‘SHKP Vertical Run for Charity’ – new developments and benefits presented

Hong Kong, 9 July 2015 Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited (SHKP) is organizing the fourth ‘SHKP Vertical Run for Charity’ this year; once again hosting the final two big events in the Vertical World Circuit: the ‘Race to Hong Kong ICC’ on 6 December and ‘Race to Shanghai IFC’ on 25 October. The Hong Kong […]

Victory at VertiGo for Lobodzinski & Svabikova

The fourth stage of the 2015 Vertical World Circuit took off May 29 with the VertiGo up France’s tallest building. Nearly 2,000 participants raced up the 954 steps and 48 floors where ranking leader Piotr Lobodzinski from Poland set a new record in 4’43” – shaving 9 seconds off his 2014 winning time. The women’s […]

Lobodzinski & Walsham win Taipei 101

  Taipei, Taiwan, 3 May 2015 – Poland’s Piotr Lobodzinski led a European clean sweep of the top two men’s podium places at the Taipei 101 Run Up, Sunday, in a time of eleven minutes and eight seconds. The race saw reigning VWC champion Lobodzinski climb clear of Italian Emanuele Manzi, with local hero Guo […]

VWC heads for Taipei 101

Some of the world’s best vertical runners will be hitting the stairs on Sunday for the Taipei 101 Run Up, where over four thousand participants have registered to conquer the 2,046 steps of the world’s fifth tallest skyscraper. The Taipei 101 Run Up has been selected as an official race for the 2015 Vertical World […]

Majcen and Reid Climb to Victory at Hanoi Vertical Run

Hanoi, Vietnam, 18th April 2015 – Rolf Majcen of Austria and Australia’s Cindy Reid won the third edition of the Hanoi Vertical Run on Saturday, setting the overall fastest time for their categories up Landmark 72 – Vietnam’s tallest building. Winning the event is Majcen’s first outright victory in Hanoi. The Austrian finished in a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]