World Champs Selection Criteria

2016 ANZ Skyrunning Team Selection

In order to attend the Skyrunning World Championships, to be held in Vall de Boi (Spanish Pyrenees) from July 22nd – 24th athletes are required to email their interest in selection to Caine Warburton ( Within that email please include relevant race results from 2015/2016 and indicate which discipline/s you wish to be considered for at the Skyrunning World Championships.

Selection Criteria:

  • Win the 2015 ANZ Series
  • First AU or NZ in the 2015 ANZ Championships (Marathon/Ultra)
  • First AU or NZ in the 2016 Buffalo Stampede (Marathon/Ultra)
  • Top 10 at previous World Skyrunning Championships with proof of fitness. *Top 3 in any of the 2015 or 2016 ANZ Series events (Marathon/Ultra)
  • Further additions to the team to be made using Committee discretion. Results in the 2015 and 2016 ANZ Series will be considered, as well as major international ultra marathons and Skyraces
  • Selection in the Vertical Kilometer discipline will be based upon Committee discretion with reference to performances in international VK’s or similar events held in Australia/New Zealand.

Currently Eligible:


Blake Hose

Andrew Tuckey

Ben Duffus

Grant Guise



Beth Cardelli

Hanny Allston


– Selections in the Vertical Kilometre (VK) discipline will be based upon selector discretion, with reference to similar events in ANZ or international ISF sanctioned VK’s

– Final nominations to be received by Midnight (EST) April 15th 2016

– Pre-selected athletes will be notified as soon as their selection is formalised by the Selectors.

– Funded athletes (IE winners of the 2015 Series) will receive their winnings from previous Skyrunning ANZ President Marcus Warner upon the completion of the 2015 Series.