News

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]