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Youth Championships: June 28-30, 2024

The annual Youth Skyrunning World Championships were introduced in 2016. The eighth edition will take place in Montenegro at Bar on June 28-30, 2024.

Four categories, Youth A (15-16), Youth B (17-18), Youth C (19-20) and U23 (21-23) will compete for the 75 medals at stake and individual and combined titles.

Adult National Championships: Sept 6-8, 2024

The 2024 Skyrunning World Championships featuring the VERTICAL, SKY and SKYULTRA disciplines will be held from 6-8 September 2024 in Soria, Spain at the Desafío UrbiónWorld titles and 27 medals are at stake for Individuals and Official Teams, together with a Combined title based on the best results of the Vertical and Sky races.


September 6 – VERTICAL – VK Los Neveros – Ágreda: 4.8 km long with 1,050m vertical climb

September 7 – SKYULTRA – Desafío Urbión SkyUltra: 60 km long with 4,350m vertical climb

September 8 – SKY – La Desafío Urbión: 37 km long with 2,540m vertical climb

Additional Event details:

2024 Skyrunning World Championships Team USA Application

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  • Obviously mountain/Skyrunning results are most relevant. Otherwise trail, cross country, track and field and nordic ski results and Strava/FKT results are also applicable. Results should demonstrate a strong confirmation that the athlete is able to complete a Vertical Kilometer in less than 1 hour. We understand that very few races have taken place through the Covid 19 Pandemic! If you have questions about this please let us know. Again, Strava/FKT results are applicable.
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Ridgeline Coaching Options:

If you are looking to prepare for Skyrunning World Championships, don't hesitate to reach out to talk about specific coaching. Ryan Kerrigan is the head coach of USA SkyRunning and oversees many athletes preparing for the team and racing competitively. Both our full-time coaching options and our custom training plans are useful choices to help you make the team and get to the start (and finish) line! Click the "Services" tab above for more information!