Backwaterman SwimRun

DISCOVER  scandinavian nature with ancient knights 

Austria, 9th July 2023

35k /25k/15k/10k all Team and Solo

With European Championships Halfmarathon and Marathon Solo


 The natural paradise around the Ottensteiner Reservoir has been home to the  Open Water races  for 17 years now. The race leads through fjord-like bays, who provide a unique natural scenery for the competition. 
  SwimRun competitions over 10 km, 15 km, 25 km and 35 km are held, solo or team therefore covering anything your heart desires. The trails offer a rich sightseeing program with castle Ottenstein, dam wall, ruins Lichtenfeld,that you will pass during your alternating running and swimming sections.
 The water  is about 22-25 degrees and offers ideal conditions for everyone. Come and let yourself be inspired by the unique environment, the fjord-like bays, the memorial fields of the Waldviertel Power Places. 

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 Trial 10k

 For our beginners there is 8km on the original route in the heart of the Ottensteiner Arena with the Lichtenfeld ruins and its rock formations.
 4 run and 3 swim parts create variety and the structure for an exciting introduction to the SwimRun scene

Longest swim0.4km
 Longest run 3,0 km
 Total swim 1350 m
 Total: 10 km
Altitude: 250 m

 Sprint 15k

 Here you will find a mix of trial and half marathon that will make you sweat and lead you into the natural beauty of the Waldviertel.
 From the heart of the trial with the ruins of Lichtenfels, the sprint route takes you to one of the most beautiful natural parts with a wonderful island.
Longest swim 400m
 Longest run 3,2 km
 Total swim: 3190 m
 Total 14.1 km
Altitude: 380 m

 Half Marathon 25k

 Challenging and yet feasible - Individually and as a team, the 25 km around the Ottensteiner reservoir and its fjord-like bays can be mastered. The fjords of the Olttensteiner Stausee will be crossed several times.
Longest swim 750m
 Longest run 5,1 km
Total swim 3300 m
 Total run 20,6 k
Total 24,0 km
Altitude: 525 m

 Marathon 35k

 The ultimate challenge over 35 km.
Solo and Team will tackle the whole half marathon highlights with an additional 10 km loop to all highlihgts, passing castles, ruins, natural beauties and alternating trails.

Longest swim 750m
 Longest run 5,1 km
 Total swim 4800 m
Total run 29,1 k
 Total 34,0 km
Altitude: 650 m