Fourteen fantastic races make up the 2010 Skyrunner® World Series calendar. To concentrate the competition especially among top athletes, five major races have been selected together with nine trials including new entry, Russia. The ranking points system has also been adjusted to give a 20% increase to World Series competitors in the final.
2010 Skyrunner® World Series Races
SPAIN: Maratòn Alpina Zegama-Aizkorri, Basque Country - May 16
FRANCE: Chaberton Marathon, Montgènevre - August 1
USA: *Pikes Peak Marathon, Colorado Springs - August 15
ITALY: Sentiero delle Grigne SkyMarathon® - Pasturo, Lecco - September 19
MALAYSIA: Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon, Borneo - October 23/24
2010 Skyrunner® World Series Trials
PORTUGAL: Circuito dos 3 Cântaros SkyRace® - Parque Nat. da Serra da Estrela - June 13
SWITZERLAND: Course de Sierre-Zinal, Zinal - August 8
ITALY: Red Rock SkyMarathon® - Vezza d’Oglio, Brescia - August 22
JAPAN: Mt Ontake SkyRace® - Nagano - August 29
UK: *The Ben Nevis Race, Fort William, Scotland - September 4
SPAIN: Carrera de La Sagra - September 11
VENEZUELA: Ávila SkyRace - Caracas, September 11
RUSSIA: Vertical SkyRace - Mt Elbrus - TBD
ANDORRA: Vallnord SkyRace® - TBD
Skyrunner® World Series ranking points system: circuit open to individual skyrunners and commercial teams based on the sum of the best three World Series’ race results and one World Series Trial.
Ranking points breakdown: 100-88-78-72-68-66-64-62-60-58-56-54-52-50-48-46-44-42-40-.
The ranking points in the final race will be increased by 20% for all World Series competitors.
To qualify in the Skyrunner® World Series, a current membership card of an associate national mountain federation is required (FSA, ATRA, FFME, FEDME, FISI, etc).
ISF rules will apply in all events.
The top three ranked men and women are entitled to free entry and free accommodation at all World Series events. (For the first race the previous year’s ranking will be counted).
Final prize: € 10,000.