TOWER RUNNING is a sport which involves running up tall man-made structures. Usually the races take place on the internal staircases of skyscrapers , but the term can cover any foot race which involves a course that ascends a man-made structure.
Tower running races often take place at the world's tallest
structures, including Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE,
Leading international stair runners include:
* Sproule Love (USA), cross-country skier. * Jesse Berg (USA), Fitness Instructor. * Justin Stewart (USA), Track athlete and fitness instructor. * Paul Crake (AUS), professional road cyclist. * Thomas Dold (GER), world champion running backwards. * Troy de Haas (AUS), international orienteer. * Marco De Gasperi (ITA), world champion mountain running. * Matthias Jahn (GER), European x-country runner. * Javier Santiago (MEX) * Jorge Olivares Cabrera (MEX)
* Andrea Mayr (AUT), mountain running champion. * Suzy Walsham (AUS), commonwealth game 1,500m finalist. * Cindy Harris (USA). * Kristin Frey