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Thursday, January 26 2017

ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Weekend Hvar

Spring may not be here just yet; however we all know just how quickly time passes. So be sure to book your holiday in Croatia early so you don’t miss out on these two extraordinary events that will take place on April 1st and 2nd 2017 on the island of Hvar.

Swimrun or Sprint anyone?

Ötillö Sprint Hvar will take place on April 1st and the purpose is to create an easy, interesting and fun course as an introduction to the sport of swimrun.

The course is around 13 km long and includes 4 swims, with the longest swim being around 500 m. It will finish and start at the main square in Hvar.

Ötillö Swimrun Hvar on the other hand is tougher, yet growing in popularity every day and to win it, is the ultimate achievement. Teams train all year round to perform to their highest standards and achieve their personal best! The Swimrun will take place on April 2nd in the island of Hvar.

FACTS:

1.  Total race distance: 45,5 km

2.  Running: 34,8 km

3.  Swimming: 10,6 km

4.  Longest swim: 2,950 m

We all know that spring is equally beautiful as the summer in Hvar. The tranquility of the city and beautiful Hvar beaches will simply take your breath away. There are no crowds or hustle in the streets and the smell of the fresh air will surely rejuvenate you! Experience something new every day and make this your dream holiday in Croatia!

If you want to book your Hvar accommodation right now, you still have a chance to get up to 20% discount on our Suncani Hvar Hotels!

Even if you are not taking part in the Ötillö Swimrun, we definitely invite you to witness this amazing event with us! However, if you have the endurance, will and courage to take on this challenge we will definitely be cheering you on! Not to mention that the weather in this period on the island of Hvar is perfect for Swimrun or Sprint with temperatures of over 20 degrees and sea between 15 – 17 degrees.

This is a very unique race in a very unique place! So hope to see you there!