Announcement Towerrunning 200
Towerrunning Tour Final 2018
Shanghai – Shanghai Tower – November 25
TWA is proud to announce the second Towerrunning Tour Final since the new Race categories came into life. On Sunday, November 25, 2018 the Towerrunning Tour Final 2018 will be staged at the amazing Shanghai Tower..It is the second tallest building in the world with a height of 632 meters. The runners will climb exactly 119 floors, 3398 stairs and 552 meters !!!
TWA has signed a three year contract with the Shanghai Tower management to host the Final at the second tallest building in the world until 2020. That means the Towerrunning Tour will finish in November and the year end TWA ranking will be the November one. The 2019 Towerrunning Tour will start in December 2018 and finish with Towerrunning Tour Final 2019 in November 2019.
Invitation process for the Towerrunning Tour Final 2018 will be run by the Towerrunning World Association. The 16 invitations will be awarded to the TOP 8 athletes in the TWA October 2018 ranking ( male / female ). If some of the invitated runners decline their invitation, they will go to the next runner according to October ranking.
All invited runners will get 600 Euro travel reimbursement, 2 nights of accomodation including breakfast and free race entry.
Prize money for the TOP 6 male / female athletes:
1st place 2300 Euro / 2nd place 1800 Eur / 3rd place 1300 Euro /
4th place 800 Euro / 5th place 500 Euro / 6th place – 300 Euro
The Towerrunning Tour Final 2018 is in the Towerruning 200 Race Category. The Towerrunning Tour Final 2018 is a regular Towerrunning Tour event and will be the last race considered for the TWA 2018 ranking. Note, that the Changsha (Final 2017) points will be removed then. Ranking points are awarded to all competitors. All TWA registered athletes can take part in the Tour Final race and will get a free race entry and a spot in the Elite category. More information will follow closer to the race date.