Stairways to Heaven
Stairways to Heaven Ambri-Piotta SUI
No. Edition: 3
Race link: http://stairways.ch/
Additional Info: outdoor
Previous edition: 2017
Last factor: nc
Venue Name: Stairways to Heaven
No stairs pos: 4261
The 4,261 steps of the route follow the rails of the funicular and penstocks that lead to the hydroelectric plant. The average slope is 61% with a maximum slope of 89%!
Height df pos: 790
Course Record Male: Roberto Delorenzi (SUI) - 25:48 (2020)
Course Record Female: Viktoria Kreuzer (SUI) - 30:13 (2020)
The TWA is the only worldwide governing body for this kind of running discipline. Currently the Towerrunning World Association consists of the three presidium members and representatives of nine national associations. The organization is responsible for regulating and promoting stair races on a worldwide basis. The TWA backs the Towerrunning Tour uniting the most prestigious races worldwide and manages a worldwide ranking. World and Continental Championships are held too.