News – ISF – International Skyrunning Federation


02Aug 2017

The second edition of the Youth Skyrunning World Championships took place in the Principality of Andorra on July 28 and 30th with double the number of countries participating with respect to last year. Ninety young skyrunners from 16 countries and four continents aged between 16-23-years took part in the events which kicked off with a […]

02Aug 2017

10th ISF General Assembly

August 2, 2017

The 10th International Skyrunning Federation General Assembly was held on July 28th, 2017, concomitant with the Youth Skyrunning World Championships over the same weekend in the Principality of Andorra. Two thirds of the members, either directly or by proxy, were represented at the meeting, hosted by ISF Andorra Member, Federaciò Andorrana de Muntanyisme (FAM) in the Office […]

25Jul 2017

After the success of the first annual Youth Skyrunning World Championships in 2016 in Italy, the 2017 edition will be held in the Principality of Andorra with two events: the KV Arinsal on July 28 and the SkyRace® Arinsal on July 30. Sixteen countries (double the 2016 number) from four continents will participate with young skyrunners, our future champions, competing to do their […]

10Jul 2017

Six medals were presented to six countries at the 2017 Skyrunning European Championships celebrating the Ultra category, on July 8 in Val d’Isère, France with Spain and, for the first time, the Netherlands taking the gold for the individual title. The gold went to Spaniard Luis Alberto Hernando, for the third time running, European Champion of […]

05Jul 2017

The first of the 2017 European Skyrunning Championships races kicks off this weekend in Val d’Isère, France, with a stacked field of 300 competitors heading up Europe’s highest race on July 8, 2017 in the Ultra category. The Odlo High Trail Vanoise® also valid for the Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series ranking, is set in one […]

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 […]

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