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18 July 2017

World Champions win Kerry Sports Manila Vertical Run

The conditions were just right for the participants of the Kerry Sports Manila Vertical Run on the fifth leg of the Vertical World Circuit, Sunday, July 9. More than 700 local and overseas participants took to the stairs at Shangri-La at the Fort, to dash up 250 meters to the building’s penthouse making it the […]

6 June 2017

Records smashed at New York’s One World Trade Center

Three winners stood on the stage of the fourth leg of the 2017 Vertical World Circuit in New York on June 4th at the T2T Tower Climb in One World Trade Center commemorating 9/11. Yes, three winners! Former VWC champion, Thomas Dold from Germany shared an incredible 12’19” finish time with Australian fireman Darren Wilson […]

1 June 2017

One World Trade Center next up on VWC

  The fourth stage of the 2017 Vertical World Circuit will take place in New York on June 4th with the T2T Tower Climb in One World Trade Center commemorating 9/11. After Dubai, London and Paris, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and sixth tallest in the world, will host the third edition of […]

19 May 2017

Record time in Paris for Lobodzinski

The tough competition between the current and former Vertical World Circuit  champions helped push for a new men’s course record in last night’s VertiGo, third leg of the circuit in Paris in the city’s tallest building. Piotr Lobodzinski from Poland, reigning VWC champion and ranking leader sliced yet another second off his own course record […]

17 May 2017

Paris and the VWC are ready to VertiGo!

The third stage of the 2017 Vertical World Circuit heads for the tallest tower in Paris on Thursday, May 18 after events in Dubai and London. The world’s top skyscraper racers will participate in the VertiGo to gain points in the ten-race circuit. They will join nearly 2,000 participants to race up the 954 steps […]

24 April 2017

Bourne and Walsham top the world’s highest race

The highest skyscraper race ever attempted was held in the LOTTE WORLD TOWER, the world’s fifth tallest building, Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 23. The 123 floors and 2,917 steps of the LOTTE WORLD TOWER INTERNATIONAL SKYRUN were eaten up in just a matter of minutes by two Australians, Mark Bourne in 15’44” and Suzy […]

9 March 2017

Lobodzinski and Svabikova Vertical Rush winners

There seems no stopping the adrenalin running in the veins of Piotr Lobodzinski, the 31-year-old Pole, three-time Vertical World Circuit champion. On the second leg of the 2017 Vertical World Circuit in London today, he closed just one second away from the course record set here by German Thomas Dold in 2012. His winning time […]

8 March 2017

World’s top runners head for London’s Vertical Rush

The second leg of the 2017 Vertical World Circuit heads for London with an incredible line-up of the world’s top skyscraper racers. They will join more than 1,000 participants in Shelter’s Vertical Rush on Tower 42 in London’s financial district, Thursday, March 9. Hitting the heights of the 42 floors and 932 steps will be reigning VWC world champion […]

7 March 2017

Korea to host world’s highest skyscraper race

The International Skyrunning Federation is pleased to announce an important addition to the 2017 Vertical World Circuit. The highest skyscraper race ever held will take place in South Korea’s tallest building, LOTTE WORLD TOWER, on April 23 as an Official Vertical World Circuit Exhibition race. The “LOTTE WORLD TOWER INTERNATIONAL SKYRUN” is the country’s first and only international stair climbing […]

1 March 2017

2017 VWC launches at Dubai Holding SkyRun

The 2017 Vertical World Circuit launches this year with the Dubai Holding SkyRun on Friday, March 3rd in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A joint venture between the International Skyrunning Federation and Dubai Holding brings the Vertical World Circuit for the second time to the Middle East. After Dubai, the 10-race calendar stretches across the globe touching in iconic cities from London […]