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JUNE 10, 2018 NERVE-WRACKING UNTIL THE END - WHAT A RACE! The 2018 ÖTILLÖ Isles of Scilly World Series turned out to be a very exciting affair all the way to the bitter end. This third edition of the race had the top teams in each class dog-fighting all the way to the...
JUNE 5TH, 2018 The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series continues with in "Paradise Lost". The Isles of Scilly is the home of the UK ÖTILLÖ race and it is one of the most spectacular locations on the tour. ÖTILLÖ and swimrun has become one of the fastest growing endurance...
UTÖ, SWEDEN, MAY 20, 2018 What a race, what a battle - Swimrun Propaganda! The second race of the 2018 ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series on the beautiful island of Utö in Sweden was a fight to the bitter end. Tough, intense but beautiful. A magic summer setting on the...
HVAR, CROATIA, APRIL, 8TH, 2018 The 2018 ÖTILLÖ swimrun season kicked off with a stunning race and a hard fought battle at the 2nd edition ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series event on the island of Hvar, Croatia. The Mediterranean setting had all the ingredients to make for a...
HVAR, CROATIA, APRIL 2018 The beautiful island of Hvar in Croatia hosts the first race of the 2018 ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series with close to 120 teams from 20 nations on the start line. Sunday, April 8th is race day. Some of the best teams in the world will chase the...
RHEINSBERG, GERMANY, 1 OCTOBER 2017 The final ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Worlds Series race 2017 - ÖTILLÖ Swimrun 1000 Lakes - saw a very fast pace and tight field around the beautiful race course at Mecklenburger Seenplatte, Germany. After a total of 41,4 km of trail running and...
RHEINSBERG, GERMANY, 25 SEPTEMBER 2017 The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun 1000 Lakes will see its second edition on 1 October, in the beautiful area of “Mecklenburger Seenplatte”, north of Berlin, Germany. The scenic ÖTILLÖ 1000 Lakes mixes a total of 41,4 km forest trail running and...
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 4 SEPTEMBER 2017 The 12th edition of the dawn-to-dusk ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship faced some of the toughest race conditions to date in the Stockholm archipelago. One hundred and forty-eight teams of two from 20 different nations battled it...
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 23 AUGUST 2017 The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship in the Stockholm archipelago is the original race of the rapidly emerging sport of swimrun. The 12th edition of the renowned race will take place on Monday 4 September with 300 athletes lined up...
SILVAPLANA, SWITZERLAND, 9 JULY 2017 The fourth edition of ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Engadin saw 310 competitors in teams of two from 27 nations battling it out at the challenging and unique swimrun race in the heart of the Swiss Alps. The athletes tackled a total of 46...
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.
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