Welcome to ÖTILLÖ

The origin of swimrun

ÖTILLÖ, the origin of swimrun, was born in the Stockholm archipelago. We organise swimrun races for everyone from elite to beginners.

Jakob Edholm
International partners
  • Vivo Barefoot
  • ARK Swimrun
  • Mr Green

You are now entering into our world

ÖTILLÖ is the origin of Swimrun, a new endurance sport driven by respect and dedication. Swimrun is about experiencing nature in the purest possible way, with Respect for yourself, for your team partner, for others and for the environment.

The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series is the premium brand in Swimrun providing sustainable events of the highest quality which challenge your mental and physical endurance. We are dedicated to recreate the ÖTILLÖ experience in unique places around the world and to inspire the growth of a community that shares our values.

The spirit of swimrun is based on teamwork, motivation, fun and passion. We want to bring you all of these emotions, we want to challenge you and we want to give you a fantastic adventure. These are all the reasons of why we have decided to create unique races in unique places. We want to share our world with you!

On this site you will find the legacy of our sport and also the future of our experience. You will be challenged and you will be respected. This is where you will find all information regarding the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship, the ÖTILLÖ World Series, the ÖTILLÖ Sprints and the ÖTILLÖ Experience. You will also find everything that makes for a swimrun life; training, adventures and community.

As we see the sport from a sustainable angle we want to be part of conserving the nature we are in and we want to give back to those less fortunate. At every race location we work with local environmental organisations and through our donations to and our work with #Swimrunforlife we want to support those who are chasing the dream of safety over land and water. Welcome to our community!

Latest magazine articles

ÖTILLÖ women take off

ÖTILLÖ women take off

There was a 30.5% spike in women racing at ÖTILLÖ events from 2017 to 2018. And with world champs Annika Ericsson and Kristin Larsson not defending their title this year, expect some formidable performances in the Women’s division next week at ÖTILLÖ.

The Sprint Final 15: Swimrun’s Hall of Fame

The Sprint Final 15: Swimrun’s Hall of Fame

Hollywood has its Walk of Fame, Cleveland has its Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and ÖTILLÖ has its Final 15 – an open-air museum where you can follow in the footsteps of swimrun legends who’ve battled their way along this last 15 kilometers of the ÖTILLÖ World Championship course for the past 14 years.

News

New flotation rule

After seeing the development of bigger and bigger pull buoys, which becomes a huge advantage for those using them, we have decided to make a new rule limiting the size of the flotation. As of today the maximum size flotation that you can have in any ÖTILLÖ race is 40...

Random Ticket selection for ÖTILLÖ 2019

ÖTILLÖ RANDOM TICKET SELECTION - 10 Spots available Opens June 17th at 16:00 CET. The random Team Selection will be used for the spots not filled by the 7/24 concept. Open for anyone with an ÖTILLÖ Swimrun-ID, teams only. Opens on June 17th at 16:00 CET. Drawing on...

International partners
  • Vivo Barefoot
  • ARK Swimrun
  • Mr Green