12 MARCH 2020

The challenge with a view

Take on Tower 42 with the award-winning skyscraper challenge. The view from the top is worth every step.

932 steps
42 floors
1 epic experience

What to expect?

On Thursday 12 March 2020, 1,000 runners will scale London’s iconic Tower 42 for Shelter. Take on this tower challenge solo. We make it easy - just get your game face on and we’ll do the rest.

Technical running top
Sports massage
Goodie bags
Chipped-timed results
Post-race celebration


Solo Entry


We ask solo runners to make a sponsorship pledge of £159.

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Why run for Shelter?

There are over 131,000 homeless children across Britain right now. Take on an incredible challenge, and help us to be there for them when they need us. Step up, until there’s a home for everyone.

What others have said about Vertical Rush

“The adrenaline levels literally hit the sky! My team will be back next year to beat our record”

— Lewis

“It felt so amazing to reach the top – I’m so proud I managed to take on a challenge like this”

— Sophie

“Everything runs so smoothly. The timing system works really well. The goodie bags are worth running to the top for as well!”

— Malcolm

Everyone who runs Vertical Rush gets the very best support from us

Running up a skyscraper isn’t your average challenge event, so we’re there for you every step of the way. You’ll get everything you need, from training tips, to fundraising advice, to support on the day.