About ÖTILLÖ Sprint Utö
The Sport of swimrun is beautiful, fun, challenging and a bit of an adventure. Where you get to discover new places and new things about yourself and your team partner. The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Sprints is the perfect way to start building a relationship with swimrun and to discover the emotions or it can be the way to sharpen your senses and hone your skills when preparing for something bigger or harder. Basically it is a place where the elite and the beginners meet on a level playing field where laughter and fun is ever present.
Our sprint courses will always be between 12 – 15 km long with many short and varied sections and around 15% of swimming. There are no cut-offs as we want this to be the door in to the world of swimrun for you.
An ÖTILLÖ sprint race is a place where you can enjoy the quality of an ÖTILLÖ World Series event at the same time as you can go at your own speed and a distance that is manageable. Basically, the best of both worlds!
The Sprint race is the day before ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Utö and it is a way for you to be part of the whole swimrun weekend! The winners of each category will get a free entry to an ÖTILLÖ Qualifier of choice for the following year.
Come and enjoy the beginning of summer on Utö – the island of love.
The ÖTILLÖ Sprint Utö will follow some sections of the World Series event and then loop back to the finish. A total distance of 12 km, with 8 runs and 7 swims. No swim will be longer than 430 metres and all swims are protected. The runs are beautiful; some on trail, some on rocks and some with a lot of people around.
ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Weekend Utö – Welcome to the birth place of Swimrun!