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Walsham and Watanabe victorious in Beijing

Seven was, indeed, a lucky number for seven-times Vertical World Circuit® Champion, Australian Suzy Walsham who won the China World Summit Wing, Beijing Vertical Run today. “I am so happy to come away with my seventh win in Beijing,” Walsham commented. “I focused on my own race and did not get distracted by the other runners. […]

It’s back to Beijing – seven times lucky!

With six races down and five to go, the Vertical World Circuit® is back in Beijing for the seventh time at the China World Summit Wing, Beijing Vertical Run, Saturday, August 31 after the successful London stop-over in July. The race is a is a sell-out with more than 900 participants from 32 nations joined by […]

Records tumble at London’s Broadgate Tower Run Up

The strong international line-up for the sixth leg of the 2019 Vertical World Circuit® saw records smashed in both the men’s and the women’s fields at London’s Broadgate Tower Run Up yesterday. With strong competition pushing the pace, local Sarah Frost broke her own record together with the top five women all finishing under record time. Winner […]

London’s Broadgate Tower hosts sixth stage of the VWC

Looking to set new records up the 35 floors and 877 steps of London’s Broadgate Tower Run Up, will be an elite field joined by some 300 runners from 13 countries, Saturday, July 20, the sixth stage of the 2019 Vertical World Circuit®. The fourth edition of the Broadgate Tower Run will once again host the London stage of […]

VWC elites take One World Trade Center wins

Japan’s Ryoji Watanabe and Laura Manninen from Finland took their first Vertical World Circuit® win in the T2T Tower Climb in a field of close on 1,000 runners today. The fifth edition of the race was hosted in New York’s One World Observatory at One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. After […]

One World Trade Center hosts fifth stage of the VWC

One of the most iconic skyscrapers in the world, New York’s tallest tower and the highest building in the Western Hemisphere is the venue for the fifth stage of the 2019 Vertical World Circuit® on Sunday, 2 June. One World Observatory at One World Trade Center will host the T2T Tower Climb where close on 1,000 runners […]

Italians dominate Paris VertiGo

The fourth leg of the 2019 Vertical World Circuit®, the international skyscraper racing series, was held in Paris yesterday evening with the VertiGo up the tallest building in the country. The international line-up was dominated by Italians, taking the top two places in the men’s field and third in the women’s. Joining 1,150 runners from […]

Ready, steady, VertiGo! Fourth leg of the VWC in Paris

After the first three stages of the 2019 Vertical World Circuit® in Seoul, Milan and Ho Chi Minh City, the international skyscraper racing series will head for Paris on Thursday, May 16, the fourth stop on the eleven-race tour. The VertiGo, an official VWC race since 2014, takes place on the tallest building in France, the […]

Triumphant launch for South East Asia’s tallest tower race

The third leg of the 2019 Vertical World Circuit® kicked off today in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam with the world’s top skyscraper racers aiming for circuit points and to celebrate the inaugural Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81 – Race to the Summit. The fastest times up the 81 race floors and 2,383 steps of South East […]

New race inaugurates South East Asia’s tallest building

The ISF is proud to present a brand new tower and official venue for the 2019 Vertical World Circuit® with the Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81: Race to the Summit in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Celebrating the tallest building in South East Asia, the inauguration on Sunday, April 28, 2019 will see the world’s top stair […]