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.

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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

Who the heck are the Löw Tide Böyz?

Who the heck are the Löw Tide Böyz?

Their hilarious swimrun memes on Instagram have us in stitches, and their swimrun podcasts are equally as entertaining, but who exactly are Chris Douglas and Chipper Nicodemus, aka the Löw Tide Böyz?

ÖTILLÖ Catalina puts right Foote forward

ÖTILLÖ Catalina puts right Foote forward

With ÖTILLÖ about to hold its first ever World Series swimrun outside of Europe at the end of the month, Natalie Foote gives us this inside scope about what to expect from the February 29-March 1 race weekend on Catalina Island.

Neogreen: how ARK Sports is taking the eco-lead

Neogreen: how ARK Sports is taking the eco-lead

For ARK, becoming the first sports company to be 100% dedicated to swimrun is only part of the big picture. Finding eco-friendly materials and transport methods is a responsibility they take seriously. Just look at their made-in-Sweden Pontoon pull-buoy.

News

ADDNATURE becomes National partner for The Swimrun World Championship

ÖTILLÖ is more than happy to announce, that ADDNATURE becomes National partner for The Swimrun World Championship and the Final 15k. You will also see ADDNATURE with a stand at ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Utö. You will find all the equipment you need for Swimrun at ADDNATURE. We...

COVID – 19 Update

March 19, 2020 ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Hvar on April 18 & 19, 2020 Due to the Covid-19 situation in Europe with travel bans in place, gatherings suspended for more than 100 persons and an official letter for the local authorities we have today decided to POSTPONE ÖTILLÖ...

International partners
  • Vivo Barefoot
  • ARK Swimrun
  • Mr Green