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A tight battle at ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Isles of Scilly!

June 09, 2019 Continued extremely tight until the last island! The 2019 ÖTILLÖ Isles of Scilly World Series swimrun race was nerve-wracking until the long swim from St Martins. This fourth edition of this race had the top teams in the mens category dog-fighting all...

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ÖTILLÖ goes to America

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...

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The level of racing is mind-blowing at ÖTILLÖ Utö 2019

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...

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What a start to the ÖTILLÖ swimrun season at Hvar

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...

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ÖTILLÖ Hvar starts the 2019 swimrun season

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...

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ARK Sports new partner of ÖTILLÖ

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.

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ÖTILLÖ Cannes smashes records!

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...

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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/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

International partners
  • Vivo Barefoot
  • ARK Swimrun
  • Mr Green