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.


  • Training Log Well done to all those eager orienteers who braved the elements last Saturday in Tir na Spideoige for our training day. Brian had some challenging training exercises planned to test our map reading and interpretation of the terrain.If you missed out last Saturday we will be returning to the area for more technical training on Saturday March 30th so put that date in your orienteering diary.Speaking of diaries, we now have a Strava club for CorkO. Strava is an online training platform for logging your workouts, easy runs, O races etc and keeping a digital training diary. https://www.strava.com/clubs/CorkO  Its easy to set up a Strava profile and link in garmin connects system. The ...
    Posted 7 Mar 2019, 11:20 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Training Day #1: Tir na Spideoige, Inchigeela Saturday 2nd March For anybody looking to progress or, improve their open-mountain orienteering, CorkO will be hosting two technical training days in March. This is especially relevant for those who hope to attend the upcoming Irish Orienteering Championships! The training days are scheduled for the following dates:Training Day #1: Saturday 2nd MarchTraining Day #2: Saturday 30th MarchThe two technical training events will take place at Tir na Spideoige near Inchigeela. This is an excellent technical area and was last used for Day 3 of the 2018 Shamrock O-Ringen. The training will help people get to grips with contours which will be a benefit to their orienteering in general and especially for the Irish championships and provincial championships. The ...
    Posted 1 Mar 2019, 02:14 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Munster League #3: Knocknagalty, Limerick SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24TH Event Info The second event in the 2019 Munster League will take place this Sunday February 24th at Knocknagalty, (Galty Wood), near Kilbeheny on the Limerick/Tipperary border. Mixed forestry, good road/track network. There will be courses to suit all levels of orienteering ability.SportIdent electronic timing will be used.COURSE INFORMATION******************************Brown 6.9kmBlue 5.4kmGreen 3.8kmLt green 2.3kmOrange 2.6kmYellow 1.7kmThe map has been updated. The forest is very nice place for a run.START TIMES******************Competitors can start anytime from 10:45am to 12:45pmPlease let us know by Friday if you are bringing a group - to ensure we have enough maps.Course closing time is 2pm - controls ...
    Posted 19 Feb 2019, 02:20 by Elaine Sheridan
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