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Achill Island 5k Beach Race


The Event
The Achill 5K beach race is run entirely on the beach at Keel Strand, Achill Island. This Blue flag beach is famous for its stunning views, clean clear water, and variety of water and beach sports, from surfing to kite buggying. The route will follow an out and back format crossing a small stream mid way, so you could get your toes wet. On completing the race you will be presented with a finisher’s medal and refreshments.

There will also be post race banter in the Annex Bar, Keel. 


The Route & Distance
The distance of the race will be 5k 

Registration Location, Time
Saturday 30 March 2013 – Registration Starts – 8.00am
Location – Sandybanks, Keel, Achill Island, Ireland


Race Start Time
Start Time – 11.15am


Entry Fee & What’s Included
The entry fee for the Achill 5k Beach race will be €20.00pp plus online processing fee.

Entry on the day will be €25.00pp
Chip timed by Champion Chip Ireland
Finishers medal and refreshments for all participants
Water at the finish


Top three male prizes
Top three female prizes


Car Parking
Parking will be clearly signposted on the day of the event – please do not block any gateways or driveways by parking irresponsibly. The people on Achill have welcomed this event onto their Island and everyone should be courteous to the people and show respect towards their property.