Strömfors Swimrun Weekend 3.–4.8.2019
Swimrun racing with unbeatable atmosphere
Escape from Svartholma Swimrun 3.8.2019
160 € /pair (until 30.3.)
180 € /pair (until 15.7.)

Registration fee includes:
  • Swimcap
  • Transportation to Start at Svartholm from Strömfors Outdoor Factory
  • 6 aid stations along the course
  • After race sauna and recovery snacks
  • Numbered west (returned after the race)
Third edition of Escape from Svartholma – the race proven 30 km course with one of a kind Swimrun experience on Saturday 3.8.

Starting from Svartholm fortress island at Loviisa, this historical course follows the nation border from 1743. Total distance of the challenging route is 30 km, consisting on 11 swims of 5.3 km and 12 runs of 24.2 km in total. Majority of swims are sheltered sea swims in Finnish archipelago, the last sections are swam in the river with little current. Run sections are done on fast rolling sand roads and undulating forest trails.

Race is held as a pair race in three classes: mixed, female, male

Race rules follow general Swimrun rules. All racers must have a valid insurance on the race day. Race is limited for maximum 40 pairs and is filled in registration order.

Course details
Start: Svartholm fortress island
Finish: Old iron mill village of Strömfors
Total race distance: 29 550 m
Running: 24 200 m
Swimming 5 330 m
Swim sections: 23
Longest swim 1 100 m
Longest run 11 950 m
Aid stations: 6
Strömfors Swimrun Sprint 4.8.2019
80 € /pair, 50 € individual (until 30.3.)
100 € /pair, 60 € individual (until 15.7.)

Around 10 km sprint distance is a new race added to calendar in 2019.

After organising two successful long distance Swimruns we wanted to create a shorter race with the same unique Strömfors atmosphere and great course as our main event. This short course sprint is perfect for the ones not wanting to go for full distance but wanting to experience the unique sport of Swimrun.

Swimrun sprint features trail running and swimming in Strömfors surroundings, swims are held in Kymi river and Kukul lake, runs circulate on undulating trails and forrest roads around Strömfors. To make participating as easy as possible individual class was added to the race. Final race course will be published on January.
Accommodation
To prepare for the race day without hassle, and to enjoy the whole weekend of Swimrun action and after race atmosphere in Strömfors, book accommodation to you and your team at our Krouvinmäki Boardinghouse. More info and bookings here.

Results from 2017 can be downloaded here and from 2018 here 
Maps of Escape from Svartholma course can be downloaded here

We welcome all participants to this unique Swimrun challenge with the best course and after race atmosphere of the whole Swimrun race circuit! 
Escape from Svartholma Swimrun 2018 in images
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