|2013 SWS - new races new formats|
Nine new entries, two brand new races, a US final and the much anticipated new format – that’s what’s in store for the 2013 Skyrunner® World Series celebrating ten years with some of the best and most exciting races across the world. The new Series is divided into three stand-alone circuits: Sky, Ultra and Vertical, each with their own titles and prizes – clean and simple!
Look out for our first 100-miler, the Ronda dels Cims and other new entries: Mont-Blanc Marathon and KM Vertical, Ice Trail Tarantaise, Ribagorza Vertical Kilometer®, Xtreme Vertical Kilometer® and Xtreme Skyrunning – the final of both disciplines. Two completely new events: Zermatt’s Matterhorn Ultraks 46K and the Ultra Series grand final: Ultra Race of Champions “UROC”. Add Transvulcania and Zegama. Speedgoat and Pikes Peak for a momentous 2013 skyrunning calendar. For the record: nine new entries, two brand new races - 653 kilometres and 43,632m vertical climb!
Click on the Sky and Ultra Series races for a detailed race profile and race link.
The three best results in each Series are scored in ranking. Ranking points in the final races of all three Series will be increased by 20%. Ranking points breakdown: 100-88-78-72-68-66-64-62-60-58-56-54-52-50 down to 2 points to 40th position for men and 15th position for women.
Total prizes: US $ 25,000. Titles and prizes will be awarded in each Series as follows:
SKY: $ 3,000 / 1,500 / 750. ULTRA: $ 3,000 / 1,500 / 750. VERTICAL: $1,000 / 700 / 300.
SKY - races more than 22 km and less than 50 km long with at least 1,300m positive vertical climb (SkyRace® and SkyMarathon®)
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