The Skyrunner® World Series continues its expansion by unveiling another new location for 2024. First La Palma and South Korea, then Turkey, and now Mexico has been announced as a new race for next seasons calendar. The circuit will travel to Orizaba, Veracruz for the Mexico Skychallenge on the last weekend of May.

The new Skyrunner® World Series race is 35 kilometres with 2,500 meters of elevation gain and offers a high-altitude challenge at over 3,000 meters above sea level. The course crosses historic mountains, with breathtaking views of the Sierra Madre Oriental, and the majestic backdrop of the Pico de Orizaba, Mexico’s highest mountain. 

Aurora García, race director, comments:

“Imagine a unique race in the heart of the high mountains of Mexico, in the folkloric town of Orizaba, Veracruz. This magical spot, with its rich cultural heritage, spectacular mountain landscapes, and the warmth of its people, is the perfect setting for an unforgettable sporting experience.

Our vision is to bring together participants from around the world in this race, creating an international event that celebrates diversity and promotes tourism through sports.
We want you to join us on this exciting journey. The magical town of Orizaba will welcome you with open arms.

Our race is not just a sporting event; it’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in Mexican culture. savor authentic local cuisine, enjoy traditional music, and meet passionate people from around the world. Orizaba is a place where borders fade, and friendships are forged.”

Mexico Skychallenge will take place on the weekend of the 25th – 26th of May 2024.

The complete calendar and full information on the points system, SkyMasters qualification, and ranking, shall be unveiled at the 2023 SkyMasters on the 28th of October.

Stay tuned for more exciting updates coming soon.


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