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 23 races in 19 venues on three continents.
The Series is supported by partners Migu Xempower, Alpina Watches, Scott Sports, Compressport and Salomon.