Welcome to Cork Orienteering Club

If you are looking for a healthy, fun outdoor activity then why not try orienteering. Cork Orienteering Club organises and promotes the sport of orienteering in the Cork area, both City and County.

Our events cater for all ages and fitness levels, it does not matter how young, old or fit you are, as you can run, walk or jog the course and progress at your own pace. We are always delighted to welcome beginners and families to our events, and we will have someone on hand at each event to show you the ropes.

Our aim is to promote orienteering as an outdoor sport that is enjoyed by families, hikers, bikers, social walkers, social runners, serious runners, adventure racers and anyone who loves the outdoors. Orienteering – The adventure sport for all.

LATEST CLUB NEWS

  • Summer League #7: Doneraile Park Tuesday JULY 12TH Event Info The seventh and final event in the CorkO Summer League will take place in Doneraile Park, next Tuesday July 12th.Doneraile Park is looking resplendent in the Summer sunshine and is awaiting your presence. Hope you will come along and take advantage of the opportunity to experience this magnificent setting and sample the wonderful parkland terrain. It is sure to be a fun evening and with numerous picnic tables and a large children's playground it caters well for families and offers plenty of post run entertainment. All who travel the comfortable 45 minute drive from Cork City won't be disappointed!*******************COURSE INFOShort : 2.1 km, 11 controlsLong : 4.2 km, 21 controlsIMPORTANT NOTES: Strictly no ...
    Posted 9 Jul 2022, 03:46 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #6: James Fort, Kinsale TUESDAY JULY 5TH Event Info The sixth event in the CorkO Summer League will take place at James Fort, Kinsale on Tuesday July 5th.This historic fort is a very unique orienteering destination. The area is comprised of open hillside surrounding the pentagonal Fort with its spear shaped earthen Bastions. The earthen moat encircling the Fort can present some navigational challenges while other novel features on the map include the sandy beach and stone tunnels but don’t forget to duck when negotiating the latter. Given the compact nature of this area participants will no doubt cross paths many times over the duration of their course as they traverse the sloping hills around the fort.*************ENTRYEnter on line at: https://www.orienteering.ie/fixtures ...
    Posted 2 Jul 2022, 02:46 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #5: Tramore Valley Park Tuesday June 28th Event Info The fifth event in the CorkO Summer League will take place on Tuesday June 28th at Tramore Valley Park.The Park is located at the old Kinsale Road landfill site and is enclosed by the Tramore river, the Trabeg river and the South Ring road. The rough open land is a meadow at present, mown paths are not marked on the maps. Grass might be slippery if the weather is wet.******************COURSE INFOLong Course 4.3km offering lots of route choice and navigationShort Course 2.1km and can be navigated on paths although there are shorter routes (i.e. buggy friendly)All controls from the park will be removed at 7:30pm.*************ENTRYEnter on line at ...
    Posted 25 Jun 2022, 09:38 by Elaine Sheridan
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