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4 November 2018

Lobodzinski and Yoshizumi take third Osaka win

A new men’s record was set today on Japan’s tallest tower at the Harukas Skyrun, the seventh leg of the Vertical World Circuit skyscraper racing tour. A record field of 1,500 runners climbed 1,610 steps and 59 floors to the rooftop of the Abeno Harukas building in Osaka. Vertical World Circuit champion Piotr Lobodzinski from […]

2 November 2018

Top runners converge on Japan’s tallest tower

Japan’s tallest tower, the Abeno Harukas in Osaka, will see some of the world’s top athletes race up the 1,610 steps in the seventh stage of the Vertical World Circuit on Sunday, November 4. A record field of 1,500 runners will climb the 59 floors to the rooftop in the third edition of the Harukas […]

14 October 2018

Lobodzinski beats Bourne in Shanghai. Walsham supreme

Poland’s Piotr Lobodzinski finally took the win from Australian Mark Bourne, three-time winner and record holder of the SHKP Vertical Run for Charity – Race to Shanghai IFC, Sunday, October 14 on the sixth leg of the Vertical World Circuit. A field of 1,700 participants from 25 countries raced up the 1,460 steps of the building. […]

11 October 2018

Preparing for battle up Shanghai IFC tower

Over 1,700 participants from 25 countries will climb to the top of Shanghai IFC, Sunday, October 14 on the sixth leg of the Vertical World Circuit. Among them, a world-class line-up is ready to do battle for the win and the VWC ranking points at the SHKP Vertical Run for Charity – Race to Shanghai IFC, […]

25 August 2018

Beijing – Bourne back on top with Walsham

Beijing’s tallest tower hosted the fifth stage of the nine-race Vertical World Circuit up the 82 floors and 2,041 steps today. Australians Mark Bourne and Suzy Walsham took the day in a field of more than 700 participants at the sixth edition of the China World Summit Wing Beijing Vertical Run. Twenty-three top ranked runners […]

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 July 2018

Manila – world champions and elite gather for fourth stage of the VWC

The fourth leg of the Vertical World Circuit heads to Manila, Philippines on July 8 with the VWC world champions and top ranked athletes joining more than 700 runners to race up the 59 floors and 1,353 steps to the summit of the Shangri-la at the Fort tower. The elite field counts athletes from 11 […]

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 […]