Athletes set for ÖtillÖ Swimrun final

Swimrun has seen a surge of popularity among multisport enthusiasts with 200 races being held worldwide in 2016. And Monday 5th September sees the Stockholm archipelago in Sweden play host to the original – and toughest – swimrun race as 120 teams take on the ÖtillÖ grand final.


This marks the culmination of a year of qualifying races that included the new British race, the ÖtillÖ Swimrun Isles of Scilly in June (see report here). Teams of two will swim and run a total of 75km as they traverse the 26 islands from Sandhamn to Utö, a race which breaks down into 10km of cold, rough sea swimming in the Baltic and 65km of tough trails, slippery rocks and rocky terrain (see our beginners’ guide to swimrun here).

Triathletes Racing