Listen to race director Michael Lemmel talking about the Ötillö world series race 1000 Lakes in Rheinsberg, Germany.
Traveling to the race is quite easy. For participants who aren’t local. We suggest that you first travel to Berlin, and from there take the train to Rheinsberg. The train ride takes about 1,5 hours. You can also rent a car and drive approximately 70 kilometers. Book your train tickets here.
Accommodations range from expensive hotels to hostels. There are options for everybody’s taste and budget. A word of advice though. Book as soon as possible. This period is a busy time in the area because of its fantastic nature.
The race-course is flat and fast. And is accessible for spectators. Rent bike’s to follow the race. Don’t miss out on the Schloss Rheinsberg, where you can take in some local history as well as the race.
Training advice for Ötillö 1000 Lakes
Training for this race, you should focus on long intervals. It is a flat course, with long runs, long swims with few transitions between the disciplines. Also, don’t forget to pack all your essentials! Download our Checklist for your swimrun race day.
Lovisa Jönsson will travel to the race together with Anna Karlsson as team TOT Swimrun. They are looking forward to an adventure, and to see the town. “And it will be so much fun cheering on the sprint the day before,” Anna says. “Also, trying the highly recommended vegan burgers” – Lovisa adds.
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