ASPIRE ZONE AND THE TORCH DOHA ANNOUNCE "ASPIRE TORCH STAIRCASE…
ASPIRE TORCH STAIRCASE RUN Towerrunning World Championships 2015
For the Fourth time in a row, Aspire Zone Foundation is renewing the fantastic opportunity to race up the staircase of the iconic hotel, THE TORCH DOHA in “Aspire Torch Staircase Run, featuring Towerruning World championships 2015”.
The race is the only one of its kind to be organized officially in the Middle East.
Towerrunning competitions are held in 40 countries and elite athletes travel worldwide to climb iconic towers and to collect points for the World Cup series of the Towerrunning World Association.
What is Aspire Torch Staircase Run?
In 2014 Aspire Torch Staircase run was awarded official Grand Prix status and attracted a capacity field of 350 runners including some of the best international stair runners from Europe, USA and Australia. However, this year the event is taken to a higher level when the Towerrunning World Association (TWA) announced last year that Aspire Zone had won the privilege to host the inaugural TWA Towerrunning World Championships in 2015 at "THE TORCH DOHA".
The Towerunning World Championships 2015 which is considered to be the highlight of the event as it is an opportunity for the community and for the best Tower runners from all over the world to compete on the sport’s first Global Champion
About the race
This one of-its-kind event in Qatar includes a two-day race programme with three heats comprising of different distances and competition modes. The grueling route will consist of 1,304 steps as runners will have to make their way to the top of the 300 meter tower on the 51st floor, dependent on the race stage.
The first race will take place on March 27th at 9:00 AM. The event is open to all public with minimum age of 18 of all abilities who have undergone an intensive training prior to the race. World Champion Staircase runners will be there so you can challenge yourself against the best.
Race (2) will consist of the top 30 men and 30 women from race 1 will then race again in the afternoon of the 27th Mar. This heat will be to floor 30 only, starting at intervals.
On March 28th, Race (3) “The World Championships Race” itself will then take place. In separate finals, the top 30 male and female athletes will line up in a start formation inspired by motor racing. The race will start from spine road into the stairwell, up to floor 30 – change stairwell on floor 30 and then finish on floor 50.
Be part of this unique event and register online now as PLACES ARE LIMITED
For registration click here