SWIMRUN IN THE USA

Whats the status on swimrun on the other side of the Atlantic?

Check out this update from Sean Durkin – Swimrun California!

/The WoS Team

In 2016, there will be five swimrun races held in the USA according to World of Swim Run; this is quite remarkable considering only a few American athletes competed in or heard of swimrun when I started training in 2014. In 2016 there will be three races in San Diego, CA, one race near Portland, Maine and one in Randolph, New Jersey. Worldwide, there will be over 200 races this in 2016.

In 2014, my good friend and rowing teammate Andy Hewitt found out about the ÖTILLÖ race from a few of his “crazy” friends. Andy started training on his own but soon found he needed a partner, I’d just moved back to San Diego and we started right away.

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The Italian national swimrun series!

The swimrunning sport is under strong expansion in the world right now and new races are announced each month. Just recently, Italy announced the launch of a full swimrun series, with 10 races taking place in 8 different regions this summer. Planning a vacation in Italy has never been easier.

First out is Amphibianman Grado, a 12 km individual sprint swimrun race held in May. The second race, Conero, in Acona is held in June, as is the third, Elba, in Isola D’Elba. In Elba you can choose between 2 distances, 15 km sprint and 30 km regular. Both races are individual swimrun type-races. The fourth race, Idro, at the end of June,  is held in Lake Idro close to Verona. A 25 km individual swimrun race. Continue reading “The Italian national swimrun series!”