World Champs Selection Criteria

2018 Australian & New Zealand Skyrunning Teams Selection

The 2018 Skyrunning World Championships will be held from 13-15 September in Kinlochleven in the Scottish Highlands. To gain selection athletes are required to email their interest in selection to Caine Warburton ( Within that email please include relevant recent race results and indicate which discipline/s you wish to be considered for at the Skyrunning World Championships.

Selection Criteria:

  • First AU or NZ in the 2018 Buffalo Stampede (Marathon/Ultra)
  • First AU or NZ in the 2017 Buffalo Stampede (Marathon/Ultra)
  • Top 20 at previous World Skyrunning Championships with proof of fitness. *Top 3 in any of the 2017 ANZ Series events (Marathon/Ultra)
  • Further additions to the team to be made using Committee discretion. Results in the 2017 and 2018 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.

*Final nominations to be received by Midnight (EST) May 30th 2018