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The 2017 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series launched today with the legendary Transvulcania Ultramarathon, first of the Series Ultra category races. Twenty-six-year-old Timothy Lee Freriks has just written his name in Skyrunning history. Like Swede Ida Nilsson who won the race for the second consecutive time, both launched their international careers on the Skyrunner® World […]

The Transvulcania Naviera Armas Ultramarathon, first race in the 2017 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series in the Sky Ultra category, is set to light up the island of La Palma in the Spanish Canaries on May 13. This iconic event has become a legend since joining the Skyrunner® World Series in 2012, attracting the world’s […]

The 2017 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series which features 22 races in 11 countries kicked off today with the highest race on the circuit –  the Yading Skyrun reaching 4,664m altitude on the Tibetan Plateau in China’s Sichuan mountains. The 29 km race with a total climb of 2,345m, falls into the popular Sky Classic category which counts eleven […]

The Skyrunner® World Series has landed a title sponsor and will now be known as the “2017 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series”. The Chinese company, Migu Run, under the name of Migu Xempower, was the Series’ main sponsor in 2016. The 2017 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series features 22 races in 11 countries and will […]

The 2017  Skyrunner® World Series calendar is announced today with a new format, new races and more prize money. The Skyrunner® World Series will consist of the Sky Classic category with eleven races, the new Sky Extreme Series, introduced earlier this year, with three races, and the Sky Ultra Series with eight. The ranking will be based […]

The 2016 World Series in stats

18 November, 2016

The 2016 Skyrunner® World Series has come to a close, but before looking ahead to 2017 we want to share some fascinating behind-the-scenes statistics. We all know who the champions were, but let’s take an in-depth look at their incredible performances and some of the other athletes and data that deserve a mention. First, the […]