Swimrun, the endurance race growing in popularity

A combination of swimming and running over 75km, this new endurance race discipline is becoming a craze.

When we think of endurance sports, we might think of Ultramarathons or Ironman triathlons.

But there’s a new discipline in Sweden that’s gaining a reputation as one of the toughest in the world.

It’s called swimrun. Team of two swim and run a total of 75km among and over 26 islands in Stockholm’s archipelago.

It’s now in its 10th year and gaining popularity.

Paul Rhys explains.

Source: Al Jazeera


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Published On 7 Sep 2015
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