Sandycove Island Challenge 2019

Saturday, 28 September 2019


  1. ticket
  2. registration
  3. review
  4. confirmation

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 300 swimmers are expected in 2019.
The event is open to all competent and experienced sea swimmers. Swim Ireland Membership is not required. The swim course is approximately 1,600m long and there is a strict 1 hour time limit for all swimmers.

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

All swimmers must register, before 2.00pm, on the day of the swim in Kinsale.

Some notes: 

  • Race Day is 28th September, 2019
  • 5:00pm Race Start
  • 1,600 meter swim around Sandycove Island
  • Prize Giving Ceremony in Kinsale
  • 6 trophies to be won for male and female in togs, wetsuit and masters categories.
  • Medals for winners in age group categories

SANDYCOVE ISLAND CHALLENGE 2019

 

registrations are not available

There are currently no entry options available for this event.

 

Under 18 - SANDYCOVE ISLAND CHALLENGE 2019

 

registrations are not available

There are currently no entry options available for this event.