Swimrun: An emerging new endurance sport

  title={Swimrun: An emerging new endurance sport},
  author={Romuald Lepers and François-Xavier Li and Paul J. Stapley},
  journal={Movement \& Sport Sciences},
The swimrun is a new endurance team-sport based on two persons swimming and running alternatively through open water and mostly trails. The aim of this study was to analyse participation and performance trends for males, females and mixed duo team at the OTILLO Swimrun race (10 km open-water swimming and 65 km trail running). During the 2012–2016 period, the mean total time performance of the best athletes at the OTILLO Swimrun decreased significantly by 17 min/year for males, 40 min/year for… 
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