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23 November 2013

Vertical World Circuit heads for Singapore

More than 2,000 runners together with some of the world’s top skyscraper racers will line up for Sunday’s Swissötel Vertical Marathon in South East Asia’s tallest hotel building, 226 metres high for the Vertical World Circuit semi-final. The battle will not just be among the elite competing for points in the sixth stage of the […]

9 October 2013

VWC final announced on Hong Kong’s ICC Tower

  October 9, 2013 Today, the International Skyrunning Association is proud to announce the final of the Vertical World Circuit will take place in Hong Kong on December 1st at “The Race to ICC – 100 – SHKP Vertical Run for the Chest”. The International Commerce Centre tower, the chosen venue, is the highest on […]

15 September 2013

World Champions win 2nd Hanoi Vertical Run

Reigning Vertical World Circuit champion Thomas Dold of Germany won the Hanoi Vertical Run Sunday, September 15, setting the fastest overall time up Landmark 72 – Vietnam’s tallest building. Winning the event is Dold’s second outright victory on this year’s Vertical World Circuit, earning him 100 points on the men’s ranking. The 29-year old German […]

13 September 2013

Star-studded Hanoi Vertical Run

The world’s best vertical runners will be hitting the stairs of Hanoi’s Landmark 72 on Sunday for the Hanoi Vertical Run, where hundreds of participants have registered to conquer the tallest skyscraper in the nation’s capital. Vietnam’s only stair climbing race has been selected as an official race for the 2013 Vertical World Circuit (VWC), the […]

5 August 2013

Dold and Walsham triumph on Beijing’s tallest tower

August 5, 2013 In the first race up Beijing’s tallest tower, 2013 China World Summit Wing Hotel Vertical Run, German Thomas Dold and Australian Suzy Walsham are, yet again, on top of the world. The skyscraper racing duo set the inaugural record here Saturday, summiting 9’55” and 11’46” respectively. The fourth stage of the Vertical […]

26 July 2013

World class line-up for Beijing’s first tower race

July 26, 2013 Beijing’s first tower race, the China World Summit Wing Hotel Vertical Run, will take place on August 3rd with an all-star line-up of international élite runners competing in the Vertical World Circuit. Half way through the eight-race Vertical World Circuit, this fourth stage will be attended by standing world champions, Thomas Dold […]

5 May 2013

Bourne and Belotti winners at Taipei

May 5, 2013 Australian Mark Bourne took the win in the men’s Taipei 101 International Run Up this morning ahead of Piotr Lobodzinski of Poland and Christian Riedl of Germany. Winning the event is Bourne’s second victory on the 2013 Vertical World Circuit, after winning the prestigious Empire State Building Run-Up in New York City […]

2 March 2013

Walsham and Lobodzinski Basel winners

March 2, 2013 The second leg of the Vertical World Circuit was staged in the picturesque Swiss town of Basel, where the 105, 31-story Messeturm towers over the Rhine. This year marked the 10th anniversary of the Tower Running event. The men’s elite featured many of the top European vertical runners, and it was a close […]

15 February 2013

VWC – New York victory is all-Australian

February 7, 2013 Australians Mark Bourne and Suzy Walsham won the first stage of the 2013 Vertical World Circuit at New York’s 36th Empire State Building Run-Up yesterday. Race favourite, VWC champion and seven-time winner Thomas Dold, dropped from the race with flu. Walsham, who shares the  2012 Vertical World Circuit Champion title with Dold, […]

12 February 2013

New York kicks off 2013 Vertical World Circuit

February 6, 2013 Celebrating five years, the 2013 Vertical World Circuit continues it’s upward climb launching with today’s Empire State Building Run-Up in New York with newly crowned VWC champions, Thomas Dold and Suzy Walsham toeing the start line. This year’s nine-race circuit features three new entries and two brand new races in Barcelona and, […]