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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

  • Ballyannon - Fun Relays Saturday 20th September The next CorkO event will take place at Ballyannon Wood in Midleton on this coming SATURDAY 20th September.We are organising a fun relay event (similar to the last Summer League event in Farran, except we won't have a BBQ!).  The format of the event will be teams of two competitors running 4 short courses, with each person running two short legs.  All courses are roughly the same length just 2.0km so each competitor will run 4.0km in total.  This promises to be a good training workout on Saturday morning and we would encourage all our Summer & Autumn League finishers to give it a lash.You do not need to arrive with a partner but do bring ...
    Posted by Elaine Sheridan
  • Autumn League #4: Fota House and Gardens Tuesday September 16th Results and Report A large crowd gathered in Fota House and Gardens on Tuesday evening to participate in our last evening orienteering event for 2014. The bright sunshine on the night really accentuated the scenic nature of the setting and demonstrated why this area always proves so popular with orienteers. Furthermore, the buggy friendly nature of the terrain attracted several young families to the event.The planner confined both the Explorer and Advanced courses to the region around the House, gardens and car parks and as a result many of the 84 participants on the night crossed paths on numerous occasions. When out orienteering it is always somewhat reassuring to encounter fellow competitors on the course but sometimes disconcerting when they exit a ...
    Posted by Elaine Sheridan
  • Autumn League #4: Fota House and Gardens TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 16TH Event Info The final event in the Cork Orienteering Club Autumn League will take place on Tuesday September 16th at Fota House and Gardens.This beautiful parkland terrain provides an ideal location to conclude our Autumn League. Fota's arboretum and gardens are internationally recognised and have the finest collections of rare and tender trees and shrubs grown outdoors in Ireland and Britain and I'm sure their autumnal colours will provide a stunning backdrop for Tuesday's orienteering event.-----------------------COURSE INFOAdvanced 4km, 20 controlsExplorer 2.3km, 12 controls (Buggy Friendly)------------------------------DIRECTIONS FROM CORK CITYFota is one of the only orienteering events in the country that you can get to directly by train! Timetables on www.irishrail.ie. If ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2014 05:34 by Elaine Sheridan
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