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

How one team uses swimrun to combat MS stereotypes

Patric Tengblad was recently diagnosed with MS, a neurological disease that affects 2.3 million people worldwide. For the 2019 swimrun season he will pair up with newcomer to the sport Dr Fredrik Piehl as Team Combat MS.

The accidental triathlete takes on swimrun

12-time Ironman Champion Lucy Gossage is swapping her podium position for a year of different races in different places, and that includes her first swimrun at Isles of Scilly.



We are very happy to announce that we finally will have Swimrun wetsuits for rent at all our events this year. ARK Swimrun will provide their awesome wetsuits for rent. Book and pay your suit online (www.arkswimrun.com) and pick it up in the race village, at the ARK...

NOCCO becomes National partner for all Swedish races

We are very proud to present NOCCO as our functional drink partner for ÖTILLÖ Utö, ÖTILLÖ Final 15k and ÖTILLÖ, The Swimrun World Championship. NOCCO is the premier Swedish energy drink brand that has invested heavily in the sports industry. The NOCCO selection of...

International partners
  • Vivo Barefoot
  • ARK Swimrun
  • Mr Green