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15 April 2015

Vertical World Circuit heads to Hanoi Exhibition Race

Runners will be hitting the stairs of Hanoi’s Landmark 72 on Saturday 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 Exhibition Race on the 2015 Vertical World Circuit (VWC), the world’s premier skyscraper racing circuit, uniting some of […]

3 March 2015

Top skyscraper racers ascend London’s Tower 42

  Piotr Lobodzinski, currently the world’s top skyscraper racer, together with Lenka Svabikova today won the 7th edition of the Shelter Vertical Rush held on Tower 42, in London’s financial district. The race marks the second stage of the eight-race Vertical World Circuit where the best runners compete for the prestigious world titles and cash […]

2 March 2015

It’s a Vertical Rush up Tower 42

  Some of world’s top skyscraper racers will join more than 1,000 participants in Shelter’s Vertical Rush on March 3rd to the top of Tower 42 in the heart of London’s financial centre. On the second leg of the 2015 Vertical World Circuit, the 2014 world champion together with past winners here will race the […]

5 February 2015

Riedl and Walsham winners in New York

February 5, 2015 New York’s Empire State Building Run-Up kicked off the 2015 Vertical World Circuit yesterday, the first of the eight-race circuit’s iconic skyscraper races across the world. 1,576 steps and 86 flights of stairs were the challenge facing more than 400 runners in the 38th edition of the annual event.  2014 VWC champion Suzy […]

4 February 2015

2015 Vertical World Circuit announced

February 4, 2015 Celebrating seven years of activity, the 2015 Vertical World Circuit continues it’s upward climb launching with today’s Empire State Building Run-Up in New York. Headed by last year’s winners, Norwegian Thorbjørn Ludvigsen and Australian Suzy Walsham, four-time VWC Champion. Along with a number of other top athletes, they’re preparing to race the […]

7 December 2014

Walsham & Lobodzinski world champions at Hong Kong final

  Australian skyscraper racer Suzy Walsham takes her fourth world title at the grand finale of the Vertical World Circuit at the Race to Hong Kong ICC on Sunday, December 7. Poland’s Piotr Lobodzinski took the men’s title, thanks to his ranking points scored in the previous circuit races. Race winners were Walsham and fellow […]

4 December 2014

Skyscraper racers head for VWC grand finale

    A stacked line-up of some of the world’s most competitive skyscraper racers including world champions, Mark Bourne and Suzy Walsham, head the field for the 2014 Vertical World Circuit grand finale at the Race to Hong Kong ICC on Sunday, December 7. Hong Kong’s iconic International Commerce Centre, site of this immense challenge, […]

28 October 2014

Walsham and Bourne fly in Shanghai

The seventh leg of the Vertical World Series staged a hugely successful event on Sunday up the Sun Hung Kai Properties landmark tower in Shanghai, Two Shanghai International Finance Centre. The 1,200 participants scaled 1,460 steps up 57 floors in the SHKP Vertical Run for Charity. Australia’s Mark Bourne, 2013 VWC Champion and winner at […]

19 October 2014

Victory goes to Lobodzinski and Hahner in Brazil’s Corrida Vertical

The sixth stage of the Vertical World Circuit saw a battle of the giants between Poland’s Piotr Lobodzinski and Germany’s Thomas Dold at the Corrida Vertical, São Paulo, Brazil yesterday. It was a new record for Lobodzinski who closed in 2’54”, just 5” ahead of Dold. Belgian Omar Bekkali was third in 3’07”.  Lobodzinski takes […]

15 September 2014

Western China’s tallest tower race – Dold and Xue winners

Chongqing, China, 14th September, 2014 Western China’s highest tower race was launched on Saturday – The Westin Chongqing Vertical Run where 300 local and overseas participants took to the stairs to dash up the 1,352 steps to the tower’s helipad. Germany’s Thomas Dold and China’s Gan Xue stole the show. Dold crossed the finish line in a time […]