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2024 Skyrunning World Championships general rules

ISF Rules Extract

GENERAL – The World Championships are open only to official teams. Only nations will be ranked in the team category.
National ranking is open to the ISF Members and nations approved by the ISF. Only one team will be allowed per nation.
All team members must have the nationality of the country they represent. Athletes with dual nationality must select one nationality to represent at the beginning of each season.

National teams from countries without full ISF membership may participate at the discretion of the ISF Board. A registration fee set by the ISF is payable. The ISF rules and regulations must be strictly adhered to.

NATIONAL RANKING – The national team of each country must be declared on the ISF form at the beginning of the Championships and updated only for registering new members at least 10 days before each race.

INDIVIDUAL POINTS SYSTEM – Each race will assign points based on the winning men’s/women’s results according to the Ranking points breakdown: 100-88-78-72-68-66-64-62-60-58-56-54-52-50 down to 2 points and down to the 40th position for men and women.

NATIONAL OFFICIAL TEAMS POINTS SYSTEM – A team ranking system will be adopted based on the individual points accrued by the top four athletes (at least one per gender) in each age category in each discipline disputed in that Championship. In case of a tie, the team with the highest number of finishers will be considered.

TITLES – At the conclusion of the Championships the first male and female competitors with the highest score will be declared “Skyrunning Champion”.

AWARDS – At the conclusion of the ISF Championships, the first three ranked men and women will receive, in order, gold, silver and bronze medals per discipline.

COMBINED TITLES – The Combined title is based on the results accrued by a runner in both the VERTICAL and SKY disciplines. The athlete with the highest cumulative points’ sum will be declared the Combined Champion. In case of a tie, the best position in the SKY discipline is considered.