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Schools Splash & Dash 2023

Cork Sports Partnership and Triathlon Ireland are delighted to announce the return of the ever popular Primary Schools Aquathlon


Event Description:

Cork Sports Partnership and Triathlon Ireland are delighted to announce the return of the ever popular Primary Schools Aquathlon (Splash & Dash) events in Cork this May. The events introduces 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.

Event Details:

  • Date: Fri, 12th May 2023
  • Venue: Douglas Pool
  • Time: Between 10am-12pm (depending on time slot given)
  • Register your interest through the online form on this page!
  • Contact: James at
  • Cost: €10 per group of 10

What is the Splash & Dash Event?

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 pupils 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 €10 per school group of 10
  • Children should be able to complete the swim distance of 50m unaided (2 lengths)

Further information:

Contact James Kirby in Cork Sports Partnership by emailing