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Saturday, February 18, 2017
Claire And Chris Heading To ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Utö
Claire Treliving of Surrey, England and Chris her husband are looking for partners for the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Utö held in Sweden on May 27th-28th.
Claire will participate in the ÖTILLÖ sprint (10 km running + 4-5 km swimming) and Chris will compete in the full ÖTILLÖ event (42 km running + 6 km swimming). "We have secured places and accommodation for 8. We would be really interested if anyone is interested in joining us for this event. Our contact is email@example.com.
I am looking for a partner. The event is 10 km of running and 4 km of swimming, alternating several times. I'm hoping to complete the course in under 2 hours this year. My 5 km time is 27:28 mins and my 1500m swim time about 30 minutes. It is a great challenge and adventure. Utö is where the Swimrun movement started on an island in the southern part of the Stockholm archipelago."
For more information about the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Utö, visit here.
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