Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answer to your question about the Sandyford 5K on this page. You’re probably not the first one to have asked it!

  • When and where is the race?

    The next Sandyford 5K will take place in Sandyford on Thursday 7th May, 2024 at 7:30pm.

  • Where can I collect my Race Number and leave my bag?

    Participants will be able to collect their race number from our Race HQ. Details to be confirmed in due course.

    You will also be able to avail of our Bag Drop service from 5.00pm on Thursday.

    We’ll also be accepting late entries at Race HQ.

  • How much is it to enter?

    Entries will open shortly.

  • What's included in the race pack?

    Everyone who enters will receive a Sandyford 5k Technical Race T-shirt from our new Technical Kit sponsor Joma and a commemorative medal.

  • Where can I park?

    FREE parking is available from 5:30pm on September 29th in the Stillorgan and Sandyford Green Luas Car Parks.

  • Who is organising the event?

    Dundrum South Dublin Athletics Club (Ireland’s largest athletics club), are the hosts of the Sandyford 5k event. Our club is also the organiser of the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon each year.

  • I have some more questions, how do I contact you?

    We can be contacted directly at and we’ll be delighted to answer any other questions you may have.


    You can also message us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @sandyford5k

  • Where does the money go?

    The Sandyford 5k is organised by Dundrum South Dublin AC, one of the biggest athletics clubs in the country.

    The club is famed for producing many of our country’s greatest athletes (for more information click here) while catering for huge numbers of all ages and abilities across South Dublin.

    Later this year DSD will move to its new Multisport Campus at St. Thomas with a World Athletics standard 400 metre 8 lane outdoor track at its heart.

  • Social Media Competitions

    Occasionally, we run competitions thanks to our fantastic sponsors. Terms and Conditions are available here when relevant.