UK & IRELAND Series 2019
The Skyrunner ® UK & IRELAND series has been implemented as of 2020 and at the end of the year a male and female champion will be crowned. To qualify for the series, runners must participate and finish in a minimum of 4-races. Points are accumulated and the male and the female with the most points are the Skyrunner ® UK & IRELAND Campions. It is possible to run all Skyrunner ® UK & IRELAND races and use your best 4 performances for the ranking.
RACE CALENDAR 2020
*Gaelforce Sky Run 7th March 2020 HERE
Snowdon Skyline 2/3rd May (date to be confirmed) HERE
Scafell SkyRace 6th June HERE
*Arran Skyline 20th June HERE
Lakes Sky Ultra – 11th July HERE
*Pinnacle Ridge Extreme – 12th July HERE
Seven Sisters Skyline 15th August HERE
Mourne Skyline MTR 17th October HERE
*Is a new race for 2020
THE SERIES RANKING
To participate in the series, you will need to run at least four races on one year. If you run more, your best three results count.
Points will be awarded based on finishing position.
The Skyrunner ® UK & IRELAND series is combined of five races and to be the best-of-the-best, runners must take part in at least three races. Points are awarded based on results and the male and female runner with the most points will be crowned as the Skyrunner ® UK & IRELAND champion of 2019.
A Skyrunning World Ranking is a rolling 52-week ranking based on all the points awarded to the athletes from his/her participation in: Skyrunner® World Series races, Skyrunner National Series, Skyrunning World Championships and Skyrunning Continental Championships.
Importantly, from 2019, the Skyrunner® World Seriesseason will end with a Sky Masters race gathering only the best athletes who qualified over the season. SMSA offers to Skyrunner® National Series Skyrunner ® UK & IRELAND qualifying paths.
Ranking will be updated after each qualifying event.
To qualify for the overall series 4 results as a minimum are required. If you race more than 4 races within the calendar year, your 4 best results/ points qualify.