Merit Races

With a growing number of races around the world we would like to promote the races we think represent the Spirit of Swimrun and which stand out as directional lighthouses in their areas.

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ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Merit Races

In all ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Merit races you collect points towards the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun ranking system. Every year we will select teams to ÖTILLÖ, The Swimrun World Championship based on ranking in the end of the year. Only teams with ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Ranking points will be able to participate in the ÖTILLÖ Random Ticket Selection.

All the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Merit races are covered in your ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Insurance so that you can be reimbursed if you cannot attend the race due to medical reasons. It is of course also an accident and liability insurance.

Merit Races for the season 2021

Swimrun Lake James

SWIMRUN LAKE JAMES

USA, APRIL 24TH, 2021

SwimRun Lake James is located at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina and offers rolling terrain with beautiful lake waters.
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Swimrunman

SWIMRUNMAN GORGES DU-VERDON

FRANCE, MAY 2ND, 2021

Swimrunman has four races in France that are ÖTILLÖ Merit races for 2021. Swimrunman has also created an internal ranking system and the top 3 in each category men, women and mixed will get a free start to ÖTILLÖ Cannes.
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TROLL ENEZ SWIMRUN

FRANCE, SEPTEMBER 26th, 2021

Troll Enez Swimrun was one of the first Swimrun races in France and is located in the beautiful Golfe de Morbihan in Bretagne on the West coast.
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Borås Swimrun

BORÅS SWIMRUN

SWEDEN, SEPTEMBER 12TH, 2021

A beautiful race in Southern Sweden with lots of vertical by Jonas Colting, three time ÖTILLÖ WC winner.
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Stockholm Swimrun

STOCKHOLM SWIMRUN

SWEDEN, JUNE 5TH, 2021

The biggest city race in the World. In the Royal Park of Norra Djurgården in Stockholm.
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ATEA - Jönköping Swimrun

JÖNKÖPING SWIMRUN

SWEDEN, JUNE 6TH, 2021

In the city of Jönköping in southern Sweden you will find this well-organized, beautiful and fun Swimrun race on a very varied race course.
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Swimrunman

SWIMRUNMAN ILES DE VASSIVIÈRE

FRANCE, JUNE 6TH, 2021

Swimrunman has four races in France that are ÖTILLÖ Merit races for 2021. Swimrunman has also created an internal ranking system and the top 3 in each category men, women and mixed will get a free start to ÖTILLÖ Cannes.
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Swimrun Cote Vermeille

SWIMRUN CÔTE VERMEILLE

FRANCE, JUNE 19TH, 2021

The biggest race weekend in France with races for everyone. On the Mediterranean coast just north of Spain.
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Swimrunman

SWIMRUNMAN EMBRUN

FRANCE, JUNE 27TH, 2021

Swimrunman has four races in France that are ÖTILLÖ Merit races for 2021. Swimrunman has also created an internal ranking system and the top 3 in each category men, women and mixed will get a free start to ÖTILLÖ Cannes.
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Amfibiemannen

AMFIBIEMANNEN

SWEDEN, JULY 24TH, 2021

A varied and fun course in the northern most part of the Stockholm Archipelago. Beautiful swims, great trail running and lots of flat rocks to run on. A perfect training ground.
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Swimrun Bologna

SWIMRUN BOLOGNA

ITALY, Date to be decided

The first Italian race true to the source and a major influencer of the Italian Swimrun movement
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Rockman

ROCKMAN SWIMRUN

NORWAY, AUGUST 14TH, 2021

The legend continues…an epic race. The first Norwegian Swimrun race and a major influencer of the Swimrun movement world-wide.
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Casco Bay Island

CASCO BAY ISLAND SWIMRUN

USA, AUGUST 8TH, 2021

The first American ÖTILLÖ-style race and a major influencer of the American Swimrun scene.
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Swimrunman

SWIMRUNMAN GRANDS LACS DE LAFFREY

FRANCE, AUGUST 22ND, 2021

Swimrunman has four races in France that are ÖTILLÖ Merit races for 2021. Swimrunman has also created an internal ranking system and the top 3 in each category men, women and mixed will get a free start to ÖTILLÖ Cannes.
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Aquaman - ÖTILLÖ merit race

AQUAMAN SWIMRUN POLAND

POLAND, SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2021
An unforgettable race in the Polish mountains.
You are welcome to adventure in one of Europe’s least populated areas.

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Folkhälsan Swimrun Solvalla

FOLKHÄLSAN SWIMRUN

FINLAND, SEPTEMBER 18TH, 2021

Discover the strong Finnish tradition of beautiful racing, sauna and good times
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Orcas Island Swimrun

ORCAS ISLAND SWIMRUN

USA, SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2021

A race on Orcas Island gives you trail running through Moran State Park, panoramic views and swims in crystal-clear mountain lakes. In the epic San Juan Islands in Washington state.
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Swimrun NC

SWIMRUN NC AT HANGING ROCK STATE PARK

USA, NOVEMBER 7TH, 2021

A vertical swimrun in North Carolina with beautiful waterfalls, challenging technical trails and stunning views, plus you get a lot love from the volunteer race directors.

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