02 MAY 2021
CLASSIC | HALF | ULTRA
ÖTILLÖ MERIT RACE
"One of the most beautiful swimruns in the world"
4.80km SWIM / 23.00km RUN
Effort time: 3h00 to 7h00
The CLASSIC SWIMRUNMAN course has been a real popular success since its launch, whether on the SOLO or DUO formula. Between limestone massifs and picturesque villages of the Haut-Var. Come and discover the swimrun. Thrills guaranteed.
7.35km SWIM / 40.05km RUN
Effort time: 5:30 to 10:30 am
The HALF SWIMRUNMAN by HEAD course is wonderful in every way. Traced in the heart of the Verdon Natural Park, it will take you to one of the most beautiful places in France: the Gorges du Verdon, the largest canyon in Europe, which you will walk through and then swim through.
65.65km | ÖTILLÖ MERIT RACE
11.75km SWIM / 53.90km RUN
Effort time: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
"Cited by some specialists as the hardest swimrun in the world" An anthology course laid out in one of the most beautiful places in the world, represents an extraordinary sporting challenge. Enter forever into the SWIMRUNMAN France legend.
from 800m to 2500m
6 years to 15 years
Effort time: 8′ to 20′
Scheduled the day before the events, the KIDS races are reserved for children from 6 to 15 years old on the beaches of Lake Sainte-Croix and around the village start/finish. This is a unique opportunity for the little champion seeds to come and swim, run and cross the same "Finishline" as their elders!
"A magical moment in the heart of the most beautiful canyon in Europe."
The magnificent courses of SWIMRUN GORGES DU VERDON are to be done at least once in his life as a sportsman. The beauty of the turquoise waters of Lake St. Croix, the majestic cliffs of the Gorges du Verdon and the natural preservation of the site make it a must on the calendar every year.
The SWIMRUN GORGES DU VERDON returns 02 MAY 2021 for the greatest pleasure of swimrun enthusiasts and the program of this fifth edition is tempting. Three distances are indeed offered from Les Salles-sur-Verdon. The SWIMRUNMAN CLASSIC FormatThe HALF SWIMRUNMAN Format as well as the mythical ULTRA SWIMRUNMAN ÖTILLÖ MERIT RACEelected among the most difficult swimrun races in the world.
THE FILM 2019
"The swimrun race of all superlatives"
In the heart of the remarkable Verdon Regional Natural Park the three courses are drawn on the Department of Var and the Department of the Alpes de Haute-Provence, two real places where outdoor sports, especially swimruns, are held. The routes will cross all the municipalities bordering the Lake of Sainte-Croix, as follows a Natural Park, Two Departments And Six communes (Les Salles-sur-Verdon, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, La Palud-sur-Verdon, Aiguines, Bauduen and Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon) which will host this fifth edition.
If the turquoise blue waters of the Lac de Sainte-Croix have been the site of the SWIMRUN GORGES DU VERDON since its inception, it is since 2019 that a magnificent swimming crossing of the Gorges has been imagined by the organisation. A magical moment in the heart of the Most beautiful canyon in Europeof which each participant will keep an unforgettable memory.
We look forward to seeing you in this natural setting on 02 MAY 2021 for this 5th edition of the SWIMRUNMAN GORGES DU VERDON by HEAD.