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September 12: Announcement of Towerrunning 200 - November 26 - Shanghai - Shanghai Tower          

TWA is proud to announce the „ world record breaking“  Towerrunning Tour event. On Sunday, November 26th, 2017 the first edition of  International Vertical Marathon race will be staged at the Shanghai Tower in Shanghai. Shanghai Tower is the second tallest building in the world with a height of 632 meters. The runners will climb for the first time ever over 500 vertical meter. Exactly 119 floors and 552 meters !!! It will be an amazing experience and a step to a new heights in our sport.

There will be 9 000 Euro in prize money waiting for the best male and female runners:
1st – 1 500 Euro, 2nd – 1 250 Euro, 3rd –  1 000 Euro, 4th – 750 Euro

The race organizer  and the TWA are pleased to offer travel packages for 10 athletes comprising 600 Euro travel reimbursement and 2 nights of accommodation including breakfast. The travel packages will be awarded to TOP 30 ranked applicants in August 2017 ranking update using the official TWA elite application system. Interested athletes can apply from Tuesday, September 12 until Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 10pm CET by emailing president@towerrunning.com and sport@towerrunning.com .The selected athletes will get the 600 Euro travel reimbursement in advance from TWA once they finally confirm their participation. (pic ®Casper Shaw)     



September 10 - Final Results Towerrunning 160 VBB             
Vienna - Donauturm Treppenlauf - Danube Tower - Sep 8
Brno - AZ Tower Vertical Sprint - AZ Tower - Sep 9
Bratislava - UFO Vertical Sprint - UFO - Sep 10

Results Vienna: https://towerrunning.com/resultsarchive/2017/VieRes.pdf
Results Brno: https://towerrunning.com/resultsarchive/2017/BrnoRes.pdf
Results Bratislava: https://towerrunning.com/resultsarchive/2017/BratislavaRes.pdf

Three cities - three towers - three races - three Ladies on podium three times in same order !
Final Result Females
The decider at UFO saw a win of defending champion Tomas Celko beating Piotr Lobodzinski again in his home tower.
Final Result Males

Race report, pictures and video coming ....



September 9 - Intermediate Results after day 2 Towerrunning 160 VBB     
Vienna - Donauturm Treppenlauf - Danube Tower - Sep 8
Brno - AZ Tower Vertical Sprint - AZ Tower - Sep 9

Results Vienna: http://timingdata.info/TimeNet.Web/runs/frantisektoman/1
Results Brno: http://timingdata.info/TimeNet.Web/runs/frantisektoman/2

After two races with exactly the same podium for the females everything seems to be decided. But while favourite Suzy Walsham (AUS) at Vienna's Danube Tower won by a comfortable 7 seconds, at AZ Tower Zuzana Krchova (CZE) was less than a second away from a surprising win. Veronika Windisch (AUT) managed to secure her first podium ranks in a Towerrunning Tour event.
https://towerrunning.com/worldc…/VBB%20Day%202%20Females.pdf
For the males the final race at UFO will be the ultimate decider between ranking leader Piotr Lobodzinski (POL) and defending champion Tomas Celko (SVK), who placed 1 and 2 in different order at the two venues. Open is the race for 3rd between Frank Nicolas Carreno (COL - 3rd at AZ Tower), Stefan Stefina (SVK - 3rd at Danube Tower) and Martin Tomica (CZE)
.https://towerrunning.com/worldcup/VBB%20Day%202%20Males.pdf



September 4 - Announcement of Towerrunning 120 LVM Skyrun Münster on Oct 15  
  
The sprint specialists will be out in force as Münster hosts the Towerrunning 120 race on Sunday, October 15, 2017.  At only 18 floors and 360 stairs, the tower is one of the shortest in the Towerrunning Tour, but the unique race format of LVM Skyrun Münster is deceptively tough, requiring runners to complete a qualification round followed by a series of knock-out heats, each time completing a full ascension of the Tower. The top 3 male, female and team winners will each share in a prize pool of  900 Euro.

TWA and LVM Skyrun Münster are pleased to announce travel packages for 8 athletes comprising travel reimbursement of 150 Euro and 1 night accommodation including breakfast. Travel packages will be awarded to TWA-registered athletes with a Top 30 ranking according to the August 2017 TWA  rankings.  Interested athletes can apply from September 4 until Sep 11, 10pm Central European Time by
emailing president@towerrunning.com and sport@towerrunning.com



August 30 - Announcement Towerrunning Trial 60 Dallas Vert Mile - Jan 13, 2018 - Reunion Tower 

The first Towerrunning Trial 60 race in 2018 will be held at Reunion Tower in Dallas on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Dallas Vert Mile will see athletes climb  850 stairs and 144 meters to finish at the observation deck on the 50th floor. The sprint race will count as Towerrunning Trial 60 for the TWA ranking. There will be also 3 lap and 12 lap races not evaluated for the TWA ranking.

Dallas Vert Mile is pleased to announce free race registration to 15 Elite athletes as follows: 3 international slots for TWA-registered athletes with a Top 50 ranking according to the September 2017 TWA ranking update; a further 10 slots (5 male and 5 female) to top ranked TWA-registered USA athletes according to Towerrunning USA rankings at the end of the application period; and a further 2 slots to other TWA-registered competitive athletes based on performance at recent stair climbing races. Interested athletes can apply until September 30, 2017 at 10pm CET. International slots: emailing president@towerrunning.com and sport@towerrunning.com.
USA slots: emailing Zivadin Zivkovic, President of Towerrunning USA at ztowerrunning@gmail.com

Not TWA-registered athlete please complete the registration process at www.towerrunning.com/athletes. Selected elite athletes will not enter via the event’s online registration system. Successful applicants will be notified.



August 21 - Announcement - Grand Prix Towerrunning Acapulco - Sep 22-24 

The Grand Prix Towerrunning Acapulco will take place on September 22 to 24, 2017 at Acapulco Beach in Mexico, one weekend, three races in three hotels. Towerrunning Mexico is pleased to announce travel packages for 6 athletes comprising:

  • 2 nights accommodation  including breakfast ( 2 in a room ) at Acapulco
  • Bus Mexico City – Acapulco – Mexico  (Depart 6:00 am from Mexico City, return 3:00 pm from Acapulco, travel around 5 hours)
  • Pick up from Mexico Airport to the hotel
  • Free race entry for the three races  (offical T-shirt and 3 medals)

These packages are open to all athletes registered in TWA, interested athletes can apply from August 21 until September 05, 2017, 10 pm CET
by emailing president@towerrunning.com and roberto@towerrunningmx.com .The Grand Prix Towerrunning Acapulco is part of the Mexican Towerrunning Circuit and a Towerrunning Tour event with factor 60.



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