Keeping Cork Active
Keeping Cork Active

Splash & Dash Events

Primary Schools

Cork Sports Partnership 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.

  • Register your interest through the online form on this page!
  • Contact: James at

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.

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 be able to complete the swim distance of 50m unaided (2 lengths)

How much does it Cost?

€20 per school group of 10

Further Information:

Contact James Kirby in Cork Sports Partnership by emailing 

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Primary Schools Splash & Dash
Registration Form for Primary Schools

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