NEWS

22 October 2019

Hong Kong Grand Finale cancelled. Osaka last stop on the VWC

In view of recent social events in Hong Kong, the organiser of the 2019 Vertical World Circuit Grand Finale, the SHKP Vertical Run for Charity – Race to Hong Kong ICC, scheduled for 1 December, has announced the cancellation of the race. The final stop of the VWC will now take place in Osaka, Japan, […]

20 October 2019

Bourne is back. Walsham takes her fifth win in Shanghai

Shanghai opened its doors today to 1,700 skyscraper racers hailing from more than 20 countries to compete in the SHKP Vertical Run for Charity – Race to Shanghai IFC – eighth leg of the 2019 Vertical World Circuit. First to summit the 1,460 steps up the Two Shanghai International Finance Centre was Australian Mark Bourne […]

15 October 2019

VWC round number eight – it’s time for battle in Shanghai

The world’s top stair climbers are heading for the eighth leg of the 2019 Vertical World Circuit at the SHKP Vertical Run for Charity – Race to Shanghai IFC, Sunday, October 20. For the sixth time the Shanghai race has featured on the Vertical World Circuit. The vertical challenge lies in scaling the 1,460 steps up […]

31 August 2019

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 […]

27 August 2019

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 […]

21 July 2019

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. […]

16 July 2019

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 […]

2 June 2019

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. […]

29 May 2019

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 will […]

17 May 2019

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 […]