Entries for the 2024 Sandyford 5k will open shortly.


Taking place on Thursday, May 9th at 7.30pm it’s a great way to get together with friends and colleagues in the community.


Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for weekly competitions, training plans and event updates from our sponsors.


Supporting the Sandyford 5K event.

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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 530 employees in Ireland.


BNP Paribas is delighted to support the Sandyford 5k. We wish all participants the very best of luck in this year’s event!

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Beacon Hospital is proud to support local and is delighted to announce our continued sponsorship of the Spirit Sandyford 5k! This hugely popular event, organised by DSD Athletic Club, promises to be as fun and exciting as ever as it returns to a physical event for the first time in three years.

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 17 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!

Joma Sport is a Spanish company dedicated to the manufacturing and merchandising of sports footwear and apparel. It is the leading Sports Brand in Spain and amongst the ‘top ten’ worldwide, currently operating in more than 110 countries. Specialties include running and athletics, with the sponsorship of the Spanish, Irish, Scottish and Welsh Athletics Federations, in addition to Leinster Athletics, Athletics Wicklow, plus many other clubs nationwide. Other Sectors include Soccer, Rugby, Tennis, Futsal, Padel, Swimming, Trail and Leisurewear. Joma Sport is delighted to be associated as Technical Kit Sponsor for this year’s Spirit Sandyford 5k.  For more information on Joma, visit: https://www.joma-sport.com or contact Susanne.mcnamara@joma-sport.com

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 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

Clayton Hotel Leopardstown

The Clayton Hotel Leopardstown is a Prize Partner for this year’s Spirit Sandyford 5k.

Located in Central Park, a stone’s throw from the Luas to the City Centre, and not far from the Wicklow Mountains National Park, Clayton Hotel Leopardstown is the ideal place to stay for business or leisure and explore all Dublin has to offer.

Bay & Sorrel, the hotel’s newly refurbished restaurant, is the perfect place for dining in South Dublin. Offering an extensive selection of freshly prepared seasonal salads and hot dishes for lunch, and a refined à la cart menu for dinner, Bay & Sorrel restaurant is ideal for dining when staying at the Clayton Hotel Leopardstown.


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Dundrum South Dublin Athletic Club set up the Spirit Sandyford 5k event in 2015 to give residents and workers in the Sandyford area a chance to try out a 5k event.  Every year we welcome 1,000 walkers, joggers and runners to take part and have a bit of craic too. Our Club maintains a strong culture of high performance among our elite athletes, and we welcome all talent levels and ages, with the full suite of track & field pursuits available to members. This Autumn we will move to our new Multisport Campus beside Marlay Park with a World Athletics standard 400 metre outdoor track, running trails and a handy carpark. We love new members!