Category: Sydney

The Top 5 Locations in Sydney for Stair Climbing

There are those in Sydney who don’t have time to go to a gym or prefer combining some high-intensity workout with a beautiful view. Fortunately, they now have an exciting alternative. Stair climbing provides a high-intensity workout that burns calories, builds muscle power and increases your oxygen intake. Stair climbing is a perfect exercise quickly improve your fitness level. Listed below are top 5 locations in Sydney for stair climbing. They reward you, with inspiring views of the sea, city, and harbour. 1. South Coogee Stair – Directions Among local sports clubs and hardcore runners, this has been a well-known…

Sydney Tower Stair Challenge

Yep, It’s happening folks, This race will be in August 2013, making it the third on the race calendar. When: Sunday 18th of August 2013 Where: The Sydney Tower Eye, Sydney Distance: Equivalent of 60-70 floors, Stairs = 1504 Record: 6 mins 52 seconds by Pail Crake Stairwell: The stairwell in Sydney Tower Eye run anti-clockwise with no floors as it is a spiral. With a narrow handrail and metal stairs on the left for the majority of the way.

Sydney Tower Run-Up 2012 is Cancelled.

A news just popped in via one of our fellow Sydney Stair Climbers. It seems that even on 2012, the Sydney Tower Run will not happen. It’s a huge dissapointment, considering last year’s Run-up was cancelled as well. Through an official email from the Public Relations Manager for Merlin Entertainment (those responsible for Sydney Tower Eye) the following was announced “After careful consideration it has been decided by Sydney Tower Eye management that we will not be going ahead with the event this year” Dissapointing to see the iconic and very popular race cancelled for another year, although there is…

We Can’t Believe it! No Sydney Race!

Astonishing news from the Facebook page of Sydney Tower Run-up 2010 They stated: “Hi there. Due to some exciting developments at Sydney Tower, new owners Merlin Entertainments is sorry to confirm that there will be no Sydney Tower Run-Up in 2011. Stay tuned for more information on these new developments over coming weeks and months.”   After the amazing race last year with Adam finished 2nd behind Thomas Dold in the elite section this is certainly a huge blow! Many other stair climbers were looking to back up with more determination than ever to beat their previous records. They consider…