Galley Head Swim 2023

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Galley Head Swim 2023

Galley Head Swim 2023 - a 10km Open Water Swim - in aid of Marymount, Cancer Connect and CoAction.

By Galley Head Swim

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, July 22 · 9am - 4pm IST


Red Strand Beach - Ardfield/Clonakilty Red Strand Beach Ganniv Beg Cork Ireland

About this event

  • 7 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

The 5th Annual Galley Head Swim 2023 is in aid of Marymount Hospice, Cancer Connect and CoAction will take place on the 22nd July this year. All donations and proceeds will be shared equally between our three chosen charities.

The swim will start from the Red Strand and go around the Galley Head and finish on the Warren Beach.

Each swimmer or relay team will require a support boat. One boat per swimmer or team (No kayaks allowed).

Minimum sponsorship required to raise is €500 for Solo and €1000 for a relay team - we encourage all participants to raise as much as possible over and above the minimum amount - all donations are greatly appreciated with 100% of funds raised being given to the charities. Relay teams to be made up of two, three or four swimmers (Max 4).

A registration fee of €100 per solo or €200 per relay team is required when registering. This fee goes towards your fund-raising target.

Fundraising - This year we are partnering with for fundraising - we encourage and request that all solos and relays use iDonate for their fundraising campaign. Start Fundraising HERE.

HQ for the Swim is The Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery.

T-Shirt and event pack will be provided before the swim at the safety briefing and a medal and towel will be given at the finish. Please refer to the size guide below.

As this is an open water coastal swim the swim is subject to sea conditions and weather on the day.

All swimmers must be 18 years or over.

Sponsorship Cards are also available and will be available for download on request.

Please click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

About the organizer

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Galley Head Swim