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6 December 2015

VWC Grand Finale crowns Walsham and Lobodzinski

Vertical World Circuit superstars Suzy Walsham and Piotr Lobodzinski are crowned champions at the Grand Finale on Hong Kong’s highest building, the iconic International Commerce Centre. The two reigning champions were unbeatable after scoring five out of the necessary four wins of the eight-race circuit. Australians Darren Wilson and Suzy Walsham were the race winners however, […]

29 November 2015

Hong Kong hosts Vertical World Circuit Grand Finale

  30 November, 2015 For the third consecutive year, on December 6, the Vertical World Circuit will hold the finals of the eight-race tour on Hong Kong’s highest building, the iconic International Commerce Centre towering 484m above the South China Sea. It’s natural that one of the world’s most vertical cities should host the cirucit’s […]

25 October 2015

Records all round at Shanghai semi finals

  Poland’s Piotr Lobodzinski and China’s Gan Xue won the seventh stage of the 2015 Vertical World Circuit at Shanghai’s Two International Finance Centre Tower Sunday, October 25. A record attendance of more than 1,400 runners lined up to tackle the 1,460 steps and 54 floors. It wasn’t just a record attendance, but also a new course record set […]

23 October 2015

Shanghai – anticipation mounts for Vertical World Circuit semi finals

A record attendance of more than 1,400 runners are lining up for Sunday’s Vertical World Circuit at the Race to Shanghai IFC where the world’s top specialists will compete to score ranking points in the circuit’s semi finals. 1,460 steps up 54 floors is the challenge awaiting the runners. Heading the ranking is 2014 Vertical World Champion, Poland’s […]

21 September 2015

Lobodzinski & Walsham winners at Beijing

  China’s capital city Beijing hosted for the third time round a race up the city’s tallest skyscraper: 82 floors and 2,041 steps at the China World Summit Wing Hotel Vertical Run with a new men’s record. The 6th leg of the Vertical World Circuit took place on September 19 with 800 runners from 20 […]

19 September 2015

Beijing is back! Lobodzinski and Walsham head the line-up

Beijing hosts the 6th race of the Vertical World Circuit, Saturday, September 19 at the China World Summit Wing Hotel Vertical Run. The challenge lies in the 2,041 steps of the 82-floors of the city’s tallest skyscraper where nearly 1,000 runners from 20 countries will take part in the third edition of the event. 2014 Vertical World […]

24 August 2015

It’s a home win for Suzy Walsham & Mark Bourne in Australia

Sydney, August 23, 2015 Suzy Walsham, reigning VWC Champion and Mark Bourne, 2013 champion, proved they’re always on top of the world and in the face of 800 competitors, took the win in the 5th leg of the circuit in Sydney, Australia. The Sydney Tower Stair Challenge, climbs 1,504 steps up to the Observation Deck […]

20 July 2015

Vertical World Circuit heads to Sydney

Sydney, Australia, 20 July 2015 – One of Australia’s largest stair climbing races has been selected as an Official Race on the 2015 Vertical World Circuit (VWC), the world’s premier skyscraper racing circuit, uniting some of the world’s most iconic skyscraper races, including the Empire State Building Run-Up in New York City. The Sydney Tower […]

13 July 2015

‘SHKP Vertical Run for Charity’ – new developments and benefits presented

Hong Kong, 9 July 2015 Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited (SHKP) is organizing the fourth ‘SHKP Vertical Run for Charity’ this year; once again hosting the final two big events in the Vertical World Circuit: the ‘Race to Hong Kong ICC’ on 6 December and ‘Race to Shanghai IFC’ on 25 October.  The Hong Kong […]

2 June 2015

Victory at VertiGo for Lobodzinski & Svabikova

The fourth stage of the 2015 Vertical World Circuit took off May 29 with the VertiGo up France’s tallest building. Nearly 2,000 participants raced up the 954 steps and 48 floors where ranking leader Piotr Lobodzinski from Poland set a new record in 4’43” – shaving 9 seconds off his 2014 winning time. The women’s […]