Osaka, Japan – November 19, 2023

The second edition of the ISF Stairclimbing World Championships will be held on November 19, 2023 in the Abeno Harukas tower in Osaka, Japan.

The Championships will be open, so top runners and National Teams will battle together for the World titles and medals at stake.

Tower: Abeno Harukas
Height: 300m
Climb: 285m
Race floors: 59
Steps: 1,610
Race records:
Men – 8’29” Mark Bourne (AUS) – 2019
Women – 10’14” Yuri Yoshizumi (JPN) – 2017

Event website


  • The 2023 Stairclimbing World Championships are open to both individual athletes and National Teams
  • In order to represent the National Team, athletes must be selected by their ISF National Member
  • There is no a maximum number of participants per team
  • Equal gender representation in National Teams is strongly suggested


It’s time to compete sky high – announcing the 2023 Stairclimbing World Championships