ÖTILLÖ The Swimrun World Championship

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

ÖTILLÖ is a unique race in a unique place. It is the origin of the Swimrun movement where teams of two race together from island to island (Ö till Ö). The teams swim between the 26 islands and run over them. The total distance is 75 kilometres of which 10 km are open-water swimming and 65 km are trail-running.

ÖTILLÖ is ranked as one of the toughest endurance races in the world by CNN.

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ÖTILLÖ The Swimrun World Championship

Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Jakob Edholm
International partners
  • Head
  • Campz Addnature
  • Garmin
  • Vivo Barefoot
National partners
  • Apollo
  • Huawei
Destination partners
  • Utö Värdshus
  • Stockholms Capital of Scandinavia
  • Haninge Kommun
Suppliers
  • Gococo
  • Lifeproof
  • Nynäshamns Ångbryggeri
  • Precision Hydration
Charity partner
  • Sustainable Seas

About ÖTILLÖ, The swimrun world championship

ÖTILLÖ is the original Swimrun race, it is the Swimrun World Championship. To finish the ÖTILLÖ course from dawn to dusk, the competitors must be very fit and they must be very fast in and out of the water as there are 52 transitions.

The Seglarhotel in Sandhamn and Utö Värdshus on Utö guarantee a high quality pre-race scene and a very good finishing environment. There are spectator spots and food stations at some well- known restaurants on the islands along the way. There are safety boats, medical staff and race marshalls on the course to try to guarantee everyones safety.

To gain entry to ÖTILLÖ you must either qualify in an ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series race, have great merits, participate in 7 races in 24 months or just be lucky.

The Baltic is the life lung of the Stockholm Archipelago, we work with ”Hållbara Hav” / ”Sustainable Seas Initiative” to create awareness about the need for a clean Baltic. Read more about the initiative at http://www.sustainableseas.se/

The course

The Mother of all Swimrun courses! The total distance is 75 kilometres of which 10 km are open-water swimming and 65 km are trail-running. The course starts by the Seglarhotel in Sandhamn and finishes at Utö Värdshus on Utö. The course passes the big islands of Runmarö, Nämdö and Ornö.

Course details

Total race distance 74,7 km
Trail-running 65,2 km
Swimming 9,5 km
Swim sections 22
Longest swim 1 750 m
Longest run 19,7 km

Times and distances chart

ÖTILLÖ, The swimrun world championship 2015 (Photo: Jakob Edholm)
Jakob Edholm

Schedule

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
12:00Last day to make team changes (individual names and team names) These changes must be sent to lollo@otilloswimrun.com before midnight.
Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
12:00Ferries leave Stockholm City
14:30 - 16:45Mandatory race registration. All stations must be completed before the race meeting.
17:00Race meeting at UTKIKEN – the top floor of the hotel ”Seglarhotellet”
18:00 - 19:00Dinner Teams 1–45, 60–75, 430–434, 340–346
19:30Ferry for teams to Djurönäset – YOU MUST BE ON THIS FERRY – ONLY teams 60–75, 430–434, 340–346
19:00 - 20:00Dinner Teams: all others
Monday, September 4th, 2017 – Race day
04:10Breakfast opens
04:50FERRY FROM DJURÖNÄSET TO START – Only teams 60–75, 430–434, 340–346
05:30Bags on ferry
05:40Ready at start line
05:45Start
18:30 - 23:00Post race banquet at Utö Värdshus
20:00Prize giving
Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
06:30Breakfast
08:30Ferry leaves
11:45Arrival Stockholm City
ÖTILLÖ, The swimrun world championship 2015 (Photo: Jakob Edholm)
Jakob Edholm

Register

ÖTILLÖ, The Swimrun World Championship is open for registration from October 15th – January 20th every year. You will either be able to register via merits or via random ticket selection. It is also possible to qualify to the ÖTILLÖ, Swimrun World Championship through the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series events.

International partners
  • Head
  • Campz Addnature
  • Garmin
  • Vivo Barefoot