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Bourne and Walsham repeat Shanghai win with a record

A new record was set on the Two Shanghai IFC, the Sun Hung Kai Properties landmark tower, on the eighth leg of the Vertical World Circuit, Sunday, October 22. 1,650 participants scaled the 1,460 steps of the building in the SHKP Vertical Run for Charity: Race to Shanghai IFC where VWC world champion, Australian Suzy […]

Shanghai – stairway to the sky

Just three more races to go on the 10-race Vertical World Circuit and top international athletes, together with a record 1,650 participants, will climb the stairway to the top of Shanghai’s IFC tower, Sunday, October 22. The SHKP Vertical Run for Charity – Race to Shanghai IFC will see a world-class line-up battling for the […]

Bourne and McNamara top the Sydney Tower Eye

It was the turn of the 2017 Sydney Tower Stair Challenge, seventh stage of the ten-race Vertical World Circuit, Sunday, August 27, following on from Saturday’s Beijing event. More than 1,000 participants climbed the 1,504 steps to the Observation Deck of the iconic Sydney Tower Eye, the city’s tallest building. Fastest to the top were […]

Invincible – Walsham and Lobodzinski take Beijing’s tallest tower

Beijng, China, hosted the sixth stage of the ten-race Vertical World Circuit, Saturday, August 26 at the China World Summit Wing Beijing Vertical Run, where more than 900 runners stormed up the up the 2,041 steps to the rooftop finish line towering 330m above the city. Vertical World Circuit champions Suzy Walsham from Australia and […]

World Champions win Kerry Sports Manila Vertical Run

The conditions were just right for the participants of the Kerry Sports Manila Vertical Run on the fifth leg of the Vertical World Circuit, Sunday, July 9. More than 700 local and overseas participants took to the stairs at Shangri-La at the Fort, to dash up 250 meters to the building’s penthouse making it the […]

Records smashed at New York’s One World Trade Center

Three winners stood on the stage of the fourth leg of the 2017 Vertical World Circuit in New York on June 4th at the T2T Tower Climb in One World Trade Center commemorating 9/11. Yes, three winners! Former VWC champion, Thomas Dold from Germany shared an incredible 12’19” finish time with Australian fireman Darren Wilson […]

One World Trade Center next up on VWC

  The fourth stage of the 2017 Vertical World Circuit will take place in New York on June 4th with the T2T Tower Climb in One World Trade Center commemorating 9/11. After Dubai, London and Paris, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and sixth tallest in the world, will host the third edition of […]

Record time in Paris for Lobodzinski

The tough competition between the current and former Vertical World Circuit  champions helped push for a new men’s course record in last night’s VertiGo, third leg of the circuit in Paris in the city’s tallest building. Piotr Lobodzinski from Poland, reigning VWC champion and ranking leader sliced yet another second off his own course record […]

Paris and the VWC are ready to VertiGo!

The third stage of the 2017 Vertical World Circuit heads for the tallest tower in Paris on Thursday, May 18 after events in Dubai and London. The world’s top skyscraper racers will participate in the VertiGo to gain points in the ten-race circuit. They will join nearly 2,000 participants to race up the 954 steps […]

Bourne and Walsham top the world’s highest race

The highest skyscraper race ever attempted was held in the LOTTE WORLD TOWER, the world’s fifth tallest building, Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 23. The 123 floors and 2,917 steps of the LOTTE WORLD TOWER INTERNATIONAL SKYRUN were eaten up in just a matter of minutes by two Australians, Mark Bourne in 15’44” and Suzy […]