November 8, 2019

For those who missed last nights briefing, please see below for the slides as well as 30min video covering all the key info.


Rottnest Swimrun Team

Download PDF of Briefing Slides Here

May 9, 2019

The Rottnest Swimrun is the premier Swimrun experience in Australia, covering 32kms of bays and trails. For endurance sport enthusiasts, this is the swimrun to do in Australia

January 18, 2019

Dear Swimrun Friends,

Happy New Year! We hope you enjoyed a great Christmas break and are spending some time relaxing and training over the summer.

As we communicated late last year, due to scheduling difficulties, the next edition of Rottnest Swimrun is later in 2019 -...

September 19, 2018

Hello Swimrunners,

As many of you are aware, we recently announced the date for the next Rottnest Swimrun as May 4th 2019. Following this announcement, we had an overwhelming response of disappointment due to the clash with other endurance events.

After a lot of discussi...

August 4, 2018


The Otillo Swimrun world championship, held every September in Sweden is the granddaddy of Swimrun events and was labelled by The Guardian UK as the toughest one day event in the world. The team at Otillo literally invented the sport of swimrun and this race is what t...

February 13, 2018

Bondi Lifeguard Andrew "Reidy" Reid is flying west to take part in the Rottnest Swimrun, and he is looking to take home a quokka.

January 19, 2018

With around 8 weeks to go until the race, many people will be starting to get a bit nervous, especially those participating for the first time. Questions like these will be popping up:

- Am I doing the right mix of training?

- Do I have the right gear to race in?

- Will I...

November 14, 2017

In 2017, Cameron Ewers signed himself up for Rottnest Swimrun with good friend Charles Angliss. Although they had swum open water events before, they entered with a degree of trepidation, not feeling sure if they were fit enough to go the distance on land and sea withi...

November 7, 2017

Getting ready for your first ever Swimrun or ready to take your Swimrun to the next level in 2018?

For 2018 we have partnered with Lex and Ross Robertson from Flowbros Coaching, who are a hands on, passionate coaching team ready to help you be well prepared come March...

October 16, 2017

In 2002 some Swedes made a drunken bet at a bar, challenging each other to a race through the Stockholm archipelago. They decided they'd go from an island called Utö to another called Sandhamn, approximately 75 kms away, with the last team of two to pay for the hotel,...

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