NEWS – ISF – International Skyrunning Federation

NEWS

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 […]