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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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Pressure is on for the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship

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...

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The mountains takes its toll at ÖTILLÖ Engadin 2018

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...

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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