2018 Vertical Kilometer® races

Trentapassi Vertical Race - Italy - May 6

Trentapassi Vertical Race, towers high above Italy’s famous Iseo Lake in Lombardy, where the race starts. The 3.5 km course ascends with a…

Transvulcania Vertical Kilometer® - Spain - May 10


The Transvulcania Km Vertical starts at sea level on the Tazacorte beach and ascends the GR-131 trail, a downhill section of the Ultramarathon course. The steep path…

Zegama-Aizkorri Vertical Kilometer® - Spain - May 25


The Zegama-Aizkorri VK is on it’s third year and was introduced as an addition to the highly popular Zegama-Aizkorri Mendi Maratoia event. The course is…

Santana Vertical Kilometer® - Portugal - June 1

The second edition of the Santana Vertical Kilometer® on the island of Madeira starts in the hamlet of Vale da Lapa at an elevation of 784 meters in the heart of a…

Kilomètre Vertical® Face de Bellevarde - France - July 6

Val d’Isère opens its summer festivities the week-end before the Bastille Day celebration on the 14th of July with the challenging and unique…

DoloMyths Run Vertical Kilometer® - Italy - July 20

Since 2010, the DoloMyths Run Vertical Kilometer® has represented a hub for the world’s top specialists and site of the first…

Red Bull K3 - Italy - July 28

The Red Bull K3 is currently the only Triple Vertical Kilometer® race in the world. It counts an intimidating 3,030m vertical climb over 9,700m distance. The race…

Blåmann Vertical - Norway - August 4

Store Blåmann or Blåmannen is the highest mountain on the island Kvaløya in Tromsø, with one of the most famous…

Les KM de Chando - Switzerland - September 22

The KM De Chando is a vertical kilometer mostly on hiking trails and is the unique double VK in Switzerland with 2000 m vertical gain. From the starting point, the…

Verticale du Grand Serre - France - September 30

The Verticale du Grand Serre is one of the shortest, steepest VK’s in the world – just 1,811 metres long. Kilian Jornet set his personal best time…

Grèste de la Mughéra Vertical Kilometer® - Italy - October 12


The magical Grèste de la Mughéra Vertical Kilometer® takes place at dusk on the shores of Lake Garda on a course lit by torchlight. It starts lakeside and…