Sandycove Challenge

Saturday 22nd September 2018

Event Details

Sandycove Island Challenge is an annual open water sea swimming race around Sandycove Island, Kinsale, Co. Cork. It is organised and run by Cork Lions Club with the assistance of voluntary helpers in aid of local charities. The voluntary helpers will include members of Cork Masters Swimming Club.

Sandycove Island is one of the world’s top ten open water swimming locations

In excess of 250 swimmers are expected in 2018. The event is open to all competent sea swimmers. Swim Ireland Membership is not required.

The organiser recommends all swimmers to wear swim wetsuits. Only those who are acclimated and competent open water sea swimmers should consider swimming in togs.

All swimmers must register, before 1.00pm, on the day of the swim in Kinsale

Some notes: 

  • Race Day is 22nd  September, 2018.
  • 4.30pm Race Start
  • 1,800 meter swim around Sandycove Island
  • After party in Kinsale
  • 6 trophies to be won for male and female in togs, wetsuit and masters categories.
  • Medals for winners in age group categories

Entry Options
Adult - Age 19 & over
Available €33.00 Enter

Junior - Under 18 - Age 14 - 18
Available €25.00 Enter
Refund Policy

I agree that my entry is non-refundable and is non-transferable to any other person

Sat 22 Sep 2018 at 16:30
Contact Info
Race Secretary
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