Alice McNamara

Home: Melbourne

Occupation: Sport & Exercose Physician

Favourite Trails: Victorian Alps, Bright, Dolomites ! (And the Bay Trail of Melbourne with her dog, and mates).

La Sportiva Shoe Favourite: Helios III & Akasha II

Alice was a member of the Australian National Rowing Team and won World Championship medals in lightweight rowing events between 2005-2015. . After her elite rowing career, Alice found that power, strength endurance and rowing rhythm, translated well to vertical running.

Alice has travelled around the world running up buildings & mountains. She is 7 x winner of the Eureka Tower Climb in Melbourne, New York Empire State Building Race Winner & finished on the podium in trail races like Bright 4 Peaks Alpine Climb and the Razorback Run.

She is a Sports Physician working with Olympic and Paralympic athletes for Australia. She takes her La Sportiva shoes on the road and is always up for a run.



2nd  – Australia 108 Stair Race (Melbourne)

3rd – Mt Buller Skyrun 36km


1st – Buffalo Stampede 100km Relay (Women’s 2 runners)

4th – Kunanyi Mountain Run Vertical Kilometre


1st – Surf Coast Century 100km Team


2nd – Tour d’Eiffel Run Up Paris

9th – Blamann Vertical KM race Tromso Skyrace

19th – Giir Di Mont – Premana Italy

1st – Wandi Cross Bright 14km Winner

12th – Bogong to Hotham


4th – Verticale Tour Eiffel

2nd – ISF Vertical World Circuit

3rd – Hong Kong ICC – 3rd

3rd – Shanghai IFC

2nd – Manila Shangri La at the fort

3rd – Lotte World Tower Seoul 3rd (123 floors)

4th – Shanghai Tower (130 floors)

1st – Run the Gap – Grampians

1st – Flinders Peak Challenge – You Yangs

2nd – Kilcunda Running Wild 21km Trail.

11th – Ultra Trail Australia  22km

4th – Run Forrest 21km

4th – Mt Buller Skyrun 36km

3rd – Alpine Challenge 36km

Australian Team Member – World Skyrunning

Championships – 46th place VK Kinlochleven.


2nd – Razorback Run 22km

2nd – Place 4 Peaks Alpine Climb

2nd – Taipei 101 Run Up

2nd – Abu Dhabi Jumeriah Towers 2nd

2nd – ISF Vertical World Circuit

3rd – Hong Kong ICC

3rd – Lotte World Tower Seoul 3rd (123 floors)

2nd – Sydney Tower


1st – Taipei 101 Run Up (101 floor)

1st – Q1 Tower Climb Gold Coast (77 floors)

2010-12, 14-17 

1st (x7) – Eureka Tower Run Up, Melbourne


1st – Empire State Building Run Up (86 floors)

1st – Kuala Lumpur Tower Malaysia



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