The Isles of Scilly swimrun: a new wild adventure

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https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/the-running-blog/2016/jul/05/the-isles-of-scilly-swimrun-a-new-wild-adventure

If you’re looking for an andidote to the sterile world of Ironman and triathlon, then swimrun allows you to – quite literally – immerse yourself in nature at its most visceral

“It’s going to be incredible,” I overheard a local explaining. “They’re going to swim all the way to Tresco and back again.” Actually, it’s worse than that, I thought to myself, as I tried to walk off my pre-race nerves. We’d be alternating between swimming and running across six …