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.


  • Munster League #1: Glengarra Wood Sunday January 22nd Event Info The first event in the 2017 Munster League will take place on Sunday January 22nd at Glengarra Wood, Tipperary. This a very scenic forest with two areas of Millennium Forest planting! Mixed forestry, good road/track network and open moorland. The area has been remapped for the event and there will be courses to suit all levels of orineteering ability.COURSE INFORMATION******************************Brown     7.7kmBlue        6.4kmGreen     4.7kmLt green 3.6kmRed        2.6kmOrange  2.2kmSTART TIMES******************Competitors can start anytime from 11am to 1pm.Please let us know if you are bringing a group.DIRECTIONS****************Glengarra Wood is very accessible from Cork and Dublin via the M8 motorway. Parking is in the first ...
    Posted 20 Jan 2017, 06:22 by Elaine Sheridan
  • CorkO Training Event SATURDAY JANUARY 14TH CBS Midleton Happy New Year!The commencement of the new year typically encourages people to set new year's resolutions or goals for the year ahead.So if improving your orienteering skills, attaining an orienteering Championship title in 2017 or simply trying orienteering is on your list for 2017 then you will be delighted to hear that CorkO are holding another training event on Saturday January 14th at CBS Midleton from 11am to 1pm.Our club coach Jens has lots of activities planned for the morning which will help you develop or fine tune your orienteering skillsThere will be training in map memory on a sprint style course for the advanced orienteers.There will also be an introduction to orienteering for ...
    Posted 6 Jan 2017, 05:46 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Christmas Fun Event: Regional Park Ballincollig TUESDAY DECEMBER 27TH @ 12pm Hi All,There is one final orienteering date for your 2016 orienteering diary and that is our Christmas Fun Event on Tuesday December 27th in the Regional Park Ballincollig.This event will be suitable for all the family so please encourage your family and friends to join us on our final outdoor adventure of the year.EVENT FORMAT*********************Group start SCORE event with a 45 minute time limit.There will be one course on the day which is suitable for buggies. Competitors have to visit as many of the 24 controls in any order they like within the time limit allowed.To further test you mental agility there will be a Christmas picture at every control and competitors will have ...
    Posted 21 Dec 2016, 02:36 by Elaine Sheridan
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