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?

21 August 2018

Countdown to Saturday – Beijing’s tallest tower race is on

The China World Summit Wing Beijing Vertical Run is next up on the 2018 Vertical World Circuit, Saturday, August 25 in Beijing, China. The fifth stage of the nine-race circuit will see more than 700 participants line up for the challenge: 82 floors and 2,041 steps up the 330m high building, the tallest in the […]

12 July 2018

Shanghai and Hong Kong races open for registration

Registrations officially opened in Hong Kong yesterday for the the two SHKP Vertical Run for Charity events on the Vertical World Circuit. The ‘Race to Shanghai IFC’ and the ‘Race to Hong Kong ICC’ will be held on 14 October and December 2 respectively, with Hong Kong once again hosting the Vertical World Circuit Grand […]

8 July 2018

Hat trick for Lobodzinski and Walsham in Manila

More than 600 runners from 28 countries took part in the fourth stage of the Vertical World Circuit in Manila today at the Kerry Sports Manila Vertical Run with EastWest Bank. Both VWC world champions, Piotr Lobodzinski and Suzy Walsham pulled off a hat trick, winning the event for the third time running. While the challenge […]

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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