Primary Schools Aquathlon Event
Cork Sports Partnership and Triathlon Ireland organise a number of Primary Schools Aquathlon (Splash & Dash) events in Cork annually. The events introduce 5th and 6th class children from Cork primary schools to a new multi sport event consisting of a 50m swim and a 400m run in a supportive environment. The 2017 events took place in April 2017 with over 300 children taking part in 3 events across the series. Click here >>> for more information on the April 2017 events.
What is an Aquathlon (Splash & Dash)?
Each participant will complete a 50m swim and a 400m run. Rules for the event are straightforward and easy to follow and revolve around race etiquette and the health and safety aspects of a swim followed by a run.
Full rules will be provided to schools upon entry to the event, along with an event programme and schedule.
When & where will the next events take place?
|Fermoy Leisure Centre||TBC||TBC|
|Gus Healy Pool, Douglas||TBC||TBC|
How many students can take part?
- Schools are welcome to submit a minimum of 10 children per entry. i.e. (10 from 5th class and 10 from 6th class).
- Inclusion in this event is on a first come first served basis and will cost €20 per school group of 10.
- Children should also be able to complete the swim distance of 50m unaided.
How much does it Cost?
€20 per school group of 10 with a maximum of 4 groups of 10 per school.
How do I Register? (Register your schools interest in future Splash & Dash Events with CSP by completing the form below. This will ensure we contact you on confirmation of event dates.)
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Alternatively, secure your place by downloading the registration form and returning it to Maurice O' Sullivan in the Cork Sports Partnership - click here