The 2016 Skyrunning World Championships were held from 22 -24 July in the Vall de Boí in the Spanish Pyrenees, a spectacular natural arena surrounded by 3,000m peaks and 200 mountain lakes. Rich in cultural history, it is also a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Gran Sasso SkyRace® & Vertical Kilometer®, Gran Sasso, Aquila, Italy – July 29-31
July 29, 2016: Vertical Kilometer®, 3.5 km reaching 2,000m altitude.
July 31, 2016: SkyRace®, 21.6 km, maximum altitude 2,533m with 2,226m vertical climb.
Categories: Youth A (16-17), Youth B (18-20) and U23 (21-23).
Results, ranking and news here
The Skyrunning Continental Championships were introduced in 2015 in addition to the European Championships to further globalise the sport and give the opportunity to new nations to race on their own continent. The 2016 Championships included North America and Asia.