ÖTILLÖ Merit Race

Do you have a history of SwimRun, triathlon, aquathlon, long distance trail running or similar? Then challenge yourself with ÖtillÖ Merit Race! The Solvalla Swimrun ÖtillÖ Merit Race is a total of 38,8 km, of which 5,8km is swimming.

The ÖtillÖ Merit Race is a combination of the Sprint and Endurance routes, which means that you will encounter both technical and fast running trails as well as tough ascents! There are three competition classes in the race: women’s, men’s and mixed.

Key facts:

  • Total distance*:  ca 38,8 km
    • Swimming: ca 5,8 km
      • Longest swim: ca  750 m
    • Running: ca 33 km
  • Vertical: 650 m
  • Technicality: Tough ascents: staircase consisting of 350 steps and the downhill skiing slope Swinghill. Both fast and technical running trails.
  • Amount of service stations: 5

*Please note that the route may be subjected to change

“Great trails, atmosphere and race organisation 🙂 Very challenging competition, much more challenging than Stockholm Swimrun and Amfibiemannen in Sweden, but not impossible if you don’t let the cold waters stop you”

ÖtillÖ Merit Race participant in 2016

Solvalla Swimrun is proud to be an ÖTILLÖ Merit race.

The ÖtillÖ Merit Races are selected by ÖtillÖ on the following criteria:

“These are the races that we feel are important to the development of the sport of swimrun. We also feel that these races provide a great experience for the racer.”


As an ÖtillÖ Merit Race all teams that participate in the Solvalla Swimrun full distance Race gets points towards the ÖtillÖ Ranking System. These points will be essential for future participation in ÖTILLÖ, the Swimrun World Championship, as teams will be selected based on this ranking. Furthermore, the only teams that will be allowed to participate in the ”random ticket selection” are teams with ranking points. Ranking points counting for the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship selection will be based on your ranking on December 31st each year. Solvalla Swimrun 2018 is one of the first ÖtillÖ Merit Race of the 2019 season. Use the momentum of your 2018 swimrun season to kickstart 2019 and get ahead of your competition with ÖtillÖ ranking points in your backpack! #usethemomentum

By entering Solvalla Swimrun ÖTILLÖ Merit race all teams accept the Rules of ÖTILLÖ.

Learn more about Solvalla Swimrun ÖtillÖ Merit Race and ÖtillÖ:




Sign up for Solvalla Swimrun 2018

The registration for Solvalla Swimrun 2018  has started, don’t miss out on an amazing challenge!

Price: 195 euro/team. The price includes:

  • race tickets for two people
  • 2 x swimming caps
  • service stop snacks and drinks
  • warm soup upon finishing
  • after race buffet
  • the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing sauna session after the race.
  • The three first teams in each race category are rewarded.The online registration is open until 19.9.2018. After this please contact us for information on available slots. The price of late registration is 210 euro/team.

If you have any trouble signing up please contact us


We provide a shuttle-bus service!  Contact us for more information.


Accommodation can be booked at Solvalla Sports Institute from 45 euro/night/person. The accommodation can be booked on the same time you buy you ticket or by contacting us.


Did you know that Solvalla Swimrun is the first ÖtillÖ Merit Race of the 2019 season?


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