-race calendar of premier skyscraper races sanctioned by the International Skyrunning Federation. The Broadgate Tower Run Up will host the London stage of the tour on November 24 and is valid for an extra 25% bonus points on the VWC final […]

5 March 2018

2018 Vertical World Circuit announced

Spring is in the air bringing novelties for the 2018 Vertical World Circuit which kicks off with some of the world’s highest skyscraper races, a new London venue and a new ranking system. The nine-race circuit launches with a new race, the Lotte World Tower International Sky Run in Seoul, Korea on May 13.  It […]

3 December 2017

VWC Grand Finale – Walsham and Lobodzinski champions

A record 2,000 runners from over 30 countries climbed to the top of Hong Kong’s tallest tower at the Grand Finale of the 2017 Vertical World Circuit, Sunday, December 3. Australians Suzy Walsham and Mark Bourne were the race winners but the World Champion titles went to Walsham and Poland’s Piotr Lobodzinski. The “un-top-able” and unstoppable […]