Swimrun, Bavarian Style: the Allgäu Swimrun

Our german friend Mic-O-Matic, the man with the many innovative swimrun ideas, went to scope out the inagural Allgäu Swimrun race in Germany. Its 1st real swimrun race taking place below the alps, with alpenhorn blowers sending the racers off from the starting line. How cool, enjoy.

Nic from The WoS Team

The inaugural Allgäu Swimrun held on October 8th, 2016 marked the first international Swimrun Race in Germany.
First? There have been some Swimrun events before but taking a “true” definition like “teams of two register to enter a Swimrun Race” the German Swimrun premiere took place in the foothills of the alps – the picturesque Allgäu Region around the Rottachsee and Grüntensee lakes.

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Gravity Race

Gravity raceAnnecy in France is a lovely mountain town bordered by a lake and alpine summits. This will be the setting for a new race on 15th October 2016. With 6.6 km run, 34 km run and 1850 m of positive elevation, this will be a challenging race taking advantage of the crystal clear mountain lake and the tough but beautiful trails. A very nice addition to the fast growing swimrun scene in France. And it’s not finished … Continue reading “Gravity Race”