News

2 December 2018

Hong Kong’s triumphant VWC Grand Finale

After eight races in some of the world’s most iconic skyscrapers, the 2018 Vertical World Circuit closed triumphantly with the Grand Finale up Hong Kong’s tallest building today. Close on 2,000 runners from a record 38 countries participated in the SHKP Vertical Run for Charity: Race to Hong Kong ICC where 2,120 steps and 82 […]

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 […]

20 April 2017

VWC heads for new heights in Seoul

The highest skyscraper race ever held will take place in South Korea’s tallest building, LOTTE WORLD TOWER, in Seoul on April 23 as an Official Vertical World Circuit Exhibition Race, sanctioned by the International Skyrunning Federation. Top ranked runners, as well as current and past world champions, will be joined by hundreds of participants up for the extreme challenge of ascending […]

3 March 2017

Triumphant launch at Dubai Holding SkyRun

The first stage of the 2017 Vertical World Circuit kicked off with the Dubai Holding SkyRun today, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with a record field and records smashed. For the second year running, VWC elite runners ascended the 1,334 steps and 52 floors of the Jumeirah Emirates Towers and true to form, the reigning […]