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15Sep 2018

In three days of uncertain and often extreme weather conditions, the 2018 Skyrunning World Championships lit up the sky in the Scottish Highlands with a rainbow of nations and world class competition. Nine countries took medals and 26 National Teams scored points lead by Spain, UK and USA. The third and final event of the […]

14Sep 2018

Cold, storms and wild and windy weather meant safety first and the adoption of Plan B at the Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra valid for the 2018 Skyrunning World Championships in Scotland today. Jonathan Albon and Ragna Debats took the gold for the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Altogether 478 runners from 41 countries bravely faced […]

13Sep 2018

Records were broken despite wintery conditions at the 2018 Skyrunning World Championships which kicked off today with the Salomon Mamores VK in the Scottish Highlands. Reigning VK World Champion, Laura Orgué from Spain and Switzerland’s Rémi Bonnet took the gold and crushed the previous records. The top three men closed under the record time and […]

10Sep 2018

The countdown has started for the first Skyrunning World Championships to be held in Scotland. Three disciplines will be disputed, hosted by Salomon Skyline Scotland in Kinlochleven from 13-15 September. Skyrunning is where earth and sky meet and that’s where all the action will be on and around Scotland’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, where the first […]

06Aug 2018

For the third year running Spain came out on top at the Youth Skyrunning World Championships held in L’Aquila, Italy between August 3-5.  Eleven countries out of the 18 participating took home medals. The future of skyrunning unfolded as 128 runners aged between 16 to 23 ran two races for the individual age categories and […]

02Aug 2018

Aspiring skyrunners from across the world are gathering in L’Aquila, near Rome, Italy for the third edition of the Youth Skyrunning World Championships. Since its inception in 2016, the Championships have proven a great success, counting increasing numbers of participants and countries. Eighteen countries are represented this year with the participation of 128 athletes aged […]

26Oct 2017

The International Skyrunning Federation (ISF) is pleased to announce the 2018 Skyrunning World Championships will be hosted by Skyline Scotland from September 13 – 15 in Kinlochleven, Scotland, where three disciplines will be disputed. After four World Championships held in Italy, France and Spain, the Scottish Highlands will welcome skyrunners from across the world to […]

18Oct 2017

The finals of the 2017 Skyrunning European Championships saw the Czech Republic, Spain and Italy dominate the overall national rankings in Limone sul Garda, Italy, on October 13. After the Ultra and Sky disciplines earlier in the season, it was the turn of the Vertical category. The world’s top specialists from 19 countries gathered to […]

10Oct 2017

It was the turn of the Sky discipline at the 2017 Skyrunning European Championships held at the Gorbeia Suzien race in Spain’s Basque Country, Saturday, October 7. Spain, Romania and France took the individual medals with Spain taking the entire men’s podium while women’s podium clinched a gold for Romania, a silver for France and […]

11Sep 2017

For the first time, Japan hosted the Asian Skyrunning Championships for the Vertical and the Sky disciplines on September 9 and 10 where runners from Japan, South Korea, China and Philippines contested the medals, More than 300 Asian athletes gathered in the Zao Onsen mountain resort, a historic hot springs village, to celebrate the events […]