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Exceptional first edition race at ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Hvar

2 APRIL 2017 The swimrun season 2017 kicked off with a stunning race and a hard fought battle at the inaugural ÖTILLÖ World Series event at the island of Hvar, Croatia. The Mediterranean setting had all the ingredients to make for a spectacular yet very tough swimrun...

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World Champion titles at stake at swimrun giant ÖTILLÖ

The eleventh edition of the gruelling Swimrun World Championship, ÖTILLÖ, will be held on 5 September. 120 teams of two are taking on the imposing 75 km race through the archipelago of Stockholm in Sweden. More than 600 teams from all over the world are on the waiting list. ÖTILLÖ is the original swimrun race and the pioneer for the new and fast growing sport of swimrun. It is one of the toughest one day races in the world. The competitors run and swim for hours on end in wetsuit and shoes, over and between 26 islands in the beautiful Stockholm archipelago, situated in the cold Baltic sea.

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Swimrun comes to Engadin 10 July

27 JUNE 2016 Swimrun - the new, rapidly growing sport of alternating trail running and open water swimming The third event of the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series 2016 will for the third consecutive year take place on 10 July at the beautiful Engadin Valley in the heart of...

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Massive Participation at ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Utö

SUNDAY, 29 MAY 2016 - ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Utö, 39,8 km, 29 May - ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Sprint Utö, 12 km, 28 May No less than 19 nationalities and almost 750 competitors had found their way to the island of Utö in the Stockholm archipelago to compete in the weekend’s swimrun...

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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

Winners 2017

  • Men: Jesper Svensson and Daniel Hansson (SWE) Swedish Armed Forces, 7:58:06
  • Mixed: Eva Nyström (SWE) and Adriel Young (AUS), Thule Crew/ 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

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