Race info

2017 Howth Aquathon Dates

Monday 22nd May at 19.30

Monday 19th June at 19.30

Monday 17th July at 19.30


Entries Open HERE NOW


You must enter online in advance to Secure Your Place in these events.

Some events sold out in advance last year and we expect Sell Outs in 2017 also

Races on offer are:

LONG RACE @ 19:30 Hrs :- ~1000m swim - 7.4 km Run

SHORT RACE @ ~20:00* Hrs:- ~500m Swim - 3.7 km Run

Same cost to enter each race and you can swap distances by request to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it up to midnight before the event.

We will allow distance changes on the night if requested but this change may not be reflected in provisional results so please make request well in advance by e-mail not on day of event


If you are unable participate but would like to be involved as a marshal then we would love to hear from you at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

* Short Race will start once all long race participants have cleared the water section and all safety cover is in place

For each race the distance from the end of the swim / exit from the beach to the grassy transition area is ~300m


Cost to enter one Race is €15 until 1 month before race

i.e. 22nd April for race on 22nd May; 19th May for race on 19th June; 17th June for race on 17th July;

Then entry cost is €20 until midnight on Sunday before each race - €25 for on the night entry

Cost to enter all 3 races:- €35 until 31st March; €39 until 30th April; €45 until 21st May 2017

Entry for "All 3 Races" includes Howth Challenge Series Tee-shirt - Individual Race entry (even if you enter all 3 in the end) does not include Series Tee

There is no difference in cost to enter Short Race or Long Race

This entry cost is inclusive of on-line entry provider’s commission, vat, timing chips and light post race refreshments

Entry on the night may be possible before 6.45pm Only if WE have not sold out online in advance as has happened with several recent events

Please enter on-line in advance to secure your entry

Categories for prizes are:- The first 3 men and women in the open category and the next highest placed vet (O 40 on day of race)

In addition to these prizes there will be spot prizes available for all participants present at the prizegiving which will take place immediately after race finish each night

2017 prize details will be available in due course

The overall 2017 Series winners, based on all 3 events, both men & women for both long and short races will receive a personally hand-crafted piece from Crannmor Pottery

Wetsuits are compulsory for all races - shorties are acceptable


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