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MAY 29, 2019 The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series establishes its first race in the USA To launch our 15th season of Swimrun we are very proud and honored to be able to present ÖTILLÖ Catalina. Our first race in America in a very special location to be held on February...
MAY 19, 2019 The second race of the 2019 ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series on the beautiful island of Utö in Sweden was a fight to the bitter end. Tough, intense but beautiful. After a perfect week the weather turned sour. A little rain, very still and relatively cold water...
MAY 15TH, 2019 Utö, the birthplace of Swimrun sets the stage for the next stop of the 2019 ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series. The stunning island of Utö and its archipelago is where the original bet was made that set the seed to the original ÖTILLÖ race which later set the...
APRIL 7TH, 2019 The 2019 ÖTILLÖ swimrun season kicked off with a very tough race. It ended up being a hard fought battle for the 3rd edition ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series event on the island of Hvar, Croatia. The Mediterranean setting had all the ingredients to make for...
APRIL 2ND, 2019 The beautiful island of Hvar in Croatia hosts the first race of the 2019 ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series with close to 140 teams from 20 nations on the start line. Sunday, April 7th is race day. Some of the best teams in the world are on the start line to...
Swedish Swimrun brand ARK Sports and the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series have entered into a multi-year International Sponsorship agreement. ARK will be the exclusive partner for wetsuits and other swimming related gear such as paddles and pull buoys.
OCTOBER 21, 2018 THE ÖTILLÖ SWIMRUN WORLD SERIES FINALS CONCLUDED AT A FURIOUS PACE This first-ever ÖTILLÖ Cannes ended the 2018 ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series season on a perfect note. Almost no wind, sun and warm temperatures along with very fast racing at the front...
OCTOBER 2018 On October 20/21 the 2018 ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series has its final stop for the season in the beautiful city of Cannes in the South of France. ÖTILLÖ Cannes is not only the finals of the the World Series but it is also the first edition of this event....
SEPTEMBER 30, 2018 A VERY FAST 6TH RACE OF THE SEASON This race will go down in the record books. For the first time a team wins six (6) ÖTILLÖ races in a row and take home the coveted GOLDEN BIB and 33 000€ in Prize money. Team Thule Crew manged the very hard feat in...
SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series continues with the second to last race of the season and with a very exciting race in the Mixed category- ÖTILLÖ 1000 Lakes will be a shocker! The Mecklenburger Seenplatte just North of Berlin in Germany is an...
ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship 2018 – Fast Facts
- 13th edition – Monday, September 3rd, 2018
- 75 km running and swimming from dawn till dusk
- 65 km of trail running
- 10 km of open water swimming
- Water temperature between 10 – 15 degrees C
- 26 islands to cross
- 50 ins and outs of the water
- 50 changes between running and swimming
- The swims are between 100 and 1 780 metres long
- The runs are between 70 and 19 700 metres long
- Longest swim 1 780 metres
- Longest run 19,7 km
- 150 registered teams
- Three categories: men, mixed, women
- Teams of two; for safety reasons and for the unique experience
- 20 nationalities
- Course record: 7:58:06 (2017): Jesper Svensson and Daniel Hansson (SWE) Swedish Armed Forces
- Men: Jesper Svensson and Daniel Hansson (SWE) Swedish Armed Forces, 7:58:06
- Mixed: Eva Nyström (SWE) and Adriel Young (AUS), Thule Crew/Trispot.se 9:01:31
- Women: Kristin Larsson (SWE) and Annika Ericsson (SWE), Addnature/Campz 10:03:32
Ranked by CNN as one of the toughest endurance challenges in the world.
Featured in NYT, The Wall Street Journal, Outside Magazine, l’Equipe Magazine, TF1, Die Welt, Suddeutsche Zeitung, the Times, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph and many more