Sep 19 2020
ÖTILLÖ Experience 1000 Lakes
Location: Mecklenburger Seenplatte
Germany has been very important for us to find the right location. After more than a year of looking we found the amazing area of more than 3000 fresh water lakes just 70 km north of Berlin. Who would have thought we would find the location so close to home?
The Mecklenburger Seenplatte is special, it is very rural, it is riddled with pristine lakes with drinking quality water and it is full of beech forests. This makes the race extremely graphic, while running on the beautiful hard, and fast sand trails everything around you is in a vertical plane with tree trunks reaching for the sky! You feel as if you are in almost virgin nature.
The start in Wesenberg is spectacular with traditional costumes and lots of villagers, the finish line is in Rheinsberg, just after the castle.
The race has been moved from the end of October to September so that we do not miss out on the end of summer with comfortable water and air temperatures. The climate during this time of the year is mild with water temperatures around 14 degrees.
The new format EXPERIENCE is exactly what the name implies, a swimrun experience for those completely new to the sport or for those not ready to compete over bigger distances.
In Rheinsberg you will experience the beautiful forest trails, the warm water and the very friendly atmosphere. Come alone or come as a team and enjoy the ÖTILLÖ Experience.
The course is 8,3 km long with 4 swims, of which the longest is 480 metres.
Sometimes your partner is sick or injured or you can not find someone to participate with you. We are giving you the option to participate in either the Sprint or the Experience distance as an individual.