Ranked as one of the toughest endurance races in the world by CNN!
ÖTILLÖ is a unique race in a unique environment. Teams of two race together from island to island (Ö TILL Ö) from Sandhamn to Utö in the Stockholm archipelago. The teams swim between the 19 islands and run on them. The total distance is 75 kilometers of which 10 km are swimming and 65 km are running.
Gococo is a very proud official partner to ÖTILLÖ. “This competition is the ultimate test of both psychic and physical endurance and we are looking forward to see a lot of Gococo socks around the course!” says Annie, owner and founder of Gococo
Öloppet is an extreme event that caters to the elite but is also suitable for the regular exerciser who wants to have a new goal to train for, or challenge colleagues at work. Participants are also guaranteed an outdoor experience beyond the ordinary.
The race takes place in the south part of Gothenburg's archipelago. In teams of two participants compete by running over and swim between the 15 islands that make up the racetrack. The total distance is just over 36 kilometers, of which 5 km are swimming. Longest running distance is about 6 kilometers and longest swiming distance is just over 700 meters.
"Öloppet is a great event to participate in, it offers not only challenges a la "Gococo-style" but is also based in Gothenburg archipelago that is Annie's and my home waters, which makes it even more fun. Here we have trained in our sailing dinghys daily since childhood!" comment Linnea, co-founder and owner of Gococo.