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

  • 19th Shamrock O-Ringen Starts Today Best of luck to everyone competing in the 19th Shamrock O-Ringen which starts today on the challenging terrain of Cobduff near Glengarriff in West Cork.Sunday will see competitors taking on the tough hill that is Shrone Hill and the scenic surrounds of Glengarriff Nature Reserve.Come Monday morning who will be leading the way around the fast open terrain at Derrycluvane on the Sheep's Head peninsula and who will be chasing them down to become the winner of the 19th Shamrock O-Ringen. The excitement is building and we're looking forward to welcoming everyone to the 2015 Shamrock O-Ringen. Safe travelling to all those coming for near and far to this unique event.
    Posted by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #4: Regional Park Ballincollig TUESDAY JUNE 2ND Event Info The fourth event in the Cork Orienteering Club Summer League will take place on Tuesday June 2nd at the Regional Park Ballincollig. Please note this event will start from the MIDDLE CAR PARK rather than the western end.The park extends along the south bank of the river Lee and the terrain is mixed parkland, with fast grass and path sections, some forest run and some undergrowth. The land was originally part of the Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills and the eastern end of the park is where the many ruins of the old Gunpowder Factory are still visible. Interesting route choice is provided by the limited number of crossing points along the canals and millraces which run throughout the park.----------------------COURSE ...
    Posted 29 May 2015, 04:55 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #3: Doneraile Park Tuesday May 26th Results and Report Doneraile Park was the destination for the third event in the CorkO Summer Orienteering League and what a truly spectacular location it proved to be. The clear blue sky and wonderful sunshine enriched every vista within the Park. It might have been the furthest event from the city in this year’s summer league but all those who travelled the extra distance weren’t disappointed. A warm evening and an even warmer welcome from our North Cork crew greeted all participants on the night.The glorious evening and the colourful bunting which adorned various trees on entering the park added to the atmosphere at the event. Although there are just 83 entries in the results there were probably over one ...
    Posted 27 May 2015, 10:02 by Elaine Sheridan
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