Skyrunning was founded in 1992 by Italian Marino Giacometti, President of the International Skyrunning Federation which sanctions the discipline worldwide and sports the tagline: “Less cloud. More sky”.
The Skyrunner® World Series was launched in 2004 and has grown to represent the peak of outdoor running defined by altitude and technicality.
In 2017 the Series comprises three disciplines: Sky Classic, Sky Extreme and Sky Ultra, featuring 22 races in 19 venues on three continents.
The Series is supported by title sponsor Migu Run and partners Compressport and Scott.