Sandycove Island Challenge 2014

Posted on: 8th September, 2014

Category: News

Contributor: West Cork People

The 2014 Sandycove Island Challenge takes place on Saturday, September 20 at 3.30pm. Sandycove is a small island, populated by a herd of wild goats, sitting in the estuary of the Pil River just over the headland from the Kinsale Estuary, less than 10 minutes drive from Kinsale. 

The Sandycove Island Challenge, organised by Cork Masters Swimming Club and Cork Lions Club as a joint charity event, was first held in 1994, so this year will be the 20th anniversary. It is promoted as a mass-participation and fun event, but with a serious competitive element for those so inclined. The swim is approx 1,600m around Sandycove Island.

Wetsuited swimmers are typically in the majority at Sandycove, and are very welcome.

Prizes will be awarded for First, Second and Third place for both men and women in the various age groups (wetsuit and non-wetsuit) with the perpetual Sandycove Island trophy awarded to the fastest non wetsuit swimmer.

Entries are now open at http://bit.ly/Sandycove2014. If you are planning to enter, please do so as early as you can. Find out more about the Sandycove Swimmers Club and their regular swims at sandycoveswimmers.com.

Latest News Articles:

Network Ireland West Cork appoints 16 West Cork businesswomen to 2018 committee
Kinsale’s ‘Change By Degrees’ announced as finalist for Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards 2018
Initiative to promote tourism in Dunmanway
New research shows Rosscarbery can now lay a claim to JFK
Plant a ‘Twig’ and watch it grow
Inaugural Network Ireland West Cork Awards announces Businesswoman of the Year
Dunmanway looks to a bright future as Brookpark Enterprise Centre officially opened
West Cork scoops top prizes in National Coding Final
Clonakilty man is Irish Red Cross Volunteer of the Year 2018
West Cork schools to lead the way in robotics

Join us on Facebook

Unable to display Facebook posts.
Show error

Error: Error validating application. Application has been deleted.
Type: OAuthException
Code: 190
Please refer to our Error Message Reference.

Jump to:

Top