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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...
3 SEPTEMBER 2018 The top teams pushed the pace to incredible speeds at the 13th edition of the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship, one of the toughest one day races in the world. Conditions were ideal for a quick pace on the 75 km long race course in the Stockholm...
23 AUGUST 2018 The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship in the Stockholm archipelago is the original race of the rapidly emerging sport of swimrun. The 13th edition of the prestigious race will take place on Monday 3 September. The 160 teams of two from across the globe...
JULY 8, 2018 NO CHANGE OF THE GUARD IN THE SWISS MOUNTAINS The fourth ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series race of the season and the last qualifier before the World Championship in September became a very tough affair. This fifth edition of ÖTILLÖ Engadin saw nerve-wracking...
JULY 3RD, 2018 The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series continues with the race that launched the whole international expansion of the Swimrun movement in 2014. The Engadin Valley in Switzerland is one of the most beautiful race locations with fantastic trails, pristine...
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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