Entries for the 2021 Spirit Sandyford 5k virtual race are now open!


Taking place on Thursday September 30th it’s the perfect way to get together with work colleagues, no matter where you are in the world.


Tickets cost €18* per person, with a special entry rate of €65** for a team of four.


Everyone who enters will receive a Sandyford 5k finisher t-shirt and a commemorative medal.


You’ll also get exclusive access to our event app – where you’ll be able to race the real route of the Sandyford 5k, track and log your 5k race, set up and join a team with your work colleagues, share a framed selfie after the race to your socials, and much much more.


And that’s not all!  Everyone who enters the event by Wednesday September 15th will be entered into a draw to win a 2-night stay at the Clayton Hotel Leopardstown.


Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for weekly competitions, training plans and event updates from our sponsors Spirit Motor Group, BNP, Beacon Hospital, Total Physio, In Good Company and Sandyford Business District.


Supporting the Spirit Sandyford 5K event.

Spirit Motor Group is one of Ireland’s largest automotive retail groups, with no fewer than nine locations and a huge selection of new and used cars and commercial vehicles available. Established in 2004, we’re proud to represent some of the world’s most celebrated brands, including Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo, Ford, ŠKODA, SEAT, CUPRA and Volkswagen service.


In addition to our franchised dealerships, we have two specialist used car facilities – Spirit Premium in Sandyford, Dublin, and Spirit Burton in Kilpedder, Wicklow. Whichever location you choose to visit, you’ll be warmly greeted by our team, who will be on hand to provide any information you need.

We offer an exceptional customer experience, giving you the peace of mind you require when buying a new or used vehicle, or investing in aftersales care. Our honest, trustworthy approach has earned us an outstanding reputation and means customers come back to us time and again for all their motoring needs.

BNP Paribas are delighted to support the Sandyford 5k this year. With us becoming new residents to the Sandyford Business District in 2022 it is an apt time for us to get involved.


BNP Paribas has been active in Ireland since 1973. Replicating the diversity of the Group model, BNP Paribas in Ireland offers the varied activities of Corporate and Institutional Banking, Securities Services comprising both Custody and Administration Services and Real Estate Advisory, while also providing IFSC based services to the wider Group internationally.


BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking is central to the bank’s strategy. It encompasses Global Markets, Corporate Client Financing, Advisory, Corporate Trade, Treasury Solutions, Financial Institutions Coverage and Securities Services.


Corporate and Institutional clients also benefit from presence and expertise across Asset Management, Global Trade Solutions and Real Estate.


The Group has a total workforce of over 540 employees in Ireland.


We wish all participants the very best of luck in this year’s event and look forward to joining the community in 2022!

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Beacon Hospital is proud to support local and is delighted to announce our continued sponsorship of the Sandyford 5k! This hugely popular event, organised by DSD Athletic Club, promises to be as fun and exciting as always despite being run virtually this year.


Beacon Hospital is one of the most technologically advanced and modern hospital’s in all of Europe. Our team provide acute medical and surgical care to patients across all disciplines including; Cancer Care, Cardiology, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Thoracic Surgery, Paediatrics, Urology, Women’s Health and more. Our patients have access to Ireland’s most advanced radiology equipment in our state-of-the-art Radiology unit.


Our Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Department is the most comprehensive private centre of its kind in Ireland. Our 18 Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons work closely with our Sports Medicine Physicians, Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists and Sports Physiologists offering expert care unlike anywhere else.


Our Sports Lab has a unique offering to safely take persons of all fitness levels to their desired sporting goals whether those are working up to your first 5k, or improving your best Ironman Triathlon time!


We would like to wish good luck to every participant and say a massive congratulations to the organising committee for their outstanding efforts this year!

Total Physio offers a wide range of services to help you achieve your movement goals, whether it be to complete a marathon (or the Sandyford 5k), finish the 18th hole with style, or sit comfortably working at your desk.

We can help you realise why you don’t move easily, and design specific rehab plans, progressing as your tolerance increases, so you can continue to do what you love.


Our expert team treat a wide range of injuries, which you can read about in more detail on www.totalphysio.ie. Rehabilitation and preventive strategies are an important part of our service to you, essential in reducing your risk of injury reoccurrence.

Total Physio are delighted to be sponsoring the Sandyford 5k again this year, as we have done since it’s inception. Best of luck to everyone participating! If you need help with your training, please call now on 01-2137000 or email info@totalphysio.ie

Sandyford Business District

Sandyford Business District is proud to sponsor the Spirit Sandyford 5k virtual run. We are delighted that the run is taking place during our own Wellness Week which runs from September 27th to October 1st.


Since January 2017, the Sandyford BID CLG trading as Sandyford Business District has been representing the interests of businesses in the four business parks which comprise Sandyford Business District. Established under the Local Government (Business Improvements Districts) Act 2006, the company operates an executive office to implement the vision of the company. Since its inception, one of the most important roles is providing a strong unified voice at local and national government level on behalf of all businesses to ensure that their concerns and opportunities are addressed. In addition, there has been significant progress in placemaking, mobility, business attraction and promoting a positive business culture.


We encourage you to find out more about the work of the district…www.sandyford.ie

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DSD is one of Ireland’s largest and most successful athletics clubs. Established in 1985 with the merger of Dundrum AC and South Dublin AC, we have maintained a strong culture of high performance among our elite athletes while catering for all talent levels and ages, with the full suite of track & field pursuits available to members. We have great coaches and lots of opportunities for members to volunteer. In 2022 DSD is moving to its new Multisport Campus with a World Athletics standard 400 metre 8 lane outdoor track at its heart. DSD is the proud owner and operator of the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon and the Spirit Sandyford 5K. We love new members!