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Nadja Odenhage

Course records beaten and less than eight hours at ÖTILLÖ

STOCKHOLM SWEDEN, 5 SEPTEMBER 2016 Incredible performances went down at the ÖTILLÖ, the Swimrun World Championship, when all three categories, men, mixed and women crushed their respective course record on the 75 km long race through the archipelago of Stockholm,...

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World Champion titles at stake at swimrun giant ÖTILLÖ

The eleventh edition of the gruelling Swimrun World Championship, ÖTILLÖ, will be held on 5 September. 120 teams of two are taking on the imposing 75 km race through the archipelago of Stockholm in Sweden. More than 600 teams from all over the world are on the waiting list. ÖTILLÖ is the original swimrun race and the pioneer for the new and fast growing sport of swimrun. It is one of the toughest one day races in the world. The competitors run and swim for hours on end in wetsuit and shoes, over and between 26 islands in the beautiful Stockholm archipelago, situated in the cold Baltic sea. read more

Swimrun comes to Engadin 10 July

27 JUNE 2016 Swimrun - the new, rapidly growing sport of alternating trail running and open water swimming The third event of the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series 2016 will for the third consecutive year take place on 10 July at the beautiful Engadin Valley in the heart of...

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Massive Participation at ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Utö

SUNDAY, 29 MAY 2016 - ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Utö, 39,8 km, 29 May - ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Sprint Utö, 12 km, 28 May No less than 19 nationalities and almost 750 competitors had found their way to the island of Utö in the Stockholm archipelago to compete in the weekend’s swimrun...

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ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series to be Launched

FEBRUARY 24, 2016 OFF TO A FLYING START! ÖTILLÖ, the original and toughest race of the new and rapidly growing endurance sport of swimrun, is expanding. With the increasing demand for swimrun races around the world, a whole new set of races are being launched as the...

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Fantastic achievements at 10th Anniversary of ÖTILLÖ

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, SEPTEMBER 7, 2015 The 10th year celebration of the gruelling ÖTILLÖ proved to be epic. Strong wind, turbulent water and a hard fought competition during the 75 km long race, revealed why ÖTILLÖ is recognised to be one of the toughest one-day races...

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Fast facts ÖTILLÖ, The Swimrun World Championship

75 km running and swimming from dawn till dusk
65 km of trail running
10 km of open water swimming
Water temperature between 10 – 15 degrees C
26 islands to cross
50 changes between running and swimming
The swims are between 100 and 1 780 metres long
The runs are between 70 and 19 700 metres long
120 teams – 3 categories: Men, Mixed & Women teams
Course record: 8 hours 16 minutes (2014) – Lelle Moberg och Daniel Hansson
Winners 2015 Men: Björn Englund and Paul Krochak
Winner 2015 Mixed: Staffan Björklund and Marika Wagner
Winner 2015 Women: Annika Ericsson and Maja Tesch
Ranked by CNN as one of the toughest endurance challenges in the world
Featured in NYT, Outside Magazine, l’Equipe Magazine, Canal+ and many more

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