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08Feb 2017

The International Skyrunning Federation is pleased to announce the 2017 Youth Skyrunning World Championships together with the 2017 Continental Championships which will take place in four continents. After the success of the first annual Youth Skyrunning World Championships held last year in Italy with the attendance of eight countries, the 2017 edition will be held […]

11Dec 2016

Today is International Mountain Day and for skyrunners the world over, it is a day of celebration. After all, our arena is the mountain, where earth meets sky. We’d like to draw attention to two significant topics. An important study has been carried out by our Spanish member, FEDME, on racing events in the mountains, their […]

08Dec 2016

The 2016 Asian Skyrunning Championships took place on the 2nd and 4th of December, in Hong Kong on Lantau Island, covering the Vertical Kilometer®, Sky and Ultra categories. With a record eleven Asian nations participating, Japan came out tops with five gold medals followed by Nepal, one gold and new-entry South Korea with a silver […]

21Oct 2016

ISF partner UIAA (International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation) held its annual General Assembly in Brixen in Northern Italy on October 15 with the participation of ISF Vice President, Silvio Calvi. At the meeting in the section dedicated to the ISF, UIAA Board Member Thomas Kahr, responsible for communication, touched on the UIAA Strategic Plan encompassing […]

01Aug 2016

2016 Youth Skyrunning World Championships Gran Sasso, Aquila, Italy – July 29-31, 2016 The first Youth Skyrunning World Championships kicked off in Italy on July 29 with young skyrunners from eight countries and three continents competing in the two events – Friday’s Vertical Kilometer® and Sunday’s SkyRace®. 54 medals were distributed in three age group […]

24Jul 2016

Spain’s Luis Alberto Hernando, for the second time in his career, is crowned Ultra World Champion at the Buff Epic 105K which took place today in the Spanish Pyrenees. Queen of the Ultra is Frenchwoman Caroline Chaverot who finished an incredible 10th overall and beat the previous men’s record by 25’. Closing an intensive weekend […]

23Jul 2016

After securing the Vertical World Champion title on Friday, Norway’s Stian Angermund goes on to clinch the Sky title in today’s Buff Epic 42K. An incredible performance in both races, a new star is born. Spaniard Maite Maiora finally takes the World title she deserves. After a career just short of the podium, a fourth […]

22Jul 2016

The competition was always going to be tough. The 2016 Skyrunning World Championships launched today with the Buff® Epic VK and, with several last-minute entries, the battle was intense in both fields. With competitors leaving at 30” intervals, anticipation mounted at the summit as the times of the runners were announced. Frenchwoman Christel Dewalle, the […]

07Jul 2016

The countdown has now begun for the 2016 Skyrunning World Championships, where skyrunners from around the world will gather to celebrate their passion for this unique sport. Athletes from 35 countries will participate in the three skyrunning disciplines Vertical, Sky and Ultra hosted in the Vall de Boí in the Spanish Pyrenees from July 22 […]

20May 2016

The 2016 Skyrunning World Championships head to the Spanish Pyrenees, home to the world’s top skyrunners and the sport’s greatest following. Here, from July 22-24, world titles and medals will be awarded, crowning the champions of the Ultra, Sky and Vertical disciplines together with combined titles and country ranking. The ISF is pleased to announce […]

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