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.


  • CorkO 2018 Autumn League Fixtures After a short orienteering break we will be back in action on Tuesday August 28th when our Autumn League gets under way. So less than a week to go.Similar to the Summer League there will be two courses on offer each evening. A Short (~2km) and a Long (~5km).Complete three out of the six events to finish the league.AUTUMN LEAGUE FIXTURES**************************************AL#1: Tuesday August 28th Currabinny Wood, RingaskiddyAL#2: Tuesday September 4th James Fort, KinsaleAL#3: Tuesday September 11th Regional Park BallincolligAL#4: Sunday September 16th Cliona Callanan Memorial Event, Doneraile ParkAL#5: Tuesday September 18th Cork Showgrounds, CurraheenAL#6: Tuesday September 23rd Kinsale Urban-O, KinsaleFor all Tuesday evening ...
    Posted by Elaine Sheridan
  • CorkO 2018 Summer League Prize Winners Cork Orienteering Club is delighted with the success of our 2018 Summer Orienteering League. We very much appreciate the support from the many individuals and families who regularly made the journey every Tuesday evening to the various destinations throughout the city and county. Throughout the league campaign our Long courses covered a total of 51.7km across the various destinations while the Short courses amassed a staggering 24.1km of forest tracks and trails. Not so Short when you add them all together!  It was marvelous to see so many people trying the sport of orienteering for the first time. Over the 10 competitive weeks of the league we had over 146 individual entries on the Short course and a ...
    Posted 22 Jul 2018, 13:51 by Cork Orienteering
  • Summer League #11: Farran Forest Park July 17th Relay Race, BBQ and Prizegiving Results and Report Another Summer League series drew to a close on Tuesday night in Farran Forest Park. After ten fiercely competitive events at varied locations around the city and county the league concluded with a fun relay race. The weather has been incredibly fine throughout this year’s league and despite some localised showers in the early part of Tuesday afternoon we were fortunate once again to get to enjoy another fine evening of glorious sunshine for our Summer League finale After ten events were individuals pitted their orienteering skills against one another in the battle to be crowned Summer league champion Tuesday’s relay race was all about team work. Each team had to complete a Short leg (~2km) and a ...
    Posted 20 Jul 2018, 05:17 by Elaine Sheridan
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